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Friday, 17th October 2014
Juliet Forsyth - Victorian Bar Pro Bono Trophy nominee

Foley's List members and staff congratulate Juliet Forsyth on her nomination for the 2014 Victorian Bar Pro Bono Trophy. Juliet was nominated for her oustanding pro bono work for conservation groups in Tasmania fighting mining developments in the Tarkine Forest and other areas of high conservation significance.


Friday, 17th October 2014
Michelle Quigley QC - nominee 2014 Ron Merkel QC Pro Bono Award

Foley's List members and staff congratulate Michelle Quigley QC on her nomination for the 2014 Ron Merkel QC Award for her pro bono work on behalf of Womens Housing Ltd in relation to the contruction of an emergency and interim accommodation facility for women and children in crisis.


Friday, 17th October 2014
Anna Forsyth and Romesh Kumar - 2014 Pro Bono Award nominees

Congratulations to Anna Forsyth and Romesh Kumar on their nomination for the 2014 Ron Castan AM QC Award for pro bono work. 

The nomination acknowledges Anna's practise in Employment law and in industrial relations, and Romesh's significant contribution, dedication and support to the Duty Barrister Scheme assisting and advising litigants at court.

Anna also received a nomination for the Public Interest/Justice Innovation Award. This Award acknowledges work which has a strong public interest element, particularly in relation to enhacing access to justice.


Friday, 17th October 2014
Kristen Walker receives the Susan Crennan AC QC Award

Members and staff at Foley's List congratulate Kristen Walker on receiving the 2014 Susan Crennan AC QC Award for her Pro Bono assistance in refugee, transgender and environmental issues. This Award was presented last night as part of 2014 The Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards.


Friday, 17th October 2014
Brian Walters QC awarded 2014 Victorian Bar Pro Bono Trophy

Foley's List members and staff congratulate Brian Walters QC on receiving The Victorian Bar Pro Bono Trophy for 2014. The Award acknowledges Brian's past and continuing outstanding achievements in pro bono advocacy. Brian has been a pro bono advocate the areas of environmental law and human rights for over thirty years. Read Brian Walters QC's blog.

Download The Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards 2014 media release.


Friday, 3rd October 2014
CPD update - Workplace Relations

James McDougall examines the implications of the penalty privilege in employment and other civil litigation. James' paper is available in our free CPD Resources online library.


Thursday, 18th September 2014
Fiona Todd selected for VLA Trial Counsel Development Program

Foley's List congratulates List Member, Fiona Todd, on her selection for the Victoria Legal Aid Trial Counsel Development Program.


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