Magistrates' Court of Victoria
The Governor in Council has appointed Simon Guthrie, Maria (Mia) Stylianou and Sharon Lea McRae as Magistrates. The appointments were made on Tuesday 26 June 2018.
Mr Guthrie was admitted to practice in 1985 and has practised as a Solicitor since then. He was a Partner in the firm Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers and headed the firm’s Geelong office since its opening in 1993.
Ms Stylianou was admitted to practice in 1993 and has been at the Victorian Bar for more than 10 years, before which she was an Associate Public Defender at Victoria Legal Aid. She had been with Victoria Legal Aid more than 10 years.
Ms McRae was admitted to practice in 1997 and has been a Judicial Registrar of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria for approaching 7 years, before which she was a Solicitor with Robinson Gill Lawyers in Box Hill for 4 years and, before that, a Deputy Registrar of the Magistrates’ Court for more than 4 years.
Details of their Ceremonial Sitting Welcomes are to be advised.