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  • 02 February, 2016 - Gordon & Jackson delighted to sponsor Asian Australian Lawyers Society

    The Asian Australian Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that Gordon & Jackson, Barristers’ Clerks in Victoria, became a sponsor of the AALA from 1 January 2016.... read more

    The Asian Australian Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that Gordon & Jackson, Barristers’ Clerks in Victoria, became a sponsor of the AALA from 1 January 2016.


    Ross Gordon, Principal Clerk said:

    “Our list is diverse in its expertise across all legal practice areas and in the origins and cultural backgrounds of our 162 barristers.

    We value opportunities to build strong relationships within our community and accordingly we are delighted to support the goals and aspirations of the AALA.

    Australia sees itself as very much a part of Asia and as lawyers are increasingly engaged at national and global levels. We are proud to support the development of our Asian Australian lawyers and we are excited aboutopportunities for relationship building and connection with our Asian legal colleagues.”

     

    President Reynah Tang thanked Gordon & Jackson for its generous support for the association and said:

    “The sponsorship reflects the commitment of Gordon & Jackson and its barristers to engagement with Asia, and follows on from their previous sponsorship of one of our events.

    With the support of our sponsors, we are hoping to announce some exciting new initiatives this year including a scholarship prize for emerging Asian Australian legal talent.

    We look forward to working with Ross and his team as we continue to build our relationships and connections into Asia, and as we strive to advance cultural diversity in the legal profession.”

     

     

  • 22 December, 2015 - OFFICE CLOSURE & HOLIDAY HOURS

    Gordon & Jackson will be closed from 1pm, Thursday 24 December 2015 and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2016. read more

    Gordon & Jackson will be closed from 1pm, Thursday 24 December 2015 and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2016.

    Office hours January 2016:

    Monday 4 January to Friday 8 January: 9am until 4pm, closed between 1 & 2 pm
    Monday 11 January to Friday 15 January: 9am until 5pm
    Monday 18 January to Friday 22 January: 8.30am until 5.30pm
    Monday 25 January: 8.30am until 6pm
    Closed Tuesday 26 January 2016
    Wednesday 27 January to Friday 29 January: 8.30am until 6pm

  • 22 December, 2015 - SEASONS GREETINGS!

    Gordon & Jackson wish you and your families a happy and safe holiday period and all the best for 2016! read more

    Gordon & Jackson wish you and your families a happy and safe holiday period and all the best for 2016!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 17 November, 2015 - 2015/2016 Victorian Bar Election Results

    At the declaration of the poll following the Bar Council election held on 12 November 2015 the following list member candidates, in order of seniority, were declared el... read more

    At the declaration of the poll following the Bar Council election held on 12 November 2015 the following list member candidates, in order of seniority, were declared elected:

    Category B:

    Suzanne Kirton

    Category C:

    Barbara Myers

     

    At a meeting of the newly-elected Bar Council held on 12 November 2015 Andrew Denton was appointed Assistant Honorary Secretary.

    Congratulations to Suzanne, Barbara and Andrew, we know they will make valuable contributions to the Victorian Bar.

     

     

     

     

  • 23 October, 2015 - Congratulations to our new Readers!

    We congratulate and welcome to Gordon & Jackson list our three new readers who signed the roll on Thursday 22 October 2015. read more

    We congratulate and welcome to Gordon & Jackson list our three new readers who signed the Bar Roll on Thursday 22 October 2015.

    An extremely talented trio, we have great pleasure introducing to you:

    Joseph Amin

    Joseph is a general practice barrister specialising in criminal, regulatory, professional negligence, disciplinary matters and trade practices.

    Joseph is reading with Peter Matthews. His Senior Mentor is Michael O’Connell SC

    Lisa Papadinas

    Lisa has a broad public and private law practice and accepts briefs in the areas of administrative law, common law and criminal law.

    Lisa is reading with Fiona Ellis. Her Senior Mentor is Mary Anne Hartley QC.

    Monika Paszkiewicz

    Monika has a broad commercial and common law practice with a particular focus on employment law and consumer law.

    Monika is reading with Paul O’Grady. Her senior mentor is Paul Santamaria QC.

  • 22 September, 2015 - Arbitration and ADR in Australia — meeting the needs of international trade and commerce

    An article by List members John K Arthur and Rudi Cohrssen, entitled Arbitration and ADR in Australia — meeting the needs of international trade and commerce, was publi... read more

    An article by List members John K Arthur and Rudi Cohrssen, entitled Arbitration and ADR in Australia — meeting the needs of international trade and commerce, was published in the September 2015 (Vol 2, No 4) edition of Lexis Nexis’ Australian Alternative Dispute Resolution Bulletin.

     

  • 14 August, 2015 - Legends of the Bar

    Congratulations to Arthur Adams QC, Clive Rosen and Richard Boaden who were inducted as Legends of the Bar in August, having been recognised and celebrated for their ou... read more

    Congratulations to Arthur Adams QC, Clive Rosen and Richard Boaden who were inducted as Legends of the Bar in August, having been recognised and celebrated for their outstanding contributions to the fabric of the Victorian Bar.

  • 24 April, 2015 - ANZAC Ceremonial Sittings of the Supreme Court

    List members, Paul Willee QC, Andrew Kirkham QC, Andrew Crozier-Durham, Gary Hevey, Nik Dragojlovic and Doug Laidlaw, all of whom, are serving or have served in the Aus... read more

    List members, Paul Willee QC, Andrew Kirkham QC, Andrew Crozier-Durham, Gary Hevey, Nik Dragojlovic and Doug Laidlaw, all of whom, are serving or have served in the Australian Defence Force, attended the  Ceremonial Sitting of the Supreme Court of Victoria to acknowledge the Centenary of the Landings at Gallipoli. Among those honoured at the Ceremony were the many members of the legal profession who served in the First World War from 1914-1918. Close to 800 men made up Victoria’s legal profession at that time. About 300 barristers and solicitors enlisted in armed services, 23 of whom never returned

     

     From left: Andrew Kirkham AM, RFD, QC, Paul Willee RFD, QC, Gary Hevey RFD.