William Barker

Mobile:
Admitted:
8 Mar 2012
Bar:
10 May 2018
Location:
Room 0933, Gorman Chambers,
Level 9 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

William accepts briefs in all criminal and quasi-criminal matters in metropolitan and regional courts. He also accepts briefs in industrial and employment law.

Before coming to the Bar, William worked for almost six years as a solicitor advocate in criminal defence law. He appeared in a range of matters in all Victorian Courts including plea hearings, contested committals, contested hearings and bail applications. He also worked on quasi-criminal matters including Australian Securities and Investments Commission prosecutions.

Since coming to bar, he has experience in a range of employment matters including hearings and Trials in the Commission and Federal Court. 

He has been a mentor for the Law Institute of Victoria in their Young Lawyers Mentor Program since 2014.

William read with Sarah Keating and his senior mentor is George Georgiou SC.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE
Common Law
Criminal Law
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

Profile1

William accepts briefs in all criminal and quasi-criminal matters in metropolitan and regional courts. He also accepts briefs in industrial and employment law.

Before coming to the Bar, William worked for almost six years as a solicitor advocate in criminal defence law. He appeared in a range of matters in all Victorian Courts including plea hearings, contested committals, contested hearings and bail applications. He also worked on quasi-criminal matters including Australian Securities and Investments Commission prosecutions.

Since coming to bar, he has experience in a range of employment matters including hearings and Trials in the Commission and Federal Court. 

He has been a mentor for the Law Institute of Victoria in their Young Lawyers Mentor Program since 2014.

William read with Sarah Keating and his senior mentor is George Georgiou SC.

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) New Barristers' Committee