Rowena Orr, QC, one of two silks assisting the landmark banking royal commission headed by former High Court judge Kenneth Hayne, offered a blunt assessment of the task confronting the inquiry on Monday.
- Michaela Whitbourn
- The Sydney Morning Herald
“The terms of reference … are broad and the time to report is short,” Orr told Hayne in Melbourne.
“We embrace the challenge involved in assisting you.”
Orr and her fellow counsel assisting the commission – Brisbane-based silk Michael Hodge, QC, and junior barristers Albert Dinelli, Eloise Dias and Mark Costello – have just 12 months to help Hayne uncover and…