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 […]


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 […]

Louise Goodchild is accredited as a mediator

As of the 19th of February 2019, Louise Goodchild has been accredited as a mediator.

Practical legal training (PLT) for law students

At Frederick Jordan Chambers, we offer unique opportunities for law graduates to fulfil their practical legal requirements. Candidates are required to complete 75 hours of work experience to obtain their practising certificate. As the largest single group of barristers in New South Wales, our members have expertise spanning a broad range of practice areas, across […]

Ian Bourke SC – District Court Judge appointed

Mr Bourke will be sworn in on 4 February 2019 Ian Bourke SC has been a lawyer for more than three decades including seven years with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, 22 years at the Bar and four years as Senior Counsel. He has appeared in complex and high profile criminal trials, including proceedings […]

Bryce Cross – New appointment to the Fair Work Commission

Bryce has been a barrister at Frederick Jordan Chambers since his admission to the New South Wales Bar in 1997. Between 1993 and 1997, he was an Industrial Advocate and Corporate Head Solicitor at the Chamber of Manufactures of New South Wales / Australian Business Limited (now the NSW Business Chamber Limited). He was admitted […]

Gerard Boyce – New appointment to the Fair Work Commission

Gerard is a barrister with more than 20 years’ experience in employment law and workplace relations. Before being admitted to the Bar in 2006, he held various senior workplace relations roles in the mining, building, electrical and aged care industries. His experience includes roles as New South Wales State Manager of the Australian Mines and […]