Robert Bromwich, SC (LLM 1993) appointed Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

12 December 2012

Sydney Law School would like to congratulate Robert Bromwich, SC (LLM 1993) on his appointment as Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

In a news release issued today, Attorney-General Nicola Roxon said, "Mr Bromwich is a distinguished member of the legal community and brings with him a considerable level of knowledge and experience in criminal law.

"Under his leadership, I am confident that the Office of the CDPP will continue to provide the highest quality prosecution services to the Australian community.
"Mr Bromwich has gone full circle, starting as a legal officer in the Office of the CDPP many years ago, he worked his way up through the ranks to In-house Counsel before going to the Private Bar and he now returns as its Director."

Mr Bromwich has 27 years' experience as a legal practitioner.

He was a barrister at the NSW Bar for 11 years before being appointed Senior Counsel in 2009.
During this time, Mr Bromwich has appeared as both prosecution and defence counsel in a number of complex criminal jury trials and appeals, specialising in insider trading, fraud and drug offences.
Mr Bromwich has held a range of roles in private practice and with the Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, including Senior Assistant Director from 1991-1995 and In-house Counsel from 1995-1997.
Read the announcement in full.

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