Home / Diaspora / Hament Dhanji becomes 1st Indian-origin Aussie to become Judge of NSW Supreme Cour …
Hament Dhanji becomes 1st Indian-origin Aussie to become Judge of NSW Supreme Court

Hament Dhanji becomes 1st Indian-origin Aussie to become Judge of NSW Supreme Court

AUSTRALIA: Sydney barrister Hament Dhanji SC on Wednesday became the first Indian-origin Aussie to be appointed for the role of Justice in the supreme court of New South Whales.

Dhanji was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1990 and posses over three decades of legal experience, Australian High Commission to India informed in a tweet.

“Sydney barrister Hament Dhanji SC has become the first Australian of Indian descent to be appointed a judge of the New South Wales Supreme Court. Admitted as a legal practitioner in 1990, Dhanji has over three decades of legal experience. Congratulations,” the tweet said.

Meanwhile, Australia’s Minister for Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence and NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman remarked on the development and said that “His immense knowledge of the criminal law will be a valuable asset to the bench”.

Get Breaking news and Latest News from India and around the world on GlobalPunjabTV.net. Follow us on Facebook for more updates.

Check Also

Nearly 20 lakh people die due to work-related causes each year: WHO

Nearly 20 lakh people die due to work-related causes each year: WHO

GENEVA: Nearly 2 million people die from work-related causes each year, including from illnesses associated …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *