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18Sep
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Bar Roll No: 2284

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the recent death of Wallace Gervase Meehan. Wallace passed away on 12 September 2019 at the age of 82 years.

18Sep
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Bar Roll No: 1377

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of Joan Dwyer OAM, who passed away peacefully last week at the age of 79, after a five-year battle with cancer.

A celebration of the life of Joan Dwyer OAM will be held at Leonda by the Yarra, 2 Wallen Road, Hawthorn on Thursday 19 September at 1.30 for 2pm.

17Sep
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Fifteen of Hume City’s brightest young legal minds have been recognised as part of the Victorian Bar Foundation’s Student Achievement Awards.

Each of the award winners, from a variety of Hume secondary schools, received $1000 from the Foundation and $500 from Hume City Council.

17Sep
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Magistrates' Court of Victoria

The Governor in Council has today appointed her Honour Judge Lisa Hannan as Chief Magistrate of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, commencing on 17 November 2019.

Judge Hannan will replace Chief Magistrate Lauritsen on his retirement from the role.

10Sep
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COUNTY COURT OF VICTORIA

The Governor in Council has today appointed Coroner Rosemary Carlin as a judge of the County Court of Victoria.

4Sep
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Arthur Moses SC, President of the Law Council of Australia and Dr Matt Collins AM QC, President of the Victorian Bar, spoke on Wednesday 4 September at the National Press Club.

29Aug
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Bar Roll No: 1138

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of John Denis Philbrick QC, known to his friends and colleagues as “Fearless”. John passed away on Friday 23 August 2019, aged 71.

12Aug
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Bar Roll No: 2524

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of Bryan Dwyer, who passed away on 31 July 2019.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Bryan Maurice Dwyer will be held at Tobin Brothers Tree of Life Chapel, 1382 High Street, Malvern on Wednesday 14 August 2019, commencing at 11:00am. A private cremation will follow.

6Aug
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COUNTY COURT OF VICTORIA

The Governor in Council has appointed Arushan Pillay as a Judge of the County Court of Victoria.

A welcome ceremony will be held at 9.15am on Friday 16 August at the County Court.

30Jul
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CHAIR OF THE VICTORIAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION

The Victorian Governor in Council has appointed the Honourable Anthony North QC as Chairperson of the Victorian Law Reform Commission.