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New Reader

Last week EBC welcomed Samuel Blackman to chambers as a new reader. We wish Sam all the best with his new career at the bar.… More “New Reader”

Family Law Update

The Family Court has upheld an intervenor’s claim, holding that a transfer of title to property by the husband’s parents to the husband and wife did not operate to transfer the parents’ beneficial interest in the property. The trial judge… More “Family Law Update”

Family violence case

In the Family Court of Australia at Newcastle on 18 December 2017, Justice Austin handed down his judgment in Khalil & Khalil [2017] FamCA 1081 Elizabeth Picker from our Chambers represented the Applicant Father in the four (4) day hearing… More “Family violence case”

New Papers

Following the successful completion of the EBC 2018 seminar series, the papers which were presented are now available in the “Articles and Papers” section of this website. The papers and their authors are: Richard Cavanagh SC – “Fraud and Insurance”;… More “New Papers”

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 “2018 Seminar Series”

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 “New Members”

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 “Unacceptable Risk”