News & Events


Latest News & Events

14Jan
News

The following services for the 2021 Opening of the Legal Year will be taking place:

11Jan
News

Bar Roll No: 923

It is with regret that we inform members of the passing of Colin Lovitt QC, who died on Sunday, 10 January. Colin was 76 years of age.

23Dec
News

The Hon Dr Christopher Jessup QC has been appointed as Acting Inspector‑General of Intelligence and Security.

17Dec
News

The Victorian Bar has a proud culture and tradition of providing pro bono assistance. Many of us know of colleagues who make an outstanding contribution representing parties on a pro bono basis. Please consider nominating them for the Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards for pro bono work provided during 2019 and 2020. 

16Dec
News

Following the recent Victorian Bar Council by-election, Peter Chadwick QC has been elected to the Bar Council in Category A.

16Dec
News

The Victorian Bar recognises the service of the Hon. Jill Hennessy MP in her role as Attorney-General of Victoria. The Bar and the Attorney-General’s office has always had a constructive working relationship and we look forward to continuing that relationship under her successor.

15Dec
News

Supreme Court of Victoria

The Executive Council has today appointed three members of the Bar to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court Trial Division:

8Dec
News

County Court of Victoria

The Governor in Council has today appointed Justin Hannebery QC as a judge of the County Court of Victoria, commencing today.

Details of the welcome ceremony will be announced when they are known.

7Dec
News

Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia

The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia have announced the appointment of Dr Anna Parker as Senior Registrar & National Operations Registrar—Judicial Case Management, based in the Melbourne registry.

The appointment is effective from today.

2Dec
News

On 26 November 2020, the High Court held a Special Sitting Farewell to the Honourable Justice Nettle AC.

The address by Dr Matt Collins AM QC, Vice-President of the Australian Bar Association and Former President of the Victorian Bar is here and the Transcript of the Special Sitting is here.