Francis Burt Chambers is renowned for the wide range of specialties and unparalleled depth of experience of its many members.

Our independent barristers share the common goal of providing ethical, accessible and independent advice; and are sought after by solicitors and members of the legal profession for diverse briefs.

Francis Burt Chambers was established in 1962 and its members have been serving the legal profession and wider community for more than 50 years. In that time, we have also fostered and developed the practice of our barristers at all stages.

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With over 100 members, our barristers have unparalleled range and depth of experience in all areas of practice.

Family - Areas of Practice

Adoption and surrogacy

Arbitration and collaboration

Child protection

Child support

Family & de facto

International family law

Mediation and alternative dispute resolution

Restraining orders