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Author Emerson, John, 1960-

Title History of the independent bar of South Australia / John Emerson
Edition Revised and updated edition
Published [Adelaide, S. Aust.] : Barr Smith Press, University of Adelaide, 2006


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Description xii, 214 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Growth and development of the South Australian bar 1837-1964 - from three attempts at formal division to the founding of the "independent bar" by Chris Legoe -- 2. The expansion 1964-2004 from one set of chambers to twenty -- 3. The Bluestone Phenomenon - details and brief history of each established set of chambers -- 4 The only complete list with biographical notes and photographs of all the Queen's Counsel appointed since 1974
Summary "South Australia's bar developed like no other bar in Australia, better termed 'independent' than 'separate', its independent spirit showing in the distinctive preference for small sets of chambers."--Back cover
Analysis Law (South Australia)
Notes Includes index
Commissioned by the University of Adelaide Alumni Association's John Bray Law Chapter
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 201-205
Notes Also available electronically
Subject South Australian Bar Association -- History
Practice of law -- Australia -- South Australia -- History.
Law firms -- Australia -- Adelaide (S.A.)
Bar associations -- Australia -- South Australia -- History.
Law -- Australia -- South Australia -- History.
Justice, Administration of -- Australia -- South Australia -- History.
Lawyers -- Australia -- South Australia -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Barr Smith Press
University of Adelaide. Alumni Association. John Bray Law Chapter
ISBN 086396835X