Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of The Hon. Justice Rachel Pepper as the Section Editor for a brand new Environmental Law Section in The Australian Law Journal. As part of a reinvigoration program, a range of new Sections are being commissioned to ensure that subscribers are receiving a wide range of valuable and useful content.
Justice Pepper was appointed as a Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW in May 2009.
From 1997 until her appointment in 2009, Justice Pepper practised as a barrister at the New South Wales Bar. Her principal areas of practice were general commercial law and public law, including constitutional law. While at the bar, Justice Pepper was a member of Bar Council from 2000-2009 and was Secretary of the Bar Council from 2006 to 2009.
Prior to being called to the bar, Justice Pepper was the Associate to Justice McHugh in the High Court of Australia from 1996 to 1997.
Justice Pepper’s expertise on issues relating to Environmental law of will be of great benefit to readers of The Australian Law Journal and we take great pleasure in welcoming her to the team.