Bar Statistics

Membership statistics as at December 2016:

imageBar Membership
The total number of counsel now in practice at the Victorian Bar is 2013 comprising:
276 Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel and
1737 Junior Counsel.

Membership Statistics as at Monday, 24 April 2017 9:21 PM

Division Description

Female

Male

Total

AI

Victorian Practising Counsel

576

1437

2013

- Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel

32

244

276

- Junior Counsel

544

1193

1737

AII Crown Prosecutors and Public Defenders

9

18

27

AIII Overseas and Interstate Practising Counsel

17

114

132

- Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel

7

53

60

- Junior Counsel

10

61

72

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

71

196

267

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

13

22

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

4

11

15

CIII Retired Counsel

34

185

219

D Academics

6

11

17

Total Membership

753

2128

2882