Chris Ronalds AO SC appointed as Chair to Independent Swimming Panel

Chris Ronalds AO SC has been appointed as the Chair of the Independent Panel of Female Experts to investigate issues relating to women and girls’ experience and the advancement of swimming for all athletes across the sport. Chris is a highly regarded and prominent barrister in discrimination and harassment law, employment law and administrative law. She played a pivotal role in the development […]

Kim Boettcher has been appointed to the NSW Bar Association’s inaugural Succession and Elder Law Committee

Ms Kim Boettcher, a Barrister at Frederick Jordan Chambers, has recently been appointed to the NSW Bar Association’s inaugural Succession and Elder Law Committee. The Chair of the committee is Lindsay Ellison SC.The Bar Council is assisted by a number of specialist committees comprised of barrister volunteers who offer their skills and expertise for the […]

FJC welcomes two new Readers

Frederick Jordan Chambers would like to welcome our two new Readers, Scott Young and Adam Smyth. Scott Young:Before coming to the Bar, Scott spent four years at the Sydney and Melbourne offices of the Commonwealth DPP, including one year as Associate to the Director. Scott appeared to prosecute matters in the District and Local Courts […]

Judicial Impartiality and COVID 19: A Fireside Chat with Judge David Re

Wai Kaey Soon, Immediate Past President AALA NSW Branch, Lee-May Saw Committee Member & Data and Policy Subcommittee Chair AALA NSW Branch, and Ronny Chen Committee Member AALA NSW Branch speak to Judge David Re, Australia’s longest serving international judge who has recently completed a term of appointment as a Presiding Judge of the Special […]

Tony McAvoy SC is appointed as a Commissioner on the NSW Independent Planning Commission

We are pleased to announce that Tony McAvoy SC has been appointed as a Commissioner on the NSW Independent Planning Commission as of 6 May 2021. We are excited at the prospect of Tony’s contribution to the important development and planning decisions made by the IPC. You can read the Media Release HERE

CPD Sessions March 2021

Monday 22 March 5:30pm:  Michelle Yu –  “Immigration law issues, for criminal lawyers” : Substantive Law What are the possible immigration law implications for visa holders and other non-citizens who have criminal law issues? This presentation will go through some of the possible implications and provide tips on how to handle these issues both before […]

Immigration LAW ISSUES FOR CRIMINAL LAWYERS – Michelle Yu

Michelle gave a great talk on the various issues surrounding immigration law. Practical tips on dealing with immigration law issues that arise over the course of criminal law proceedings and many other things were discussed. For more information you can contact Michelle Yu by email at myu@fjc.net.au Michelle’s presentation can be viewed here.

Anatomy of a Claim

From a pleading perspective not a great deal of attention is required. Petros Macarounas gave a fascinating talking into the anatomy of a Claim at Frederick Jordan Chambers. For the full presentation please click here. Petros can be reached at pjm@fjc.net.au

Using Expert Evidence to Best Effect

“Is it necessary for the expert to interview or examine the client or can opinion be based on documents?” Well done to Michelle Campbell who gave a well received talk this month as part of the ‘How to’ skills for litigators paper which was a group effort. Michelle’s portion of the talk can be viewed […]

COVID-19 and FJC

Frederick Jordan Chambers remains open during this time. The health and safety of our clients, staff and barristers continues to be our top priority and as such we have taken various measures. If you are requested to come into Chambers, please advise us immediately if you are feeling unwell. Once you do arrive please call […]