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New silks appointed in Victoria

New silks appointed in Victoria

The Victorian Bar today announced the appointment of 15 new senior counsel.

THE Victorian Bar today announced the appointment of 15 new senior counsel.

“The Bar is delighted to welcome the appointments announced today by the Chief Justice. The group represent experienced advocates in all fields of practice and reflect the diversity of the Bar,” said Michael Colbran QC, chairman of the Victorian Bar.

The applications have been under consideration by the Chief Justice since August. Three of the new silks are women.

Victoria’s newest silks are:

Michael Ferry Fleming

Andrew James McGregor Moulds

Peter Anthony Chadwick

Mark Joseph Rochford

Justin Lawrence Bourke

Albert Alfred Monichino

Edward Winslow Woodward

Warren Lloyd Friend

Samantha Lee Marks

Daryl John Williams

Richard Michael Niall

Georgina Lucy Schoff

Philip Howard Solomon

Wendy Anne Harris

David James Batt

“Appointment as Senior Counsel is a mark of excellence in advocacy and leadership in the profession,” Colbran QC said.

Unsuccessful applicants can seek feedback from the Chairman of the Bar Council, who consults with the Chief Justice in accordance with the protocol for appointment of Silk established by the Court in consultation with the Bar.


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