New Judge Appointed To The County Court

Attorney-General Martin Pakula today announced the appointment of Trevor Wraight QC as a judge of the County Court.

Mr Wraight has more than 20 years’ experience as a legal practitioner, specialising in criminal law, occupational health and safety, coronial inquiries, and professional disciplinary matters.

He was admitted to the Victorian Bar in 1995 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014.

Mr Wraight has appeared in many high-profile cases in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts, and the Court of Appeal. He regularly appears on behalf of the Victorian Workcover Authority in matters relating to Occupational Health and Safety.

As well as his many legal duties, Mr Wraight teaches at the Bar Readers Course. He has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of London.

Mr Wraight’s appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge David Anthony Parsons in August after 11 years of service as a County Court Judge.

Quotes attributable to Attorney-General Martin Pakula

“Mr Wraight has experience in criminal law and matters relating to occupational health and safety, and I congratulate him on his appointment.”

“Mr Wraight is deeply respected within the Victorian legal community and I have no doubt that he will make an outstanding contribution to the County Court.”

“I wish to thank Judge Parsons for more than a decade of dedicated service to the County Court and the Victorian community.”