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Latest News & Events

16Aug
News

The Governor in Council yesterday, 15 August 2017, appointed Aileen Mary Ryan QC and Paul Joseph Francis Higham Judges of the County Court of Victoria.

8Aug
News

The Governor in Council today appointed The Honourable Justice Anne Ferguson Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, effective 2 October 2017.

8Aug
News

The Victorian Bar extends its congratulations to the Honourable Justice Anne Ferguson on her appointment as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, effective from 2 October 2017.

1Aug
News

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

The Governor in Council, on Tuesday 25 July 2017, appointed Carolyn Maree Burnside, Abigail Ivy Burchill and David Henry Starvaggi as Magistrates.

28Jul
News

BAR ROLL NO: 2129

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death last Saturday 22 July 2017 of His Honour Sheamus Peter Gebhardt. Peter was 80 (born 23 August 1936).

A Service of Thanksgiving for Peter’s Life will be held in the Chapel of Trinity College, University of Melbourne, 100 Royal Parade, Parkville on Thursday 17 August 2017 at 2 pm.

 

28Jul
News

Court of Appeal - Supreme Court of Victoria 

There will be a ceremonial sitting of the Supreme Court of Victoria to mark the retirement of the Honourable Justice Robert Frank Redlich from the Court of Appeal in the Banco Court of the Supreme Court, 210 William Street, Melbourne on Wednesday 9 August 2017 at 5 pm.

All counsel who are able to attend are requested to do so, robed (wigs are not worn in the Supreme Court).

25Jul
News

The Governor in Council today appointed Michael Glennon O’Connell SC a Judge of the County Court of Victoria.

14Jul
News

BAR ROLL NO. 1144

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death on 22 June of Michael Anthony Adams QC.  Michael was 68 (born 10 March 1949).

29Jun
News

BAR ROLL NO: 1251 & 1763 

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death on Tuesday 27 June 2017 of Michael Scarfo. Michael was 66 (born 20 January 1951).

27Jun
News

Address by Christopher Winneke QC on Tuesday 27 June 201

19Jun
News

BAR ROLL NO: 634
It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death last Thursday 15 June 2017 of The Honourable Allan William McDonald AO, QC.  He was 80 (born 3 March 1937).

14Jun
News

The Governor in Council today appointed Douglas Andrew Trapnell QC a Judge of the County Court of Victoria.