In addition to the Victorian Bar Reader intake, Foley's List welcomes expressions of interest to join the List from applicants in all practice areas, and across all levels of experience. 

Since its establishment in 1860, Foley’s List has been a pioneer in the provision of clerking services to members of the Victorian Bar. At Foley's, your practice will be supported by our highly experienced team of clerks and additional support staff, who will work closely with you to assist in establishing your practice; advising on how best to combine your past experience and future ambition to kick start the next phase of your legal career as counsel.

We are always on the look out for barristers who are forward-thinking, vibrant and discerning. Foley's List strives to support and celebrate diversity in our List and is committed to ensuring that there is equality of opportunity at the Victorian Bar for all members of the List.

Foley’s List is a member-owned barrister List with a competitive clerking commission.

For a confidential discussion about joining Foley's List you are welcome to contact Andrew Turner on 0404 024 970.

Reader Applications

We welcome all who received a Bar Offer to apply. Applications from prospective Readers should be made in accordance with the Victorian Bar Reader Guidelines: 2024 Guidelines.

To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter, and written references (not mandatory) below, addressed to List Chair Dr Caroline Kenny KC where applicable. 

To discuss the application process or life at the bar, arrange a confidential conversation with our Chief Clerk Andrew Turner (0404 024 970).

Applications for a List place close at 4.00pm on Friday 21 June 2024.

Application Form

Please include your full name within the name of each document you upload.
*First Name
*Email Address
*Upload Your Cover Letter
*Upload Your CV
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If written references are not available at the time of submitting your application, they may be emailed to Chief Clerk Andrew Turner at