The Members and staff of List A congratulate Marc Felman SC, Nick Wood SC, Emily Porter SC and Dr Charles Parkinson SC on their appointments as Senior Counsel effective today (10 November 2021).

Marc was admitted to practice in April 2000 and signed the Bar Roll in November 2004. At the Bar, Marc’s practice has been primarily focused on Industrial, Employment and Discrimination Law and Administrative Law.

Nick has a broad practice in public and commercial law. He has appeared on a number of occasions before the High Court, as well as the Federal Court, Supreme Court and the VCAT.

Emily practises in commercial and administrative law, specialising in the areas of planning and environmental law and land acquisition and valuation. She appears regularly in VCAT, at Planning Panels Victoria, the Heritage Council and the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation, and in the Courts. She has appeared in multiple inquiries under the Environment Effects Act 1978 in relation to major infrastructure projects.

Charles practises in corporate and commercial law, as well as constitutional law. He has a substantial trial and appellate practice, and is recognised as a leading commercial litigation and dispute resolution junior counsel in Victoria (Doyles “Best Barristers” Guide).

We wish our new silks well as they assume their new roles.