The Attorney General, the Hon Mark Speakman SC has today announced Deputy Senior Public Defender Sophia Beckett has been appointed to the bench of the District Court of NSW.
Ms Beckett will be sworn into her new position at a ceremonial sitting on Level 21, John Maddison Tower at 9am on Monday 30 September. The Hon Mark Speakman SC MP will speak on behalf of the NSW Bar Association. Robes and wigs are to be worn and in the case of silk, full bottomed wigs are worn.
A full copy of the media release is available here.