NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced retired Federal Court judge Hon Dr Annabelle Bennett AO SC will lead a review of laws about access to people’s social media accounts and other digital assets after they die or become incapacitated.
Mr Speakman said the eminently experienced legal practitioner has been appointed as a part-time Commissioner of the Law Reform Commission (LRC).
“Dr Bennett served as a judge for 13 years until 2016 after a successful career as Senior Counsel at the NSW Bar. Her considerable expertise will be a valuable asset to the LRC,” Mr Speakman said. For the full media release please click here