Bar Statistics

Membership statistics as at December 2016:

imageBar Membership
The total number of counsel now in practice at the Victorian Bar is 2015 comprising:
277 Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel and
1738 Junior Counsel.

Membership Statistics as at Friday, 24 March 2017 9:13 PM

Division Description

Female

Male

Total

AI

Victorian Practising Counsel

574

1441

2015

- Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel

32

245

277

- Junior Counsel

542

1196

1738

AII Crown Prosecutors and Public Defenders

9

18

27

AIII Overseas and Interstate Practising Counsel

16

113

130

- Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel

6

53

59

- Junior Counsel

10

60

71

AIV Victorian Practising Counsel Without Current Practising Certificate, Temporarily on Leave

8

6

14

- Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel

0

0

0

- Junior Counsel

8

6

14

BI Governors

1

0

1

BII Judges, Associate Judges, Magistrates and Judicial Registrars

69

196

265

BIII Ministers of the Crown & Members of Parliament

0

3

3

BIV Solicitors-General & Directors of Public Prosecutions

0

4

4

BV Full-time Members of Statutory Tribunals

14

21

35

BVI Crown Counsel & Parliamentary Counsel

1

1

2

BVII Other Official Appointments

4

3

7

CI Retired Judges and Other Judicial Officers

9

116

125

CII Retired Holders of Public Office other than Judicial Office

5

11

16

CIII Retired Counsel

34

183

217

D Academics

7

12

19

Total Membership

751

2128

2880