Foley’s List, an independent group of over 300 barristers servicing the legal fraternity in all areas of practice. Foley’s barristers own and operate the List. Well respected and with a long tradition of service excellence, Foley’s List is Australia’s leading barristers’ group.



Foley's List regards its barristers as among the leading authorities in their areas of practice. The List is pleased to share the knowledge and expertise of its most experienced and emerging barristers. 

Foley's List CPD resources are offered as a service to practitioners and are freely available online. There is no charge to attend a Foley's List CPD seminar. We are happy to provide CPD seminars to firms, businesses and organisations.


Thursday, 26th March 2020

Foley's List Working Remotely

Due to the recent developments with the COVID-19 pandemic Foley’s office will close at 5.30pm this Friday 27 March 2020 with our team working remotely. 

Like many other companies, Foley’s List prepared for such an event and we want to take this opportunity to ensure you that the systems and infrastructure we have put in place will help to minimise disruptions to our business operations.

However due to the current situation, some things have had to changed:


We are no longer able to accept hard copy material. ALL briefs are to be sent electronically and directly to the barrister involved.


We prefer all payments to be made electronically. Please contact with any finance questions you may have.

Our barristers are available, working remotely and able to advise, confer, mediate and appear via various tools such as Zoom, Webex and Skype.

Our Clerks are working remotely and are available to answer any queries you may have. The preferred method of contact is via email, however, please find our Clerks details on the Contact page of the Foley’s website.

We continue to monitor the situation closely and over the coming weeks will act accordingly on the advice from the Government’s Chief Medical Officer.

Foley’s List will continue to provide the top-level service that we are known for. We commend all courts (and all other businesses) for adopting new practises, embracing technology and trusting staff, employees, colleagues and the wider community to get the job done in what is now the new ‘norm’.

In taking these steps we endeavour to protect our staff, our barristers, our solicitor colleagues, clients and their families and those in our community that are high risk from increased exposure and spread of COVID-19.


Thursday, 19th March 2020

Think Foley's podcast NOW LIVE

With a history spanning over a century, Foley's List has cemented itself as the largest Barrister List in Australia with one of the most renowned reputations for service excellence.

Always leading the charge, we have sort to provide Continuing Professional Development seminars FREE of charge over the years and our brand-new podcast resource is nothing short of pioneering convenience excellence.

The team at Foley's List are proud to have launched the FREE #ThinkFoleys CPD podcast resource. Available on our website and major podcast platforms iTunes and Spotify, the #ThinkFoleys podcast resource features a broad range of CPD resource topics for you to listen to with ease.

Follow our podcast on iTunes and Spotify to be kept up to date with newly released episodes and follow us on Twitter and Instagram for all the latest details.

Tuesday, 18th February 2020

Foley's List Staff Update

There have been some returning staff and some new staff recently joining the Foley's team. 

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram to be kept up to date on all the exciting new developments. 


You may have already been so lucky as to have a conversation with her but returning to Foley’s from maternity leave and welcoming her beautiful son into this world, Anna will be working Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.


Foley’s List is proud to welcome our latest Clerk Team member, Tracey French.
Tracey comes to Foley’s List with extensive experience at various top tier law firms predominantly in construction and employment practices and most recently, worked in the governance and legal excellence & risk areas.
Tracey’s working hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


To coincide with our ever-growing business, Steph Brown has been bought on as our Digital Marketing Manager who will be establishing some amazing new changes for Foley’s in the digital space in the coming months. 

Friday, 7th February 2020

Think Foley's podcast series

Foley’s List is proud to announce the upcoming launch of the #ThinkFoleys podcast series. Thanks to many renowned List members and barristers, #ThinkFoleys will be featuring a wide range of CPD resource topics enabling barristers, solicitors and other legal professionals to gain knowledge and CPD points whilst on the go.

#FutureofFoleys #Auslaw #CPDresource

Friday, 24th January 2020

Minimising our carbon footprint

2020 marks the beginning of a new decade. And with it, the ever increasing internal dilemma many individuals and companies wrestle with when it comes to leaving our mark on this place we call home!

