Welcome to Edmund Barton Chambers

 

Edmund Barton Chambers is an established and leading set of Chambers in Adelaide, South Australia, comprised of 17 barristers, including 3 senior counsel.

MEMBERS

Select the barrister's name below for that person's South Australian Bar Association website page or select the link to the left for further specialised information on each barrister

 

Neville Morcombe QC

Stephen Walsh QC 

Patrick O’Sullivan QC 

Martin Anders

Stephen Apps 

Candida Brebner D'Arcy

Heath Barklay

David Crocker

Scott Evans

Noelle Hurley

Scott Henchliffe 

Michael Mills

Tony Hurren

Edward Stratton-Smith

Simon Ower

Alexander Ward

Chad Jacobi

 

 

 

ABOUT US

NEWS FEED

The members of Edmund Barton Chambers have expertise in a broad range of criminal, civil and commercial law, and appear in  courts and tribunals in all jurisdictions in Australia. In recent times, its members have appeared in many leading South Australia cases in such diverse areas as major criminal prosecutions, large construction disputes, commercial matters, judicial review, and wills and estates. 

Over the years, members of Edmund Barton Chambers have developed a reputation for practical and pragmatic advice, as well as staunch, skillful advocacy. 

Former members of chambers have been appointed to the benches of the Supreme Court of South Australia, the District Court of South Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. 

The chambers is named after Sir Edmund Barton (18/1/1849 - 7/1/1920), Australia's first Prime Minister and one of the inaugural members of the High Court of Australia. He is best remembered as a leader of the federal movement in the 1890's.

The principal building of Chambers is located at 72 Wright Street, Adelaide, in a heritage listed sandstone building which was once a Chapel and shelter for one of South Australia’s oldest benevolent societies.

 

 

 

 

6 November 2015

SCOTT EVANS WINS BAR READERS AWARD 

Congratulations to Scott Evans, who has won the "Most Accomplished Bar Reader" award for the 2014-2015 South Australian Bar Readers Course.

 

5 November 2015

LEADING CRIMINAL LAW BARRISTERS - DOYLE'S GUIDE 2015

Heath Barklay (Leading Junior Counsel) and Scott Henchliffe (Recommended Junior Counsel) have been named in the 2015 Doyle's Guide as counsel practising within the areas of criminal matters in Adelaide who have been identified by their peers for their expertise and abilities in the area.

 

29 October 2015

TIM HEFFERNAN APPOINTED CIRCUIT JUDGE

Edmund Barton Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment to the Federal Circuit Court of Tim Heffernan. Judge Heffernan has practised from Edmund Barton Chambers since 2005 and is widely respected by the profession and the Judiciary.

 

5 October 2015

LEADING INSOLVENCY BARRISTERS - DOYLE'S GUIDE 2015

Scott Evans (Recommended Junior Counsel) has been named in the 2015 Doyle's Guide as counsel practising in insolvency and reconstruction matters in Adelaide who has been identified by his peers for his expertise and abilities in the area.

 

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