The County Court offers a warm welcome to Ms Anne Hassan SC and Mr Kevin Doyle.
New judges Anne Hassan SC and Kevin Doyle bring a wealth of legal experience to the bench.
Ms Hassan is a Senior Counsel specialising in criminal law. She was admitted to legal practice in 2000 and signed the Victorian Bar roll in 2003.
She has served as a Crown Prosecutor for the State of Victoria and an Associate to Justice Marilyn Warren.
Mr Doyle brings more than 30 years of legal experience to the role. He has been a Crown Prosecutor for the State of Victoria since 2018.
He has also previously practised as a solicitor for the Legal Aid Commission, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service and the Northern Aboriginal Legal Aid Service in Darwin.
Ms Hassan is replacing Judge Julie Condon, and Mr Doyle is filling the role for soon-to-be Chief Magistrate Lisa Hannan.
Chief Judge Peter Kidd administered the oath and welcome both appointments at the respective ceremonies.
Judge Hassan's Welcome Ceremony was held on Tuesday 12 November, and Judge Doyle's Welcome Ceremony was held on Tuesday 19 November.