The barristers in Higgins Chambers practice in a wide-variety of areas though predominantly in public and administrative law, criminal and commercial law. Five of its eighteen members are Senior Counsel or King’s Counsel and there is a broad mix of expertise and experience amongst the junior members of chambers. Collectively, the members of Higgins Chambers are briefed to appear before all Australian Courts and Tribunals at both the trial and appellate levels.


Newly renovated in 2020, Higgins Chambers is well placed to facilitate remote hearings and conferences, in person mediations and large in-person meetings and conferences.  



Youth justice in Queensland: wrong way, turn back

On 16 February 2024 Greg Barnes SC delivered a keynote speech to the Queensland Branch...
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Landmark win for tort claims against climate polluters in Smith v Fonterra decision of NZ Supreme Court

New Zealand’s top appellate court today ruled in favour of a very significant climate case...
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The Penalty Is Death, edited by Barry Jones

Originally published in 1968 and re-published in 2022 to mark the centenary of the abolition...
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