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Areas Of Practice

Since 1994 the membership of the floor and the areas of practice have expanded considerably. Whilst industrial law, employment law, occupational health and safety law and negligence and professional negligence law remain significant areas of legal practice at Denman Chambers, the barristers on the floor now practice in almost every jurisdiction. As such there is now a wide range of experience, seniority and skills available on the floor. Read more


Bruce Hodgkinson SC

Jeremy Gormly SC

Jeffrey Phillips SC

Gerard Forlin QC

Kylie Nomchong SC

Angela Bowne SC

Jim Nolan

Jim Pearce

Allan Cooley

Ross Goodridge

Michael Perry

Martin Shume

Ian Latham

Colin Magee

Wendy Thompson

Daniel O'Sullivan

Ben Fogarty

Jane Paingakulam

Nicholas Read

David Chitty

Taran Ramrakha

News, Events & Publications

October 18, 2016

Jeffrey Phillips SC and Nick Read have published an article in the industrial relations edition of the Australian Lawyers Alliance Precedent magazine, ‘A casual approach to labels and employment law.’  A copy of the article is here.


October 7, 2016

Ian Latham is to chair a session at the Toongabbie Legal Centre CLE on Employment Law on Saturday 29 October 2016 entitled the Role and Relevance of Unions in the Modern Workplace. Members of the panel will be Mr Haren Pararajasingham, Solicitor Director Member Support, United Voice and Mr Michael Mead, Australian Industry Group Head of Workplace Relations Consulting Service. Other speakers include Mr Joe Catanzariti AM, Vice-President Australian Fair Work Commission and His Hon Justice Rothman AM Supreme Court of New South Wales.


October 4, 2016

David Chitty was interviewed by Peter Lloyd of the ABC PM show on Friday 30 September 2016 regarding Malaysian Airlines MH17 and airline hazard identification and risk assessment obligations. Listen to the interview


September 20, 2016

Gerard Forlin QC will present on “The power of persuasion” at the The SHE Show North West 2016.


June 24, 2016

David Chitty has been invited to attend the annual Aviation Safety and Security conference of the Papua New Guinea Civil Aviation Safety Authority (PNG CASA)  to speak on Board and Executive responsibilities for safety and the related oversight of a company’s safety management system. The conference is being held in Kokopo (East New Britain) between 15 –19 August 2016