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Latest News & Events

16Feb
News

This week's issue of 'In Brief' is now available and can be downloaded here.

13Feb
News

The latest news from the Victoria Law Foundation can be read here

9Feb
News

Nominations are hereby called for a by-election to fill a vacancy in the 2017/2018 Bar Council. The by-election
will be conducted online. Instructions for online voting can be downloaded here.

8Feb
News

Read the latest news from the Law Council of Australia in the fortnightly Law Council Update.

7Feb
News

The latest edition of the Victoria Legal Aid Brief can be read here

7Feb
News

Issue 38 of the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner RPA News, is available to read here.  

6Feb
News

Coroner of the Coroners Court of Victoria

The Governor in Council has today appointed Darren James Bracken a Coroner of the Coroners Court of Victoria.

The Oath of Office will be administered by the State Coroner privately. Mr Bracken is expected to begin his duties tomorrow.

2Feb
News

Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria

The Governor in Council, on Tuesday 19 December 2017, appointed Michelle Lesley Quigley QC a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Her Honour was sworn-in by the Governor on 20 December 2017.

The legal profession will extend a welcome to Her Honour in the Banco Court of the Supreme Court of Victoria, 210 William Street Melbourne on:

Wednesday 21 February 2018 at 9:15 am

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

2Feb
News

Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria

The Governor in Council, on Tuesday 19 December 2017, appointed John Ross Champion SC, Director of Public Prosecutions a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

2Feb
News

This week's issue of 'In Brief' is now available and can be downloaded here.

29Jan
News

BAR ROLL NO: 467

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death on Friday 26 January 2018 of The Honourable Alec James Southwell QC – nick-named “Ginger”. Alec was 91 (born 1 November 1926).

29Jan
News

The Bar congratulates the following members of our Bar who received awards: