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Tasmanian Bar – Financial Support Fund

The Tasmanian Bar is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the Financial Support Fund.

It is with pleasure that the Bar Council announces the outcome of its Expression of Interest process conducted late last year for its Financial Support Fund.

The inaugural recipient of a loan from the Financial Support Fund, is Alex Darcey.  Congratulations to Alex who has commenced practice as a Barrister at Derwent and Tamar Chambers.

The Bar Council acknowledges the grant from the Solicitors Guarantee Fund made by the Minister for Justice, Elise Archer MP, which made this important initiative for promoting diversity at the Bar possible.

A further call for Expressions of Interest in the Financial Support Fund will be conducted during the year and notice of the process is likely to be given in April/May of 2021.

Sandra Taglieri SC, President.

See announcement here.