The Tasmanian Bar is an independent referral bar. It is a constituent member of the Australian Bar Association, formally admitted as a constituent member of that body on 18 August, 1996.
Each member of The Tasmanian Bar is required to practise exclusively as a barrister under the Legal Profession Act 2007.
The Tasmanian Bar is incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1984 as The Tasmanian Bar and is recognised by the Tasmanian Government as a professional association.
Counsel – The Journal of the Tasmanian Bar Vol. 1 Issue 1
The Tasmanian Bar has been around for a few decades now but this is the first time its voice is being reflected in what we hope will be a quarterly offering of articles, case notes and news. Welcome to the first edition of Counsel.
Download Counsel – The Journal of the Tasmanian Bar Vol. 1 Issue 1 (pdf).
Proposed Legal Profession (Barristers) Rules 2016
TAKE NOTICE that the Tasmanian Bar proposes to make legal profession rules under Division 2 of Part 3.1 of the Legal Profession Act 2007 about legal practice in this jurisdiction engaged in by Australian legal practitioners who practise solely as barristers.
Read more about the changes here
Australasian Legal Information Institute
Australian Bar Association Model Rules
Australian Bar Association
Tasmania Law Reform Institute
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