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19Nov
News

Bar Roll No: 1087

Retired Victorian Bar member Peter Thomas Fox passed away on 17 November 2019 at the age of 74 years.

15Nov
News
  • Ms Wendy Harris QC elected President
  • 5 new members appointed to 21 person Council

Commercial barrister Ms Wendy Harris QC has been elected President of the Victorian Bar, taking over from Dr Matt Collins AM QC who has completed a two-year term as President.

15Nov
News

Expressions of interest are sought from those members of the Bar who wish to remain on, or become a member of, one or more of the Bar committees. A copy of the role descriptions and responsibilities of each of the committees of the Bar Council is accessed here, selection criteria are here and the online form is here (you need to be logged in to access the link).

15Nov
News

Portraits of six eminent barristers have been added to the Victorian Bar's collection, including a 2013 painting by executed ‘Bali Nine’ drug trafficker Myuran Sukumaran of his barrister Julian McM

15Nov
News

At the Declaration of the Poll following the Bar Council election held on 13 November 2019 the following candidates, in order of seniority, were declared elected:-

14Nov
News

The Victorian Bar Council (Bar Council) has considered the status of public defenders employed by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) on the Roll of Counsel, and in particular, whether the presence of public defenders on the Roll of Counsel is in breach of the Legal Profession Uniform Conduct (Barristers) Rules 2015 (the Conduct Rules), the Constitution of the Bar (the Constitution) or the Legal Profession Uniform Law (the Uniform Law).

31Oct
News

Bar Roll No: 793

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of Peter Murley, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 84 years.

29Oct
News

COUNTY COURT OF VICTORIA

The Governor in Council has today appointed Kevin Doyle as a judge of the County Court of Victoria.

29Oct
News

COUNTY COURT OF VICTORIA

The Governor in Council has today appointed Anne Hassan SC as a judge of the County Court of Victoria.

29Oct
News

A General Meeting of the Barristers' Benevolent Association of Victoria will be held on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 4:45pm in the Bar Council Chamber, Level 1, Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.