William Barker

William Barker

  • Admitted: 2012
  • Bar: 2018


Level 2, Suite 2.01
550 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000


William accepts briefs in all criminal and quasi-criminal matters in metropolitan and regional courts. He also accepts briefs in industrial and employment law.

Before coming to the Bar, William worked for almost six years as a solicitor advocate in criminal defence law. He appeared in a range of matters in all Victorian Courts including plea hearings, contested committals, contested hearings and bail applications. He also worked on quasi-criminal matters including Australian Securities and Investments Commission prosecutions.

Since coming to bar, he has experience in a range of employment matters including hearings and Trials in the Commission and Federal Court.

He has been a mentor for the Law Institute of Victoria in their Young Lawyers Mentor Program since 2014.

William read with Sarah Keating and his senior mentor is George Georgiou SC.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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