2018 Seminar Series

The first night of the EBC 2018 Seminar Series is tonight (14 March) with papers by Stephen Scarlett “Costs in Family Law” and by Luke Reeves “Recent Developments in Family Law”. Next week, Scott Holmes will be presenting about issues… More

New Family Law Paper

Christopher Lawrence recently presented a CLE for Legalwise at Parramatta. His paper, entitled “Family Law Update” looks at the effect of a number of important recent family law cases including the High Court’s decision in Bondelmonte about the… More

EBC welcomes Stephen Scarlett

Stephen Scarlett, the former Federal Circuit Court Judge and Local (and Children’s) Court magistrate is well known to many practitioners. EBC are very pleased to welcome him to the floor. Stephen is keen to develop his practice as a mediator.… More

New Members

Edmund Barton Chambers welcomes David Stack as a new member and Jessica Tat as reader. Brian Knox SC, Philip Carr and Graham Connolly have also recently joined (or re-joined) the floor as well.… More

Unacceptable Risk

In Junge & Padovan [2017] FCCA 1350 (11 July 2017), allegations were made that the father had child pornography on his computer, or a computer that he had access to. The father denied any knowledge of the offending material. After… More

New Members

Edmund Barton Chambers is pleased to welcome Tony Di Francesco and Richard Bell (both formerly of 16 Wardell Chambers) to the floor. In other news, David Turner who came to the chambers as a reader has now become a full… More

Environmental Prosecution

Paul Cutler was recently involved in a prosecution in the Land and Environment Court in respect of a breach of s 9(1) of the Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008. The detailed judgment given by her Honour Pain… More