News & Events


3Jun

The Victorian Bar invites you to the launch of the second edition of the Good Conduct Guide.

9May

In 2018, the Bar conducted a 'listening tour' of General Counsel to further understand the decline in market share of the Commercial Bar.

Latest News & Events

21May
News

A Special General Meeting of the Victorian Bar will be held at 5pm on Wednesday 12 June 2019, in the Neil McPhee Room, Level 1, Owen Dixon Chambers East, at which proposed amendments to the Constitution of the Victorian Bar will be put for the consideration of members.

17May
News

At the declaration of the poll following the Bar Council by-election on 15 May 2019, Dr Suzanne McNicol QC was declared elected in category A: Queen’s counsel, senior counsel or junior counsel of n

17May
News

BAR ROLL NO: 2852

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of Leo La Fontaine. Leo passed away on Monday at the age of 82 years.

15May
News

Members are reminded that voting for the 2018-2019 Bar Council by-election closes at 5 pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019.

7May
News

Nominations for the 2018-19 Bar Council by-election closed at 5pm on Monday 6 May 2019. 13 members of the Bar nominated for the vacancy in category A (Queen’s counsel, senior counsel or junior counsel who are of not less than 15 years’ standing).

2May
News

Nominations for the 2019 Bar Council by-election close on Monday 6 May 2019.

Nominations must reach the Honorary Secretary on or before 5pm, Monday 6 May 2019 at the Bar office, Level 5, Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, or by email at denise.bennett@vicbar.com.au.

17Apr
News

MAGISTRATES’ COURT OF VICTORIA

The Governor in Council has appointed Shiva Pillai to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.

His Honour Magistrate Pillai’s appointment commenced yesterday.

17Apr
News

COUNTY COURT OF VICTORIA

The Governor in Council has appointed George Georgiou SC and Elizabeth Brimer QC as judges of the County Court of Victoria. Her Honour Judge Brimer commenced in the County Court yesterday. George Georgiou will commence tomorrow.

16Apr
News

Federal Court of Australia 

The profession will extend a welcome at a ceremonial sitting of the Full Court in Court 1 of the Federal Court of Australia on Level 8 of the Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William Street, Melbourne on:  

Monday 6 May 2019 at 9.30am.

16Apr
News

SUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA

The Governor in Council has appointed Jacinta Forbes QC as a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, commencing today.