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The Hon. Justice Janine Clare Pritchard

Janine Clare Pritchard was appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 11 June 2010 and appointed as a judge of the Court of Appeal on 13 September 2018. Her Honour had previously served as Deputy President of the State Administrative Tribunal after her appointment to the District Court of Western Australia in June 2009.

Justice Pritchard has a Bachelor of Laws degree (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Australian National University in Canberra and a Master of Laws degree (with Distinction) from the University of London. She also has a Graduate Diploma in Women's Studies from Murdoch University.

In 1991 Justice Pritchard joined the then Crown Solicitor's Office (now the State Solicitor's Office) and worked in that office until her appointment to the bench. Justice Pritchard also lectured and tutored in law at Western Australian universities at various times during the same period.

Last updated: 13-Sep-2018

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