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Owen Dixon Chambers East 205 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Owen Dixon Chambers East is the original home of the Victorian Bar and the first building to be owned by BCL.  The building was named after Sir Owen Dixon, one of Australia’s most renowned legal minds who served as Chief Justice of the High Court.  With amazing views overlooking the Supreme Court, Owen Dixon Chambers East provides one of the most sought after legal locations in Melbourne.

Connected to Owen Dixon Chambers West and home to half the barristers within the BCL network, within the building there are also clerks’ offices, the Essoign Club and the Victorian Bar Office and Library.  The BCL Service Desk, supporting over 2,000 barristers across seven buildings as well as on-site visitors can be found on the ground floor.

Spanning across the ground floor is also the impressive and highly renowned Peter O’Callaghan QC Gallery, which tribute to the enormous contributions of the Bar’s champions and acts as a source of inspiration for future generations of barristers.




All chambers are provided with BCL’s technology network services and support.

Kitchens & Kitchenettes

Available on every floor.


Available on levels 2, 4, and 7 to 10.

Motorbike Parking

Available on-site in specifically marked bays.

Car Parking

Available on-site and allocated on a seniority basis. Click here to view vacancies.

Bicycle Parking

Available on-site.

Emergency Procedures

An emergency is defined as any event that arises internally or from external sources which may adversely affect the safety of persons in a building or the community generally and requires immediate response by the occupants.

Note: If there is any doubt as to whether any hazardous situation constitutes an emergency, then it must be treated as an emergency.

  • Click here to view security and emergency information.
  • Click here to view the emergency evacuation procedures.


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