News & Events


22May

Hosted by the Student Engagement Committee and Indigenous Justice Committee of the Victorian Bar, this event gives students the opportunity to have their questions on the path to becoming a barrister and what barristers do answered by a live panel of members of the Victorian Bar.

21May

This panel will reflect on the inaugural diversity internship in 2023, which provided an invaluable opportunity for law students from diverse backgrounds to undertake a paid internship whilst being supervised by members of the Victorian Bar and the Judiciary. Meet our inaugural interns and hear about their experiences along with the judges who hosted them

Latest News & Events

20May
News

His Honour Magistrate Michael Gurvich
His Honour Magistrate Andrew Waters

A welcome sitting to mark the appointments of his Honour Magistrate Michael Gurvich and his Honour Magistrate Andrew Waters will be held in Courtroom 1, Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, 233 William Street Melbourne on:

Friday, 31 May 2024 at 9:00am

17May
News

Bar Roll No. 708

A funeral will be held at St Joan of Arc, 118 New Street, Brighton on:

Friday, 7 June 2024 at 11:00am.

We extend our deepest sympathies to Ian's family and friends.

9May
News

The Attorney-General of Victoria has announced the appointments of seven Magistrates to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, including two members of the Victorian Bar:

Michael Gurvich

Andrew Waters

2May
News

The Victorian Bar is proud to announce "Lawyers on Film," a panel discussion and Q&A session that will explore the intersection of law and cinema.

2May
News

Bar Roll No. 708

It is with deep regret that the Bar informs members of the death of Ian Hayden.

30Apr
News

Members of the Bar are invited to attend a “town hall” meeting and share with the Strategic Plan Working Group their thoughts and suggestions about the Victorian Bar Strategic Plan.    

26Apr
News

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

A ceremony to farewell his Honour Magistrate John Hardy will be held in Court 1 of the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, 233 William Street, Melbourne on:

Monday, 27 May 2024 at 4:15pm

23Apr
News

Supreme Court of Victoria
Court of Appeal

A welcome ceremony to mark the appointment of the Honourable Justice Rowena Orr as a Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria will be held in Banco Court, Supreme Court of Victoria, 210 William Street, Melbourne on:

Tuesday, 21 May 2024 at 9:15am

17Apr
News

Supreme Court of Victoria
Court of Appeal

The Honourable Chief Justice Anne Ferguson has advised that the Executive Council has appointed Rowena Jane Orr KC as a Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria, effective 18 April 2024.

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

17Apr
News

Solicitor-General of Victoria

The Governor in Council has today appointed Alistair Pound SC as the next Solicitor-General of Victoria, commencing on 23 April 2024.