Member Benefits

BarBooks Australia

BarBooks Australia is the only cloud based practice management and accounting software made specifically for barristers by barristers in Australia and New Zealand.  BarBooks has been designed to easily allow you to take care of your matters, time recording, invoicing and expense management.  Put your practice management into auto pilot with their live bank feeds feature and never have to data enter your expenses again.

BarBooks will give all Readers a subscription for the first year of only $1.00 and all other members will receive 50% discount off their first year's subscription.

For more information call Charlotte Jeggo on 0476 158 335 or email Charlotte

Canberra Toyota / Lexus Canberra

Canberra Toyota, proud partner of the ACT Bar Association is offering exclusive offers to ACT Bar Association members on Toyota and Lexus vehicles.    Canberra Toyota will offer members preferential pricing on all new Toyota vehicles, free floor mats, full tank of fuel, favourable trade-in valuations, free loan of courtesy vehicle and more.

Lexus of Canberra will also give all ACT Bar Association members access to their Lexus Corporate Programme.  The Lexus Corporate Programme provides a service uniquely tailored to their corporate customers.  Some benefits include 3 year/60,000 kms complimentary servicing, reduced delivery fee, priority ordering and the Encore Privileges Programme.

For more information regarding the above call Mirko Milic, Dealer Principal, Canberra Toyota/Lexus of Canberra on (02)  62221700 or 0417 949 068 or email


Emily Lawton Executive and Career Coaching

As an Executive Coach, Emily works with leaders and professionals who are seeking career development and the confidence to face challenges. Coaching takes the form of one-on-one meetings over a set period of time, where goals are established and an action plan is developed. The coaching process is completely flexible to accommodate the circumstances of each client. Before commencing a program Emily offers a half-hour meeting with prospective clients to discuss goals and work out a suitable program

Emily offers special coaching rates for ACT Bar Association members.  For more information regarding how Emily can assist you, email

Gillespie Group

Gillespie Group is a Canberra based Financial Service firm that is dedicated to providing services tailored to your individual needs.  Their team of qualified Accountants & Financial Planners will work alongside you with the aim of not only solving problems that arise, but helping you reach your financial goals.

The Gillespie Group is committed to assisting all ACT Barristers in regards practice set-up costs, ongoing costs and how to support all ACT Barristers once their practice has been established.  They are also committed to assisting all members of the ACT Bar Association in regards to any financial planning service such as superannution, life insurance, financial services and more.

Contact John Gillespie or Tony Lopilato on 6260 4994 or email or


Long Rail Gully

Long Rail Gully is a local Murrumbateman winery with a long history of association with the ACT Bar through Garry Parker who was a long term member of the ACT Bar.

They specialise in premium hand made cool climate wines.  Every step from vineyard, winemaking to bottling their elegant, award winning wines is undertaken at Long Rail Gully in 'The Big Shed'.  Sixty acres of vines, beautifully located around a trout filled lake, produce Riesling, Pinot Gris, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Merlot and our flag ship Four Barrels.

All the wines are available for tasting at the winery and for sale on their website.

To continue their close association with the Bar, Long Rail Gully is offering a 15% discount and free delivery to Canberra on all case orders to members of the ACT Bar.




Ludlows is the largest and leading provider of legal attire in Australia.  Ludlows stock the finest quality wigs and regalia, tailored to personal specifications. Their Melbourne and Sydney stores provide fittings and off-the-rack apparel.

Ludlows also offer the following services:

- Made to Measure Jackets

- Free Alterations for the lifetime of the jacket

- Free Deliveries for any order over $100 AUD

- Maternity Wear Services

- Wig Cleaning & Repair Services

To peruse all products; please visit their website:

ACT Bar Association Members are entitled to 10% discount on all legal wear products.  To take up the offer; simply contact Ludlows directly on

A Ludlows representative will also meet with Canberra barristers when visiting.  The ACT Bar Association will advise members of these proposed dates.