Andrew Barr has announced the appointment of the barrister David Mossop to the Magistrates Court.
Mr Mossop brings with him 14 years of expertise as a barrister in the ACT with extensive experience in civil proceedings across a range of ACT and Federal courts and tribunals.
He has the localised legal and cultural knowledge of the Territory and the laws he will be applying as a magistrate. His areas of practice at the Bar have included constitutional, administrative, commercial, tenancy and planning law.
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Before commencing his career at the bar, Mr Mossop was a solicitor in the ACT and NSW Environmental Defender’s Offices. He also served as an associate to High Court Justice Michael McHugh from 1995 to 1996.
He has a bachelor of science and a bachelor of laws from the University of New South Wales and a master of laws from the Australian National University.