Strength and Diversity in All Areas of Law

Foley’s List is an independent group of 300 barristers servicing the legal community in all areas of practice. Being Melbourne’s largest Barrister’s List, Foley’s List operates with over 160 years of experience. Foley’s barristers own and operate the List, which upholds its long tradition of service excellence and provides the highest standard of advocacy in all different types of legal matters.

 Foley’s List clerks are IBC Members, being the only Barristers' List in Victoria to have undergone clerkship training with the Insititute of Barristers’ Clerks of UK.



Foley's List regards its barristers as among the leading authorities in their areas of practice. Our Barristers CPD Resource 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.



Emma Swart elected as Chair of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators

Thursday, 8th February 2024

We are delighted to congratulate our list member Emma Swart who has been elected as Chair of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators!

Emma Swart was admitted to practice as a lawyer in 1986 and qualified as a mediator in 1995. She has been a barrister since 1998, practising in family law parenting, property and related debt matters as a member of Foley’s List at the Victorian Bar.

She is a Nationally Accredited and Victorian Bar Advanced Mediator, a Family Law Arbitrator and registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

To engage with Emma Swart, contact a Foley’s Clerk via
📞 03 9225 7777
✉️ foleys@foleys.com.au


Julie Condon KC available for all matters in 2024

Tuesday, 12th December 2023

Foley’s List member Julie Condon KC returned to the Victorian Bar in July 2019 after having served as a Judge of the County Court of Victoria since 2017. 


Foley's List welcomes expressions of interest to join the Melbourne Barrister List from applicants in all legal practice areas (criminal, family, commercial & others), across all levels of experience.

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