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We regret to share the news that Lionel Robberds AM KC, a founding member of Frederick Jordan Chambers, has passed away.Mr Robberds AM KC was not only a brilliant and tenacious barrister, he was an Olympian, who represented Australia in…

April 16, 2024

In the matter of Haynes by her tutor Karen Lindley v Haynes [2022] NSWSC 581 Ms. Keaney  conduct this case unled and obtained the sum of $500,000 in general damages awarded….

December 6, 2023

Tony McAvoy SC barrister at Frederick Jordan Chambers addressed the High Court on Monday at Chief Justice Gageler AC swearing-in ceremony. The ABC News article can be found HERE …

November 9, 2023

Ms Goodchild was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1992. She was called to the Bar in 2005….

December 18, 2022

Congratulations to Gregory Moore of Frederick Jordan Chambers, who has been appointed as a Local Court Magistrate. Mr Moore will be sworn in on 15 November 2022….

October 31, 2022

Chambers would like to congratulate Alan Sullivan QC for his admission into the ARL Commission.The full article can be viewed HERE:…

February 9, 2022

We are please to announce that Tony McAvoy SC has been appointed to the role of Acting Treaty Commissioner in the Northern Territory.CLICK HERE for the full article….

December 8, 2021

Tony McAvoy SC was the keynote speaker for the twenty first annual Dr Charles Perkins Memorial Oration which was pre-recorded and aired on the ABC on Saturday, 13 November. To find out more please click on the following link to the…

November 16, 2021

Donna has a specialised practice in coronial law where she frequently appears as Counsel Assisting the Coroner,  or for interested parties and large government departments in coronial inquests and fire inquiries. She is experienced in guiding families through the intricacies…

October 1, 2021

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…

June 29, 2021

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…

June 17, 2021

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…

June 4, 2021

It is very easy to be labelled a ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ for being a Chinese Asian Australian member of the New South Wales Bar. I do not consider that contemporary obsessions with Australia’s trade relations with China assist this phenomenon….

May 24, 2021

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…

May 17, 2021

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…

May 6, 2021

Monday 22 March 5:30pm:  Michelle Yu –  “Immigration law issues, for criminal lawyers” : Substantive LawWhat 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…

March 25, 2021

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….

March 23, 2021

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….

March 18, 2021

“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…

March 10, 2021

Frederick Jordan Chambers will close for the holiday period from 12noon on Friday 23 December 2022 and reopen on Monday 9 January 2023.For urgent enquires please email…

April 3, 2020

SEAN BRENNAN Speaking on Wednesday 27 February Topic: How to win your local court criminal case. Strands:Ethics and Professional Responsibility Practice Management and Business Skills Substantive Law, Practice and Procedure, and Evidence Barristers’ Skills  Outline:How to put your client at ease with one comment How to cross examine…

March 17, 2019

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

March 4, 2019

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….

February 14, 2019

Mr Bourke will be sworn in on 4 February 2019Ian 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…

December 17, 2018


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