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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

Marea Wilson

Cameron Murphy

Stefan Mueller

News, Events & Publications

June 7, 2017

Ian Latham has published an article called “Practice and procedure in defending FWO prosecutions: what role for the privilege against penalty?” in employment law bulletin Volume 23 No 4 May 2017.


April 6, 2017

On 6 April 2017 Nick Read presented a paper at the Workers Compensation Independent Review Office’s Insurer Workshop.


A copy of his paper on Recent Cases is here.


March 28, 2017

The following recent papers have been delivered by members of Denman Chambers: “Barristers Using Social Media and Technology – Ethical and Practical Management Issues” delivered by Angela Bowne SC at Denman Seminars on 27 March 2017. “Update on Contractual Status of Corporate Policies” delivered by Ian Latham at Denman Seminars on 24 March 2017. “Establishing […]


November 25, 2016

The Sunrise show called Bravo to that lawyer who ran an unfair dismissal case involving a Qantas Flight Attendant dismissed for stealing. You can see the discussion here:


You can read the decision here:



October 31, 2016

Gerard Forlin QC chaired this year’s Annual Capita Health & Safety Lecture which took place on Tuesday 11th October at the Royal College of Surgeons. Previous speakers have included Lord Woolf, Lord Dannatt and Anthony Scrivener QC, former member of Cornerstone Barristers. Read more