First Female Senior Public Defender for NSW

Thu May 30 2019
Media Release

Attorney General Mark Speakman announced yesterday the appointment of Belinda Rigg SC as Senior Public Defender for NSW. Mr Speakman said "Ms Rigg has been a Public Defender since 2004, delivering an outstanding legal service to disadvantaged members of our community,". "She has become a leader in the field of criminal justice in NSW and her elevation to Senior Public Defender is well deserved."

Ms Rigg is the first woman to be appointed as NSW’s Senior Public Defender and will replace Justice Mark Ierace, who has joined the bench of the NSW Supreme Court.

A full copy of the Media Release is available here.

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