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Patrick Barry


Contact Details

Phone: +61 2 9223 1522


LLB, BA, MSt (Oxford)

Date of Admission to the Bar


Date of Admission as a Solicitor

2004  New South Wales

2006 – Victoria

2010 – Queensland

2014 – South Australia

          The High Court of Australia


Areas of Practice

  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Employment Law
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Aviation Law

Languages spoken other than English

German, Japanese



Practice Overview

Patrick was called to the Bar in 2014 and practices in workplace health and safety law and employment law. Patrick has a national practice and appears regularly in courts and tribunals in New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland.

Patrick's practice focuses principally on defending corporate entities and individuals in workplace safety prosecutions and appearing for employers in a variety of employment law disputes. He has appeared for employers in a range of industries including construction, mining, petroleum and gas, manufacturing, aviation and road transport. 

Before coming to the bar Patrick was a Senior Associate at Freehills and K & L Gates.

Patrick is recognised as among the leading Employment and Workplace Safety Barristers for the State of New South Wales and South Australia in Doyle’s Guide 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 (NSW).

Patrick also holds a Master in Historical Studies from the University of Oxford.