News & Events


6Jun

Family Law: Realities, Expectations and Hope

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The Honourable John Pascoe AC CVO | Chief Justice of the Family Court (AUSTRALIA)

29Jan

Details for the observances and events for the Opening of the Legal Year 

 

Latest News & Events

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:

25Jan
News

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

25Jan
News

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

25Jan
News

Federal Circuit Court of Australia

The Governor-General in Council last December appointed Caroline Eve Kirton QC a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to commence in the Melbourne Registry on 29 January 2018.

The profession will extend a Welcome at a Ceremonial Sitting of the Full Court in Court 4A of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia on Level 4 of the Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William Street, Melbourne on:

Monday 19 February 2018 at 9:15am

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

23Jan
News

THE MAGISTRATES’ COURT OF VICTORIA

The Profession will extend a Farewell to Her Honour Magistrate Jillian Mary Crowe at a Ceremonial Sitting of The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria at the Ringwood Magistrates’ Court, 39 Ringwood Street, Ringwood in Courtroom 1 on Wednesday 31 January 2018 at 9:30 am.

All counsel who are able to do so are asked to attend. Counsel do not robe in the Magistrates’ Court. There will be a Morning Tea after the Ceremonial Sitting and the Court has asked that those attending RSVP to the Senior Registrar at Ringwood david.howard@courts.vic.gov.au.

 

22Jan
News

The Attorney-General, the Hon Martin Pakula MP, seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons for appointment as a magistrate of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.

19Jan
News

The Victorian Bar is alarmed by recent political criticism of Victoria’s judiciary.