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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.

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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.

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Congratulations all barristers selected for the 2024 Victoria Legal Aid - Criminal Trial Counsel Development Program

Wednesday, 21st February 2024

We are delighted to extend our congratulations to all junior counsel barristers selected for the 2024 Victoria Legal Aid - Criminal Trial Counsel Development Program! It's exciting to witness the diverse and impressive breadth of experience among our junior criminal law barristers. https://lnkd.in/gZV9cW6n

Among the 15, we are thrilled to congratulate list members, Sai Ranjit and Olivia Thompson on this particular achievement!

Sai, known for his personable approach and expertise in criminal, quasicriminal, and property law: https://lnkd.in/gAJxuJ8g

Olivia, with a Master of Laws from University College London and a specialist in Criminal Justice, Family Law, and Human Rights: https://lnkd.in/gfhUHC97

Congratulations to all!

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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

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