As we welcome new staff members, List members and little family members, Foley’s will be making another rather historical change.

After 20 years of producing 20 editions of this popular item, Foley’s List have decided to minimise our carbon footprint and cease the production of the much loved Foley’s mouse pad.

We will be focusing our efforts on becoming a more environmentally friendly business throughout 2020, so watch this space!

Friday, 8th November 2019

Leading Victorian Insurance and Personal Injury barristers

List Members Michael Wilson QC, Daniel Masel S.C. and Romesh Kumar have been recognised by their peers as leading Queen's and Senior Counsel and Junior Counsel respectively, practising in the areas of insurance, personal injuries and professional indemnity matters in Victoria. (Doyles Guide, 8 November 2019)

Wednesday, 6th November 2019

Leading Tax Barristers Victoria

List Members Frank O'Loughlin QC, Andrew de Wijn, Tim Grace and Simon Tisher have been recognised by their peers as Leading Tax Barristers in Victoria for 2019. (Doyles Guide 6 November 2019)

Friday, 25th October 2019

CPD update - Family Law

 Family Law barrister Sarah Damon provides an update on a selection of recent Family Law cases.
Friday, 25th October 2019

CPD update - Family Law

 Family Law barrister Anna Parker provides an update on a selection of recent Family Law cases.
Friday, 25th October 2019

CPD update - Contributory Negligence

Robert Paoletti looks at contributory negligence where intoxication and motor vehicles are involved.

Friday, 25th October 2019

CPD update - Contributory Negligence

Diana Manova discusses alcohol and heavy lifting in the context of contributory negligence in the workplace.

Thursday, 24th October 2019

New Readers

Foley's List is pleased to welcomed new Readers: Sally Buckley (Criminal Law), Kay Chan (Commercial Law), Bethany East (Criminal Law/Common Law), Tim Harvey (Criminal Law), Ryan Kornhauser (Commercial Law), Nicole Menegas (Criminal Law) and Joel Tito (Commercial Law/Public Law). To engage a Foley's List barrister, contact a member of our Clerking Team.

Friday, 4th October 2019

Catherine Dermody

List Member Catherine Dermody has been recognised by her peers as a leading junior counsel in Australian Competition Law. (Doyles Guide October 4, 2019)

Tuesday, 24th September 2019

Leading Wills and Estates Litigation Barristers

Foley's List Members Andrew Panna QC, Andrew Dickenson, Stewart McNab and Lachlan Wraith have been recognised by their peers as leading counsel in Wills and Estates practice in Victoria. (Doyles Guide, 24 September 2019)

Monday, 2nd September 2019

The New Foley's List Website

The new Foley’s List website provides a modern design and makes it even easier for website visitors to find the information they need in order to engage the right Barrister for their requirements, including the following features:

  • My List – the visitor can add Barristers of interest to build a short list. From their My List, accessed at any time from the top navigation, the visitor can email the list to the email address they enter, print the list, or save it as a PDF.
  • Barrister Search – backed by the VicBar data, but implemented to provide superior search performance, the visitor can type in parts of the names of barristers, or search through practice areas. Having searched, the visitor can then filter the results by a range of options including seniority, gender and sub-practice areas.
  • Site-wide Searching – through the one search function, a visitor can now search through barristers, CPD resources, and web pages.
  • Enhanced Barrister Profiles – when browsing a barrister profile, the visitor will see CPD resources published by that barrister through the Foley’s List website, and can click through to read the publication, further helping to establish the expertise of the barrister. The profiles also include updated photographs of our barristers. Barrister phone numbers can be clicked to make an immediate phone call straight from the web page.
  • Enhanced CPD Resources – when viewing a particular CPD resource, you can now access the resource in a variety of formats, from the one page. The author names link through to the relevant barrister profile for your easy reference. As a service to the industry all our CPD resources are free and don’t require any form of registration.


Foley's List welcomes expressions of interest to join the List from applicants in all practice areas, and across all levels of experience.

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