Angus Stewart who did such a tremendous job in exposing many of the wrongs regarding how the Watchtower deals with child abuse accusations during the Australian Royal Commission into the handling of child abuse has been given a well deserved appointment.
A media release on 22 Feb. 2019 states in part -
Mr Darren Jackson SC, Mr Michael O'Bryan QC, Mr Angus Stewart SC and Mr John Snaden have been appointed as judges of the Federal Court of Australia...
Mr Stewart will commence in the Sydney registry on 25 February 2019. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in 1986 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1991 at the University of Natal in South Africa, and completed a Bachelor of Civil Law (Hons) at the University of Oxford in 1994. Mr Stewart practised at the Bar in South Africa for 15 years, with five years as silk. He was called to the New South Wales Bar in 2011 and was appointed silk in 2014. Mr Stewart has specialised in admiralty and maritime law, international trade and international commercial arbitration, in addition to practice across a number of other areas of law.