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Latest News & Events

9May
News

The Governor in Council today appointed Her Honour Magistrate Carolene Rhonda Gwynn a Judge of the County Court of Victoria.

9May
News

The Victorian Bar welcomes the increased funding provided by the Victorian Government to support victims of crime in the justice system.

Full media release below. 

 

2May
News

The Administrator, the President of the Court of Appeal, The Honourable Justice Chris Maxwell AC, as the Governor’s Deputy, with the advice of the Executive Council, today appointed Edward Winslow

20Apr
News

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death last Friday 14 April 2017 of Christopher William Gilligan. Chris was 64 ½ (born 2 October 1952).

13Apr
News

Farewell address by Jennifer Batrouney QC, President of the Victorian Bar - Thursday 13 April 2017 in the Federal Court at Melbourne upon the retirement of the Honourable Justice Christopher Neil J

5Apr
News

Address at the ceremonial sitting to welcome Her Honour Magistrate Jacinta Dwyer upon her appointment as a Magistrate by Dr Matthew Collins QC, Senior Vice-President of the Victorian Bar, on Wednes

5Apr
News

Address at the ceremonial sitting to welcome Her Honour Magistrate Jacinta Dwyer upon her appointment as a Magistrate by Dr Matthew Collins QC, Senior Vice-President of the Victorian Bar, on Wednes

3Apr
News

There will be a short special sitting of the High Court of Australia to mark the occasion of the first Melbourne sitting in the High Court of the Honourable Justice James Joshua Edelman and to enab

31Mar
News

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death on Tuesday 28 March 2017 of Jeffrey Robert Moore QC. Jeff was 76 (born 18 February 1941). 

31Mar
News

The Honourable Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC announced that she will be retiring effective from 1 October 2017.

28Mar
News

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death yesterday, Wednesday 27 March 2017, of David Benjamin Sharp. David was 77 (born 30 October 1939).

27Mar
News

Address at the ceremonial sitting to welcome His Honour Magistrate Raj Malhotra upon his appointment as a Magistrate by Jennifer Batrouney QC, President of the Victorian Bar, on Monday 27 March 201