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.

Reader Applications

Applications from prospective Readers should be made in accordance with the Victorian Bar Reader Guidelines: Applications to Lists Guidelines.

Written applications (cover letter, curriculum vitae and written references) should be addressed to the List Chair (Mr Jeremy Gobbo QC) and uploaded using the form below.   

If written references are not available at the time of submitting your application, they may be emailed following to Chief Clerk Andrew Turner. Written references are not mandatory however are preferable. Similarly, if you experience any problems, please email Andrew at

For a confidential discussion regarding an application or queries regarding life at the Bar, please contact Andrew Turner on 0404 024 970.

Applications for a List place close at 4.00pm on Friday 17 June 2022. Interviews will be conducted from Monday 11 July to Friday 22 July. 

Application Form

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