New Appointment - Judicial Registrar

19 March 2021

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Peter Schmidt, National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar

We are pleased to announce that Peter Schmidt has been appointed as a National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar at the Federal Court of Australia. Mr Schmidt has over 30 years’ experience practising in litigation and commercial disputes, specialising in insolvency and restructuring. Since September 2020, Mr Schmidt was a Senior Consultant at Norton Rose Fulbright, Brisbane and prior to this position, Mr Schmidt was a Partner for over 20 years at Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Brisbane and was Head of Office from 2012 until 2017. Mr Schmidt will undertake a diverse range of high level legal work across the Court’s national practice areas, including conducting complex mediations and case management in support of judges. Mr Schmidt commenced at the Court on 15 March 2021 in Brisbane.