Common Law

Steven Whybrow

Barrister

Steve has one of the most wide-ranging practices at the ACT Bar. He is briefed to appear across diverse areas of law for plaintiffs and defendants, private litigants and corporations, government clients (Territory, NSW and Commonwealth) and insurance companies. He appears in a wide range of…

Wayne Sharwood

Barrister

After 15 years as a solicitor in NSW and the ACT Wayne joined the bar in 2003. Since then he has developed a busy civil law practice. Wayne regularly acts in succession/Family Provision Act claims, personal injury matters, coronial inquests, and disputes involving commercial…

Karl Pattenden

Barrister

Karl was called to the Bar in 2015. He practices across numerous areas of law including bankruptcy & insolvency, building & construction, commercial & civil litigation, contract disputes, corporations, consumer protection, employment & industrial, occupational health and safety…

Seyi Onitiri

Barrister

Seyi has a broad practice. In personal injury, he acts for both claimants and insurers/defendants in workers compensation, CTP, public liability, professional indemnity and medical negligence matters…

Josie Dempster

Barrister (Reader)

Josie was admitted to the Bar in 2018. Before that, she worked as a solicitor at Sparke Helmore Lawyers and DLA Piper, specialising in commercial insurance litigation. Josie has experience advising and representing insurers, private-sector organisations and government clients in relation to a wide range of claim types…

Dan Crowe

Barrister

Dan primarily practices in the personal injury area, acting for both claimants and insurers/defendants in workers compensation (statutory and common law), CTP, public liability and medical negligence matters. Dan is also regularly…