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The Supreme Court of Victoria will host two ceremonies to admit new lawyers to practise on Tuesday 25 June 2024.

The Court will host two admission ceremonies on Tuesday 25 June to admit new lawyers to practise. Each  will have one mover and up to two guests.

Watch an Admission Ceremony

Family and friends can watch the ceremonies via livestream: 

The Court has been experiencing technical issues with the system that enables in-court matters to be livestreamed. We apologise for any inconvenience in the event that the livestream is interrupted. Recordings of the ceremonies will be made available to view on the admissions on demand page shortly afterwards. 

New lawyers seeking admission also have the option to be admitted on the papers

We acknowledge and extend a warm congratulations to all the new lawyers being admitted. 

Information for Applicants and Guests

Applicants and their guests should arrive at the entry point confirmed in the letter from VLAB, which will be either 485 Lonsdale Street or 210 William Street.

It is recommended that applicants and guests arrive 1 hour prior to the ceremony commencing to move through security screening. You may wait in the rotunda of Banco or the courtyard until the courtroom opens.

The courtroom opens 30 minutes before each ceremony. Applicants, movers and guests will be seated downstairs if possible and remaining guests seated upstairs. Applicants and movers will be briefed prior to the commencement of the ceremony.

After each ceremony there will be 40 minutes available for new lawyers and their movers and guests to take photos in the courtyard. Photography is also permitted in the Law Library. Photography is not permitted in any other area of the Court.

Published on 21 June 2024