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John, Phillip and Michael Dever provide trusted advice and recommendations based on meritocracy, suitability to the area of practice and availability. The List is comprised of experienced advocates, intellectual and practical advisors, with an understanding of the need to work in a collaborative way with you, to achieve the best outcome possible.

For recommendations as to Counsel please Phone: 03 9225 8896 or Email dever@vicbar.com.au
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Devers List promotes a truly meritocratic briefing policy structured on barristers' experience, ability, advocacy, availability and pricing.

In relation to the greater societal issue of gender inequality, Dever’s List celebrates a diverse group of women and men that the clerks support, recommend and market equally.


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John Dever

John Dever

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Phil Dever

Phil Dever

Barristers' Clerk (Consultant and Advisor)

Michael Dever

Michael Dever

Barristers' Clerk (Consultant and Advisor)

Miriam Daryono

Miriam Daryono

Barristers' Clerk (Consultant and Advisor)

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Simon Molesworth AO QC



We welcome Simon Molesworth AO QC back to the Victorian Bar after the completion of the term of his appointments as a Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW which began in 2017.



James Peters AM QC


Congratulations to James Peters AM QC who has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List

Jacinta Forbes QC


Congratulations to Jacinta Forbes QC who has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

McPhee Mediation Centre

Excellent facilities in a bright and roomy environment. The McPhee Mediation Centre has been designed to create an environment conducive to obtaining successful mediation results. Its configuration allows you to bring parties together for mediation and then separate them from private consultation as required.
Phone: 03 9670 4003 Email: McPheeMediation@gmail.com

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Current and Retired Judges

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