He is a graduate of the Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland and completed his Bar exams in Belfast. He undertook further legal studies in Australia and read with Nicholas Green QC and the Honourable Justice Ginnane of the Supreme Court of Victoria. He has been led by Estcourt QC (now the Honourable Justice Estcourt of the Supreme Court of Tasmania) and Cavanough QC (now the Honourable Justice Cavanough of the Supreme Court of Victoria).

Prior to coming to the Bar, he was for over two years Associate to the then Honourable Justice Ryan of the Federal Court of Australia. He also teaches administrative law and federal court practice. He was for three years an elected member of the Victorian Bar Council. He has a home in Tasmania near Launceston and from July 2017 will also have chambers in Hobart.

Crockett Chambers
Room 603, Level 6
530 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Salamanca Chambers
81 Salamanca Place
Battery Point, Tasmania 7004

Postal address:
c/- Howells List
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

DX 91 Melbourne

Telephone: 03 9225 8547
Facsimile: 03 9077 7471

Admitted to Practice: 15 March 1999
Signed Bar Roll: November 1999

Field of Practice

  • Criminal
  • Family Law/Child Safety/Guardianship