Opening of the Legal Year 2019

14Dec2018

Monday 14 January 2019 in Geelong

Ecumenical Service and Ceremonial Sitting of the Supreme Court
Christ Church Anglican Church, 57 McKillop Street (corner Moorabool and McKillop Streets), Geelong at 8:30 am – procession assembles at 8:25 am; followed by the ceremonial sitting of the Supreme Court in the Law Courts at Geelong at 10 am; then morning tea at the Law Courts at the 10:30 am. Click here to view the flyer

Judges and Counsel robe (without wigs) and medals are worn.

Tuesday 29 January 2019 in Melbourne

Ecumenical Service
The Scots’ Church, corner Russell and Collins Streets, Melbourne, at 9 am – procession assembles at 8:45 am; followed by morning tea.                                      

CLICK HERE to RSVP by 21 January 2019

Judges and Counsel robe (without wigs) and medals are worn.
 

Red Mass
St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral at 9 am – procession assembles 8:45 am; followed by morning tea with Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Peter Elliott in the Cathedral Presbytery. Click here to view the flyer

RSVP 15 January 2019 to Lisa Edwards lisa@mcfarlanelegal.com.au or 9602 5440

Judges and Counsel robe and medals are worn.
 

Eastern Orthodox Service
St Eustathios Greek Orthodox Church at 9 am – procession assembles 8:45 am; followed by morning tea with Their Graces Bishop Ezekiel and Bishop Iakovos. Click here to view the flyer

Judges and Counsel robe (without wigs) and medals are worn.
 

Synagogue Service
The East Melbourne Synagogue (The East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation), 488 Albert Street, East Melbourne at 9 am – no procession; followed by morning tea.

Judges and Counsel robe (without wigs) and medals are worn.
 

International Commission of Jurists Community Opening
Waldron Hall, County Court of Victoria at 9 am.

RSVP 21 January 2019 to Campbell Thomson campbellthomson@vicbar.com.au

Robes are not worn.
 

Wednesday 6 February 2019 in Melbourne

Victoria Law Foundation Legal Laneway Breakfast
Corner Hardware Lane and Little Bourke St at 8 am.

RSVP 23 January 2019 (bookings essential) https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/victoria-law-foundation-legal-laneway-breakfast-2019-tickets-52031935921