Who is the chambers clerk?

There isn’t one. To obtain information, including availability, about each barrister, please contact that barrister directly. For matters of an administrative nature, you may like to try contacting Terry Bates or Adam Mooney.

Where are you located?

22 Church Street
Newcastle NSW 2300

We’re opposite the main police station, on the same side of the road as the Grand Hotel. Click here for a map.

Who was James Dowling?

Sir James Dowling was the second Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of NSW (30 August 1833 – 27 September 1844). It is said that he worked himself to death, a “…victim to scrupulous anxiety and excessive toil in the discharge of his judicial duties”.  See his biography here.

Current and former members

Michael Graham is the current president of the Newcastle Bar Association.

Adam Mooney was the Newcastle Regional Representative of the NSW Bar Association from 2008-2014.

Vivian Carty was elevated to the Bench and now sits as a judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia at Newcastle.