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The Victorian Bar is alarmed by recent political criticism of Victoria’s judiciary.
BAR ROLL NOS: 1789 & 2950
It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death early Tuesday morning 2 January 2018 of Richard Berian Phillips. Richard was 60 (born in England, 3 April 1957).
Changes to the County Court Rules which will come into effect on 1 January 2018. These changes are similar to the changes made at the Supreme Court in November 2017.
The Governor in Council today appointed The Honourable Justice Kim William Spencer Hargrave to be a Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
The Governor in Council has today appointed Michelle Lesley Quigley QC and John Ross Champion S.C., Director of Public Prosecutions for Victoria, to be Judges of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
AUSTRALIAN BAR ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW SILKS
The Governor-General in Council has appointed Caroline Kirton QC a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia
The Governor-General in Council has appointed The Honourable Justice William Alstergren Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia.
Judge of the County Court
The Governor in Council today appointed Julie Condon QC a Judge of the County Court of Victoria.
The profession will extend a Welcome in the Ceremonial Courtroom, Court 3-3 of the County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street Melbourne on:
Tuesday 19 December 2017 at 9:15 am
All counsel who are able to do so are asked to attend, robed (without wigs).
Read the latest news from the Law Council of Australia in the fortnightly Law Council Update.
Issue 38 of the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner RPA News, is available to read here.