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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8.00am - 5.30pm

Phone
+61 2 92231522

Fax
+61 2 92237646

Email
f.hayden@statechambers.net

Address
Level 36,
52 Marin Place,
Sydney NSW 200

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Welcome to State Chambers

 

 

About

State Chambers was founded in 1997 by Richard Burbidge KC and Richard Kenzie AM KC and was opened by the Hon. Gordon Samuels AC KC.  Michael Cranitch SC is now Head of Chambers.  

State Chambers is a modern, cutting-edge set of Chambers whose members have excelled in terms of qualifications and experience in a number of specialty practice areas.

The practice areas for which State Chambers is renowned include: Public law; Common law; Employment and Industrial Relations law; and Commercial law.  Chambers also has a focus on Human Rights and has, as an Honorary Member, the first Federal Human Rights Commissioner for Australia, Professor Brian Burdekin AO.

A number of former members of State Chambers have been appointed to Federal and State courts and we have always had a significant proportion of leading silks and senior juniors on the floor.

Our members are often involved in high-profile, precedent-setting cases in their areas of expertise, as well as having significant expertise in trial and appellate work at all levels across a multiplicity of courts and tribunals.‚Äč Many of our Barristers have extensive interstate and national practices and some also practice internationally, both in providing advice and appearing in international commercial arbitrations.

Any query regarding Chambers or any barrister may be directed, in the first instance, to the Clerk of Chambers, Ms. Fiona Hayden.

 


Doyle's Guide 2022

 

Leading Employment Law Senior Counsel

  Leading
  Recommended

 


 

Leading Workplace Health & Safety Law Senior Counsel

  Recommended
     

 

Leading Employment Law Junior Counsel

  Leading
  Recommended

 

Leading Workplace Health & Safety Law Junior Counsel

  Leading
  • Bilal Rauf
  Recommended

 

Leading Insurance & Personal Injury Law Junior Counsel

  Recommended

 

Leading Criminal Law Senior Counsel

  Recommended

Legal 500 2021

   
 
State Chambers was founded in 1997 and is headed by Michael Cranitch SC. It has a focus on public, commercial, and employment and industrial relations law and human rights. State Chambers has been recognised in Legal 500 2021 Guide as a Tier 1 Leading Labour and Employment Chambers.

Three State Chambers members have been listed in the Legal 500 2021 Guide.