The Civil Litigation Committee monitors issues in relation to civil law and civil claim procedures, and provides input to law reform proposals affecting aspects of civil litigation. The committee also monitors developments to the Court Procedure Rules. Committee Chair, Richard Faulks, is a member of the Joint Rules Advisory Committee, and the committee also receives regular input from guests representing the ACT Supreme and Magistrates Courts and the ACAT, as well as the ACT Bar Association.

You can contact the committee directly through the Law Society's Policy and Research Team on


  • Richard Faulks (Chair)
  • Alexander Barrett
  • Charlene Barriga
  • Chase Deans
  • John Henry
  • Kristen Hurford
  • Jesse Iliopoulos
  • Sarah McJannett
  • Anna Reynhout
  • Ellen Teys
  • James Treloar
  • Representative (ACT Bar Association): Wayne Sharwood
  • Representative (ACT Supreme Court): Danielle Gatehouse
  • Representative (ACT Magistrates Court): Belinda Barry
  • Representative (ACT Civil & Administrative Tribunal): Kristy Carter
  • Staff: Policy & Research Team

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