Association News


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 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.

29Oct
News

COUNTY COURT OF VICTORIA

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

24Oct
News

Bar Roll No: 1254

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of John Higham OAM, barrister and athlete, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 67.

Funeral: Thursday 31 Oct at the Boyd Chapel, Springvale Cemetery, 11.00am for an 11.30am start.

24Oct
News

Ceremonial sittings to receive the announcements of the appointment of Senior Counsel for Victoria will be held on:

Tuesday 26 November 2019

23Oct
News

The Victorian Bar today welcomed the appointment of 18 new Senior Counsel by the Honourable Chief Justice Anne Ferguson

23Oct
News

The Victorian Bar welcomes the appointment of 18 of its members as Senior Counsel by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria, the Honourable Anne Ferguson.

Victorian Bar President Dr Matt Collins AM QC said “The new senior counsel reflect the expertise and leadership of the modern Bar.