Foley's List is one of Victoria's longest established and largest groups of barristers. Established in 1860, the List comprises approximately 270 barristers practising in all areas of law.
Our barristers represent the widest range of professional expertise, experience and interests enabling you to make the most suitable choice. Our combined expertise ensures that you can have every confidence in our ability to meet your particular requirements.
The unrivalled reputation of Foley’s List has developed from the quality of the services provided to the legal profession and, increasingly, other professional clients. We believe in establishing open and trusting relationships with our clients to ensure that our professional actions and advice are based on a complete understanding of your needs and those of your client. We understand the importance of clear, accurate and timely communication and believe that by working together we can achieve the best results.
The barristers of Foley’s List offer the full range of services offered by the Victorian Bar. These include: drawing and settling documents, writing submissions, providing specialist advice, appearing in all courts and tribunals, mediation and arbitration. John Kelly, our CEO and Head Clerk, previously practised as a solicitor for over 20 years and possesses extensive experience in litigious and non-litigious matters. A winner of the Solicitor’s Prize in 1978, he served on the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria assuming the position of President in 1989-1990.
In his position he is supported by an experienced team of three assistant clerks who are always ready to answer your queries and provide timely responses.