Full Name: Mr Christopher T Farrington
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0438 181 280
Chambers: David Ross Chambers
Date of Admission: 22 May 2007
Called to the Bar: 27 Oct 2011
Qualifications: LLB, Grad Dip Leg Prac; BA App Sci
Previous Occupation: Solicitor


Christopher practices as a Criminal Barrister with a focus on indictable trial work.  He reguarlly appears in;

  • Trials in the County and Supreme Court
  • Pleas in the Surpeme Court
  • Pleas and Appeals in the County Court
  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal
  • Pleas, bail applications, contested hearings and contested committal hearings in the Magistrates Court

Christopher holds an Indictable Crime Certificate (ICC) from the Victorian Bar and is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial preferred barrister. 

Christopher was participated in, and completeed the 2012 Trial Counsel Junior Development Program with Victoria Legal Aid. 

Prior to coming to the bar Christopher was employed as a solicitor advocate in the Criminal Law Division of Victoria Legal Aid and regularly appeared as an advocate in all courts including Trials in the County and Supreme Court as Junior Counsel, Leave applications in the Court of Appeal and Appeals to the Court of Appeal as Junior Counsel.

Previous to this Christopher worked in private practice with Hartleys Lawyers for approximately two years. During this time he appeared in a variety of courts and jurisdictions.

Christopher has a particular interest in trial work and is willing to appear in matters in both Melbourne and throughout Victoria.

Areas of Practice


Criminal Law

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

From 27 Oct 2011, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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