Reading at Blackburn Chambers

At Blackburn Chambers we recognise the vital role of readers in keeping our chambers at the forefront of the modern legal profession. We welcome people with fresh minds, diverse practices and new approaches to progress through Chambers. Readership is a challenging and intense time, but our barristers provide support to ensure readers find it incredibly rewarding too.

Readership at Blackburn Chambers will provide the opportunity to experience a broad range of specialist practice areas.  Readers will work alongside and learn from barristers who are experts in their chosen field, offering the best possible start to a career at the Bar.

We pride ourselves on being a friendly, approachable set, with regular opportunities to meet and mingle with members at all levels in an informal context.  We have a collegiate approach to practicing as barristers.  We consider ourselves to be the premier set of barrister’s chambers in Canberra and our aim is to maintain that reputation. Events are also scheduled throughout the year to embrace the contribution from partners and families as well.

Blackburn Chambers has accommodation for readers with attractive rates.  We also have a variety of experienced barristers to act as a tutor.

Reading at Blackburn Chambers provides an invaluable opportunity to work with and learn from some of Canberra’s leading barristers

Applications and inquiries to read at Blackburn Chambers should be directed to the Clerk.