25 July 2017, Abigail Burchill appointed to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.
Attorney-General Martin Pakula has appointed three top barristers to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria today.
Abigail Burchill, Carolyn Burnside and David Starvaggi have been appointed as magistrates after forging highly successful legal careers.
Abigail Burchill was a senior solicitor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions before joining the Victorian Bar in 2011.
Ms Burchill has dealt with matters including drug importations, cybercrime, Medicare fraud and cultural heritage.
A Dja Dja Wurrung Yorta Yorta woman, Ms Burchill was the Director of Aboriginal Housing Victoria and also sat on the Victorian Bar’s Indigenous Lawyers’ Committee.