BCL provides barristers the opportunity to secure a variety of chamber options and move within the BCL network on 30 day occupancies, giving barristers the flexibility and opportunity to take chambers at no entry cost and move as their practice needs change.

Chambers are available across 78 floors in seven buildings in the Melbourne CBD legal precinct.

Vacant Chambers

Chamber Rules of Occupancy

All rooms are awarded and occupied in accordance with and subject to the Chamber Rules of Occupancy. Click here to view.

Vacancy advertising

Vacant chambers are advertised on a weekly basis. Click here to view the latest vacancies.

How to apply

Barristers can submit up to three preferences per week, with all applications submitted via the BCL website.

All applications are to be submitted through the chamber application form.

Share Chambers

A popular new option with barristers

Approximately 20% of the barrister community are now sharing a room.

Apply & more information

Whether you’re looking to build a broader professional network, work alongside colleagues in a similar area of practice or reduce your overheads, click here apply for a shared arrangement.

Chamber Locations & Information

For detailed information on each property including facilities, floor plans, emergency procedures and more please see below list of chamber locations.

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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 views overlooking the Supreme[...]

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Owen Dixon Chambers West 525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Owen Dixon Chambers West, one of BCL’s owned buildings, was built in consultation with members of the Victorian Bar to provide a range of chambers in a variety of sizes. Spanning 24 levels, Owen Dixon Chambers West is the largest in BCL’s property portfolio and is a highly sought-after location[...]

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Douglas Menzies Chambers 180 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Douglas Menzies Chambers, owned by BCL, is conveniently located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD legal precinct. These chambers present a diverse and affordable offering for barristers, with many chambers offering natural light as well as a smaller selection of internal chamber rooms. The building opened in 1996 and[...]

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Aickin Chambers 200 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

BCL occupies 20.5 floors at the highly renowned 200 Queen Street, with 17 floors catering to barristers and 3.5 floors occupied by BCL’s wholly owned subsidiary, serviced office provider Opus Workspaces. With 360 degree views across Melbourne, Aickin Chambers has rooms available in a variety of sizes and layouts.  On-site[...]

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Castan Chambers 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Castan Chambers is closely located to the Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates Court and Federal Court. Spanning across 9 levels, Castan Chambers features premium modern fit-outs and furnishings.  All floors are equipped with electronic chamber door access for security and have access to meeting rooms.  The foyer area features popular[...]

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Ninian Stephen Chambers 140 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Ninian Stephen Chambers is situated on level 38 of one of William Street’s most prestigious locations.  Featuring chambers with fit-outs of the highest quality, all rooms offer stunning views across Melbourne.  The floor is also fully secured, with electronic access to each chamber. These chambers have been named in honour[...]

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Henry Winneke Chambers 140 William Street, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Henry Winneke Chambers is situated on level 27 of 140 William Street.  Featuring a variety of chambers, all rooms offer stunning views across Melbourne. These chambers have been named in honour of Sir Henry Arthur Winneke, AC, KCMG, KCVO, OBE, QC who was a Chief Justice of Victoria and the[...]

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Isaacs Chambers 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Isaacs Chambers is located next to Owen Dixon Chambers West and features a modern fit-out, with many rooms boasting excellent views. Isaacs Chambers is named after celebrated politician and jurist, Sir Isaac Isaacs KC, the ninth Chief Justice of Australia and the first Australian Governor-General.  

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