Halsbury Chambers was originally formed in the 1970’s by a group of barristers in the old Ansett Building. When the new Inns of Court was built and opened in 1987 that group merged with two others to form the current chambers which then took up residence on level 13 of the Inns of Court where it remains to this day. The Chambers includes 1 Queen's Counsel and 13 Junior Counsel.
Currently the members of Halsbury Chambers hold various appointments, including: Ethics Counsellor, BAQ Council; Adjunct lecturer, Griffith University; Member, Parole Board; Member, QUT Electoral Tribunal.
Halsbury Chambers’ members have diverse areas of practice and appear regularly in all State and Federal Courts, at trial and appellate levels, and in specialist tribunals. They also appear in arbitrations and mediations.
A number of past members of Halsbury Chambers have accepted appointments to the District and Magistrates Courts of Queensland and to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
The individual profiles demonstrate a wealth of advocacy experience in the criminal jurisdiction, coupled with capacity and expertise in several other areas of practice.
Various members are experienced in particular fields, including administrative review, building and construction, contract, criminal, insurance, planning and environment, professional negligence, property, torts, trade practices and competition and wills and estates. Details can be found in the areas of specialty under the "Areas of Practice" tab.
The barristers of Halsbury Chambers enjoy a strong reputation for client focused representation in all areas of practice, and are dedicated to providing the highest quality of advocacy and legal services.
Members of Halsbury Chambers are committed to the highest ideals of justice and ethics and provide professional advice and representation reflecting those ideals with precision and care.