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2020 Legal Year openings

The legal year opens in Melbourne on Tuesday 28 January with the following events: 

Synagogue Service

9am at the East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation, 488 Albert Street East Melbourne, followed by morning tea. Judges and counsel are asked to robe (but not wig).

Red Mass

9am at St Patrick’s Cathedral, 1 Cathedral Place Melbourne. Followed by morning tea with His Grace, Archbishop Peter Comensoli. RSVP by 14 January to lisa@mcfarlanelegal.com.au or 9602 5440 for the morning tea. Judges and counsel robe and medals are worn.

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Eastern Orthodox Service

9am at St Eustathios Greek Orthodox Church, 221 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, followed by morning tea with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis and Father Evmenios Vasilopoulos. Judges and counsel robe and medals are worn.

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Wednesday 29 January in Geelong

9.30am, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, Geelong. Followed by morning tea. To register your interest, contact the Secretary of the Geelong Law Association at info@wjmlawyers.com.au

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Monday 3 February in Melbourne

International Commission of Jurists Community Opening

Waldron Hall, County Court of Victoria at 9 am followed by morning tea. RSVP to communications@icjvictoria.com.auRobes are not worn.

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Ecumenical service

10am at St Paul’s Cathedral, Flinders St Melbourne. RSVPs to lestelle@vicbar.com.au. (Further details TBC) Judges and counsel robe and medals are worn.

Wednesday 5 February in Melbourne

Victoria Law Foundation Legal Laneway Breakfast

8am in Hardware Lane between Lt Bourke & Lonsdale Streets. Bookings essentialRobes are not worn.