Judges, Lawyers and Professional Bodies

These collections are the archival records of prominent Victorian judges and lawyers held in the University of Melbourne Archives and available for research.

These collections are the archival records of prominent Victorian judges and lawyers held in the University of Melbourne Archives and available for research. They include material such as judges' case notes and trial notebooks, correspondence, diaries and other records that reveal in detail the workings of the legal world from both sides of the bench. UMA also holds archival records of professional bodies, such as the Law Institute of Victoria, which illuminate the broader aims and concerns of the legal profession.

JUDGES

Justice Rosemary Balmford (1933- )
Justice James Gorman, 1971–1989
Murray V. McInerney, 1935–1986
Sir John Minogue, 1932–1984
Sir John Norris, 1920–1980
Sir George Pape, 1913–1986
Thomas Weetman Smith, 1962–1992
Sir Edward Woodward, 1939–1982

LAWYERS

A.T. Brodney, 1908–1971
Sir Richard Eggleston, 1930–1987
Percival St John Hall, 1880–1938
Sir Robert Menzies, 1966–1967
Sir Philip D. Phillips, 1943–1968

PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Law Reform Commission (in Thomas W. Smith's papers), 1973–1977
Law Institute of Victoria, 1890–1976
Victorian Bar Council (in Richard Eggleston's papers), 1948–1972