The Federal Court has announced the appointment of Peter Schmidt as a National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar based in Brisbane.
Mr Schmidt has more than 30 years’ experience practising in litigation and commercial disputes, particularly insolvency and restructuring. He has worked a Senior Consultant and Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, 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. He commenced at the court in Brisbane on 15 March.