Welcome to Banco Chambers
Located in Sydney, Australia, Banco Chambers is widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading barristers' chambers, specialising in complex commercial litigation.
We are a progressive and young chambers located at two modern commercial spaces at the Reserve Bank of Australia building and Chifley Tower. Our progressive values includes commitments to flexible working policies, such as our commitment in July 2018 to adopt a new parental leave policy.
We have more than 40 barristers of varying levels of seniority, including 13 of Australia’s leading Silks. Our Head of Chambers is Robert Newlinds SC. Our inaugural Head of Chambers was Justin Gleeson SC, the former Solicitor-General for the Commonwealth.
Our members provide specialist advice in a diverse range of practice areas and advocacy services of the highest calibre in all Australian courts and tribunals. Some of our members also regularly appear in domestic arbitrations and international arbitrations seated in Australia and leading arbitral venues such as Singapore, Hong Kong, London and New York.
Our members are regularly retained by leading national and international law firms to appear and advise on the most difficult commercial disputes. Our barristers are widely recognised for their ability to successfully advocate cases in all courts and tribunals and for their technical excellence, deep knowledge of the law, strategic insight, and independent commercial judgment as to how best to advance their clients’ interests. Our members include acknowledged leaders in the field of Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Insolvency, Intellectual Property and Defamation.
Many of our barristers have been recognised by their peers as leading barristers by publications such as Chambers & Partners, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Doyle's Guide to the Legal Profession and the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers.