Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice (JCivLP)

Vital reading for all civil dispute practitioners

About the Journal
The Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice (ISSN: 1839-4574) is vital reading for all civil dispute practitioners and scholars. It brings together the many and varied issues encountered in practice, procedure and litigation, which cannot currently be found in a centralised resource.

Under the leadership of General Editor Roderick Joyce QSO QC and Professor Michael Legg, this quarterly journal will address civil litigation and practice issues. Each issue will comprise editorials, articles and case notes, comments and/or book reviews on a wide range of topics. Its Editorial Board comprises practitioners and experts from around Australia as well as from the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand.

General Editors
Roderick (Rod) Joyce QSO QC commenced practice as a barrister sole in 1975 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1985. He served as Judge of the District Courts of New Zealand from 1993 to 2014, and was a member of the New Zealand Rules Committee between 2002 and 2011. Rod is currently a Delegate of the Legal Complaints Review Office of the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, an Academic Fellow at the Faculty of Law of the University of Auckland, and a Continuing Legal Education instructor at the New Zealand Law Society. He is also General Editor of Thomson Reuters New Zealand product: Civil Procedure: District Courts and Tribunals. Before his service as a judge, Rod appeared in a wide range of civil and criminal cases at all court levels in New Zealand, as well as before the Privy Council in London prior to the establishment of the New Zealand Supreme Court. He has been actively involved in legal education for the last 20 years. In 2013, he was made a Companion of the Queen’s Service Order for services to the judiciary.

Michael Legg is a Professor at UNSW Law. He specialises in complex civil litigation, including regulatory litigation and class actions. He has written extensively on civil procedure and class actions. He holds law degrees from UNSW and the University of California, Berkeley and is admitted to practice in Australia (NSW) and the United States (New York Bar). Michael is a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Class Actions Committee.

Case Notes Editor
Louise Beange, Solicitor

Court Watch Editor
Dr Bernard Cairns, Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, University of Tasmania

State Editors
Federal
John Emmerig, Partner, Jones Day

Australian Capital Territory
Professor Peta Spender, Professor of Law, Australian National University; Presidential Member, ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACTCAT)

New South Wales
Professor Michael Legg, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

Queensland
Professor Bobette Wolski, Associate Professor of Law, Bond University

South Australia
Edward Stratton-Smith, Barrister, South Australian Bar

Tasmania
Chris Gunson, Barrister, Tasmanian Bar

Western Australia
Special Counsel, Squire Patton Boggs; Katja Levy, Barrister, Western Australian Bar

International Editors
Canada
Professor Trevor Farrow, Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada; Director of Clinical Legal Education, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada; Chair, Canadian Forum on Civil Justice

New Zealand
Roderick Joyce QSO QC, Delegate, Legal Complaints Review Office, New Zealand Ministry of Justice; Academic and Teaching Fellow, Civil Procedure, University of Auckland Faculty of Law; Continuing Legal Education Instructor, New Zealand Law Society.

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Roderick Joyce QSO QC joins the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice

Roderick Joyce QSO QC joins the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice

Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Roderick (Rod) Joyce QSO QC as Assistant Editor of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice. Mr Joyce’s appointments include: Barrister sole 1975-1985; Queen’s Counsel 1985-; Judge of the District Courts of New Zealand 1993-2014; Honorary Academic and Professional Teaching Fellow in Civil Procedure, University of ...more