Judicial Profiles

Justice Janine Pritchard
President, State Administrative Tribunal

Justice Pritchard commenced as the President of the State Administrative Tribunal on 4 June 2019.

Her Honour was appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2010 and appointed as a judge of the Court of Appeal in 2018.  Between June 2009 and June 2010, her Honour was a judge of the District Court of Western Australia and during that period she served as a Deputy President of the State Administrative Tribunal. 

From 1991 until her appointment to the District Court, Justice Pritchard worked at the Western Australian State Solicitor’s Office.  Justice Pritchard also lectured and tutored in law at Western Australian universities at various times during the same period.

Justice Pritchard holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Australian National University, as well as a Master of Laws degree (with Distinction) from the University of London. Her Honour also holds a Graduate Diploma in Women’s Studies from Murdoch University.

 

Judge Kathleen (Kate) Helen Glancy
Deputy President, State Administrative Tribunal

Judge Glancy was appointed as Deputy President of the State Administrative Tribunal for a five year term commencing on 21 October 2020.

Her Honour was appointed to the District Court of Western Australia commencing on 9 January 2018.

Prior to her appointment to the District Court, Judge Glancy held the position of Deputy State Solicitor at the State Solicitor's Office where she had commenced as an Articled Clerk in 1993.

Her Honour graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Industrial Relations and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

 

Judge David Parry
District Court of Western Australia
Deputy President, State Administrative Tribunal

Judge David Parry graduated from the University of Sydney with the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (1987) and Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) (1989) and from the University of Oxford with a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) degree (1991). Judge Parry practised as a solicitor with Allen, Allen & Hemsley, Sydney (1991 - 1993) and then as an independent barrister at St James' Hall Chambers and Martin Place Chambers, Sydney (1994 - 2004). He tutored in Evidence at the University of Sydney Law School (1992 - 1993) and was the Managing Editor of the Environmental Law Reporter published by the NSW Environment and Planning Law Association (2001 - 2003).

Judge Parry was appointed as a senior member of the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (SAT) and served as the head of the Tribunal’s development and resources stream from the establishment of SAT in January 2005 until his appointment as a Judge of the District Court of Western Australia and as a Deputy President of the Tribunal in June 2011. Judge Parry was as a Deputy President of SAT for five years from June 2011 to June 2016 and heard cases in the development and resources, guardianship and administration and vocational regulation jurisdictions.

After sitting as a criminal and civil trial judge in the District Court from July 2016 to September 2017, Judge Parry was reappointed as a Deputy President of SAT for a further five year term commencing on 9 October 2017.

He is the principal author of several of SAT's practice notes, pamphlets and other publications, including the Standard orders made at directions hearings, mediation and compulsory conferences. Judge Parry is the co-author (with Member Dr Bertus De Villiers) of the book Guide to proceedings in the WA State Administrative Tribunal (Lawbook Co / Thomson Reuters, 2012) and a corresponding chapter in the WA Lawyers’ Practice Manual. He has also written a number of journal articles in relation to SAT's practice, procedure and dispute resolution processes.


Last updated: 14-Jan-2021

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