James Edelman has been appointed to the High Court of Australia.

Having been appointed to the Federal Court of Australia in 2015, Justice Edelman will replace Susan Kiefel who has been appointed as the High Court chief justice.

The Hon Justice Edelman (Magdalen 1998) was a Rhodes Scholar and obtained his DPhil in Law in 2001, before becoming a Professor of the Law of Obligations at the Oxford Faculty of Law in 2008. He remains connected to the Faculty and we offer him our warmest congratulations in his new appointment.