Honorary Secretary and Assistant Honorary Secretary: Expressions of Interest close 5:00pm on Monday, 20 November 2023


At its meeting on 9 November 2023, the Bar Council resolved to seek expressions of interest for the positions of Honorary Secretary and Assistant Honorary Secretary. 

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Expressions of interest must be received before 5:00pm on Thursday, 23 November 2023.

The Honorary Secretary and Assistant Honorary Secretary:

  • assist in the administration of membership matters, which includes dealing with applications to sign the Roll of Counsel and transfer requests from existing members;
  • interview prospective readers prior to each Readers’ Course;
  • attend Bar Council and management meetings of officeholders and staff when required;
  • assists the Bar Council Officeholders and members particularly in respect of the constitutional responsibilities of the Bar Council.

The time required to perform the role varies from week to week. On average, about 3-4 hours should be allocated each week, however the time required will be greater at certain times during the year, especially when reader interviews are being conducted prior to each Readers’ Course.