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The Head to the Bar podcast provides a wealth of information for lawyers sitting the Victorian Bar entrance exam, or who just enjoy a deep dig into current law. Join the community where we'll discuss Victorian Evidence law, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure, Ethics, and exam strategy.

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The Head to the Bar podcast provides a wealth of information for lawyers sitting the Victorian Bar entrance exam, or who just enjoy a deep dig into current law. Join the community where we'll discuss Victorian Evidence law, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure, Ethics, and exam strategy.

    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 4

    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 4

    In this episode, we’ll finish the last instalment of our discussion of the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure Rules) 2015 (Vic), looking at the provisions relating to subpoenas, affidavits, expert evidence, originating motions, applications, place and mode of trial, trial itself, and security for costs. Here’s the link to the Supreme Court discussion of the different types of subpoenas.
    You can fine the notes here.
    And, just like that, our discussions draw to an end. The Victorian Bar recorded a review seminar which is available to those enrolled in the exam. Thank you for your commitment and support, and stay tuned for the next LawLife podcast!

    • 31 min
    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 3

    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 3

    In this episode, we’ll finish the third of four instalments of our discussion of the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure Rules) 2015 (Vic), looking at the provisions relating to discovery and inspection of documents, preliminary discovery and discovery from non-party, amendment, inspection, detention and preservation of property, freezing orders, injunctions, and evidence generally. Here’s the link to the Supreme Court Practice Note relating to Freezing Orders. In our next episode, we’ll finish our discussion of the examinable law with our last instalment relating to the rules.
    You'll find the notes here.
     

    • 41 min
    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 2

    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 2

    In this episode, we’ll finish the second of four instalments of our discussion of the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure Rules) 2015 (Vic), looking at the provisions relating to summary judgment, summary stay or dismissal of claim and striking out pleading, offers of compromise, and we’ll start discovery and inspection of documents. In out next episode, we’ll keep going with the rules.
    You can find the notes here
     

    • 46 min
    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 1

    The Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Part 1

    This episode we’ll start the first of four instalments of our discussion of the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure Rules) 2015 (Vic), looking at the provisions relating to process in the court, joinder of claims and parties, counterclaim, third party procedure, and the rules of pleadings. We bid a fond farewell to the Judicial College commentary. In our next episode, we’ll keep going with the rules.
    You can find the notes here.

    • 46 min
    The Civil Procedure Act part 2

    The Civil Procedure Act part 2

    This episode we’ll finish discussing the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) provisions relating to the commencement and conduct of civil proceedings (Chapter 4) and appropriate dispute resolution (Chapter 5). As always, we’re helped out by the discussion published by the Judicial College of Victoria as to the relevant parts of the Civil Procedure Act, which you can find in the Civil Procedure bench book here. In out next episode, we’ll start looking at the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015 (Vic).
    You can find the notes here.

    • 45 min
    Sentencing wrap up, and the Civil Procedure Act 2010 part 1

    Sentencing wrap up, and the Civil Procedure Act 2010 part 1

    This episode we’ll finish discussing sentencing and then start tackling civil procedure by looking at the parts of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) relating to its overarching purpose, the overarching obligations, and sanctions for non-compliance. As always, we’re helped out by the discussion published by the Judicial College of Victoria. You’ll find their thorough Sentencing Manual by following the link from here , and you can find the discussion of the relevant parts of the Civil Procedure Act in the Civil Procedure bench book here. In out next episode, we’ll finish the Civil Procedure Act, Chapters 4 and 5.
    You can find the notes here.

    • 37 min

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AmandaMcAnuff ,

What an amazing resource!

Thank you Martine, I can’t imagine the amount of time and effort that this must involve for you but what an amazing resource for those thinking of heading to the Bar. I imagine this would also be a useful resource for those preparing for LIV criminal law specialisation this year.

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