First Indian-origin judge to serve in the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Hament Dhanji was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1990, passed the Bar in 1997, and earned silk in 2010

First Indian-origin judge to serve in the Supreme Court of New South Wales
Image: Hament Dhanji (Twitter)

The Supreme Court of New South Wales (NSW) has appointed Hament Dhanji SC, a prominent Sydney barrister, as a judge.

“I congratulate Dhanji on his elevation, which comes after an outstanding career specializing in criminal law and appearing in different courts around Australia,” said Mark Speakman, Attorney General.