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Media release

Mallesons partner appointed to NSW Supreme Court

​Ashley Black, a Dispute Resolution Partner at Mallesons for 16 years, was today appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of NSW. 

Mr Black said: "I'm extremely honoured to be appointed and to have the opportunity to contribute to the court's work".

Ashley Black has considerable experience in complex commercial and corporate litigation and has acted on numerous regulatory enquiries.  He is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney and a Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales. 

Robert Milliner, Chief Executive of Mallesons Stephen Jaques said: "We are delighted by Ashley's appointment, he has been an outstanding partner and wish him every success in his role as a justice of the Supreme Court. Mallesons has a history of producing outstanding talent and Ashley's appointment follows earlier appointments of Mallesons partners to the judiciary and in senior regulatory roles".

Mr Black will be sworn in as a Supreme Court judge on Monday 4 July 2011.

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For further information, please contact Sue Ashe +61 2 9296 3716  or Elle Quinn +61 2 9296 3730

Editor’s notes:

The following individuals were all Partners at Mallesons Stephen Jaques:

Julie Ward - NSW Supreme Court Judge

Reg Barrett - NSW Supreme Court Judge

Richard White - NSW Supreme Court Judge

Emilios Kyrou - Vic Supreme Court Judge

Jayne Jagot - Federal Court of Australia Judge

Christopher Stevenson - WA District Court Judge



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