Association News


15Oct
News

Bar Roll No: 1406

Retired Victorian Bar member Christopher Johnson passed away on Thursday 10 October, at the age of 65 years.

Funeral details: A memorial service will be at Springvale Crematorium, Blair Chapel at 11.45am on Thursday 17 October, followed by light refreshments.

14Oct
News

Nominations are hereby called for the 2019/2020 election of the Bar Council.

Nominations must reach the Statutory Secretary on or before 5pm, Monday 28 October 2019 at the Bar office, Level 5, Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, or by email to denise.bennett@vicbar.com.au

14Oct
News

Bar Roll No: 1692

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of Major General the Honourable Richard Tracey AM RFD QC, who passed away on the weekend at the age of 71 years.

A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Richard Ross Sinclair Tracey will be offered at St Patrick’s Cathedral, East Melbourne on Thursday 24 October 2019 at 2:00pm.

Rosary will be recited at Newman College in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, 887 Swanston Street, Parkville, Wednesday 23 October 2019 commencing at 7:30pm.

11Oct
News

The Victorian Bar is encouraged by the progress being made in equitable briefing of male and female barristers but says the Law Council of Australia’s Equitable Briefing Policy Annual Report 2017-18, released today, shows there is more work to do.

10Oct
News

Bar Roll No: 1214

Retired Victorian Bar member Patricia (Patsy) O’Hara passed away on Thursday 3 October, at the age of 88 years.

Funeral details: 23 October 2019 at 2pm, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 631 High St, Prahran

8Oct
News

Bar Roll No: 3076

It is with deep regret that the Bar Council informs members of the death of Peter Fox QC, who passed away on Sunday 6 October 2019 at the age of 69 years.

Funeral service: 2:00pm Tuesday 15 October 2019, at Trinity College Chapel (The Horsfall Chapel), Melbourne University, Parkville.

4Oct
News

The 2019/2020 Victorian Bar Council election will be conducted on-line.  Instructions for on-line voting will be provided to members prior to the voting period.  A ‘hot desk’ will be available in the Bar office for those members without access to the website.

26Sep
News

Notice is hereby given of the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Bar Inc.

18Sep
News

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
News

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.