South Australian Bar Association
Member of the Australian Bar Association
To begin the process of becoming a Barrister in South Australia, you must be admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia. To become a member of the Bar Association you must also undertake the “Bar Readers Course” and exams, as well as a traineeship or a period of mentorship with an experienced Barrister.
For information regarding Admission to the Supreme Court of South Australia, please contact the Ethics and Practice unit at the Law Society of SA. https://www.lawsocietysa.asn.au
Application for Membership
Application to Join JusticeNet
Application to Join JusticeNet Database
Professional Standards – Payment of Barrister’s Fees
How to Brief a Barrister
Policy for SABA Grants
South Australian Bar Association Constitution
Indicator for Counsel Fees
South Australian Barristers’ Rules
Supreme Court Practice Direction No. 7: Permission to Appeal under Section 352 of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935
Welcome to Australian Bar Association Member Benefits Program. By harnessing the combined purchasing power of Bar Members Australia wide, we have been able to access goods and services from participating suppliers at prices not normally available to individual Members.
Tony Kregor Mob 0418 174 974 or Divesh Sanghvi Mob 0434 667 896 or your respective State Bar Office – during the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
The Member Benefits outlined on the ABA website are indicative only at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice. Members should confirm with the respective supplier/s that the offers are still current prior to making the decision to purchase the goods or service.
The SA Bar Association is committed to promoting gender equity at the Bar in South Australia. The “Women at the Bar” sub-committee was established in 2014 to consider measures that can be adopted by the Association that will:-
The first actions adopted by the Bar Council in September 2014, on the recommendation of the Women at the Bar sub-committee, were the introduction of an Unconscious Bias CPD Programme, and the provision of the Silk’s Commitment to engage with leaders of the Bar to commit actively to advancing the equality and diversity at the Bar. This is a completely voluntary undertaking.
A pledge by Silks indicating a personal commitment to advancing equality and diversity including, at a minimum, recommending at least one new woman for a research task or junior brief annually, and to actively support a non-discriminatory workplace culture at the Bar.