Law Society congratulates new Senior Counsel

Law Society of Western Australia Media Statement

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Mr Stephen Wright, Ms Amanda Burrows and Mr Simon Freitag, each of whom has been appointed Senior Counsel, as announced today by the Chief Justice of Western Australia, the Hon Wayne Martin AC.

Mr Wright practises as a barrister, specialising in native title, including Aboriginal heritage, trusts and mining, and taxation, Ms Burrows is a criminal prosecutor with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, while Mr Freitag practises as a criminal barrister from Albert Wolff Chambers.

Law Society President Alain Musikanth said, “I warmly congratulate Mr Wright, Ms Burrows and Mr Freitag on their appointments as Senior Counsel. All are highly regarded and respected senior Western Australian advocates, and their appointments are reflective of their eminence, integrity and independence.”

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For comment please contact:

Andrew MacNiven
Media and Communications Officer
(08) 9324 8634
amacniven@lawsocietywa.asn.au

About us: The Law Society of Western Australia is the peak professional association for lawyers in the State. The Law Society is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the representation of its more than 3800 members. The Law Society enhances the legal profession through its position as a respected leader and contributor on law reform, access to justice and the rule of law. The Law Society is widely acknowledged by the legal profession, government and the community as the voice of the legal profession in Western Australia.

Law Society congratulates new Senior Counsel

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Mr Stephen Wright, Ms Amanda Burrows and Mr Simon Freitag, each of whom has been appointed Senior Counsel, as announced today by the Chief Justice of Western Australia, the Hon Wayne Martin AC.

Mr Wright practises as a barrister, specialising in native title, including Aboriginal heritage, trusts and mining, and taxation, Ms Burrows is a criminal prosecutor with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, while Mr Freitag practises as a criminal barrister from Albert Wolff Chambers.

Law Society President Alain Musikanth said, “I warmly congratulate Mr Wright, Ms Burrows and Mr Freitag on their appointments as Senior Counsel. All are highly regarded and respected senior Western Australian advocates, and their appointments are reflective of their eminence, integrity and independence.”

– ENDS –

For comment please contact:

Andrew MacNiven
Media and Communications Officer
(08) 9324 8634
amacniven@lawsocietywa.asn.au

About us: The Law Society of Western Australia is the peak professional association for lawyers in the State. The Law Society is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the representation of its more than 3800 members. The Law Society enhances the legal profession through its position as a respected leader and contributor on law reform, access to justice and the rule of law. The Law Society is widely acknowledged by the legal profession, government and the community as the voice of the legal profession in Western Australia.