ABOUT US

13 Wentworth Selborne is a Floor of barristers’ chambers located immediately adjacent to the Law Courts Building in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

13 Wentworth Selborne has 43 barristers including 4 Senior Counsel. Our barristers have expertise in several areas of practice and provide independent legal representation and advice.

Our barristers practice throughout Australia and internationally including at courts, tribunals, international commercial arbitrations, special commissions of inquiry and alternative dispute resolution.

Members of our chambers are accredited mediators under the National Mediation Accreditation System and by LEADR/IAMA as advanced mediators.

Key areas of practice of our barristers are:

  • administrative and public law
  • appeals
  • arbitrations
  • bankruptcy and insolvency law
  • building and construction law
  • corporations and commercial law
  • common law
  • criminal law
  • employment law
  • estates & wills litigation
  • family law
  • equity
  • insurance law

 

  • international commercial arbitrations
  • land, environment & local government law
  • professional negligence litigation
  • taxation and revenue law
  • trade practices and competition law
  • mediation

The qualifications and relevant experience of each of our barristers are available on the Barristers page of this website.

Enquiries about briefing a barrister on 13 Wentworth Selborne can be made through the Clerk to 13 Wentworth Selborne, Paul Walker.

 

READERSHIP

13 Wentworth Selborne generally accommodates two readers each year with intakes from the Bar Practice Course in both May and September. Each readership position is for a period of 12 months.

Readers are expected to have one tutor from 13 Wentworth Selborne. The Clerk can assist with sourcing a tutor.

While there is no set time period for the receipt of applications for readership, it is not uncommon for 13 Wentworth Selborne to receive and in appropriate cases, make offers to successful applicants up to eighteen months prior to the commencement of the applicant’s readership.

To apply for a readership position on 13 Wentworth Selborne please email a CV and covering letter to the Clerk, Paul Walker.