Bar Statistics

Membership statistics as at December 2016:

imageBar Membership
The total number of counsel now in practice at the Victorian Bar is 2020 comprising:
281 Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel and
1739 Junior Counsel.

Membership Statistics as at Sunday, 22 January 2017 2:20 AM

Division Description

Female

Male

Total

AI

Victorian Practising Counsel

572

1448

2020

- Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel

32

249

281

- Junior Counsel

540

1199

1739

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

54

60

- Junior Counsel

10

59

70

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

10

7

17

- Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel

0

0

0

- Junior Counsel

10

7

17

BI Governors

1

0

1

BII Judges, Associate Judges, Magistrates and Judicial Registrars

68

191

259

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

117

126

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

750

2132

2883