Bret Walker

Bret Walker has been a barrister practising at the NSW Bar since 1979 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 1993 and Queen’s Counsel in 1994. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. He has at various times been President of the Law Council of Australia, President of the NSW Bar Association, a member of a number of advisory committees to the Australian Law Reform Commission, a Commissioner of Inquiry to a number of NSW Commissions of Inquiry and editor of the New South Wales Law Reports. He was the inaugural Independent National Security Legislation Monitor from 2011-2014 and has been a member of the NSW Health Clinical Ethics Advisory Panel and a director of the Sydney Writers Festival. He is currently Chairman of the Red Room Company.

Bret's practice centres on general appellate advocacy, equity and commercial, administrative and commercial law.

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