In light of public health restrictions in place in the community, public access to Eleven Wentworth is currently restricted to those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, excluding people under 16 or holding a medical exemption. Visitors will be asked to present evidence of their vaccination status when signing in at reception.
Eleven Wentworth is a COVID Safe business. Members of Eleven Wentworth continue to advise and represent their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic, regularly appearing in courts, tribunals and alternative dispute resolution processes using video and telephone link facilities. Read more here.
Eleven Wentworth is one of Australia’s leading barristers’ chambers, offering independent legal representation, advocacy and advice of the highest quality. Solicitors and clients choose members of Eleven Wentworth for their sound strategic and commercial judgment, as well as for their professionalism and approachability.
Members of Eleven Wentworth practice throughout Australia in all areas of commercial law and public law and include recognised experts in a wide range of specialist areas of practice. They are frequently retained to advise and appear in complex, high-stakes, or sensitive matters on behalf of individual, corporate and government clients. Members are committed to the best traditions of the Bar: observance of the highest standards of professional conduct; honest, brave and skilful advocacy; willingness to accept briefs to appear for anyone regardless of the cause and a paramount commitment to the administration of justice.
Members bring to their practices valuable prior experience in commercial and government legal practice both in Australia and in major overseas markets such as London and New York. Many hold graduate degrees from the world’s leading universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, NYU, and Columbia.
Readers are appointed annually from among the most promising lawyers around Australia. More about the application process can be found here.
Eleven Wentworth is also the professional home of some of Australia’s most eminent mediators and arbitrators.
Eleven Wentworth fosters a friendly and collegiate working environment for its barristers, staff and visitors. It has implemented policies to ensure that the Floor remains a safe and supportive workplace for all, free from discrimination or harassment of any kind. The policies are available from the Clerk.