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.…...

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.…...

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…...

Security in costs agreements

Solicitors who wish to charge their client’s property as security for their fees would be well served to read the recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court of Malouf v Constantinou [2017] NSWSC 92. The Court found that by…...

Solicitor’s Conflict

In Gujarat NRE India v Wollongong Coal [2017] NSWSC 209 the Supreme Court held that a solicitor who had formerly acted for two of the  parties to a series of transactions, which was now the subject of litigation between those…...

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…...