Readers Rooms

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Chambers Application date/s Accommodation type Fees Written selection criteria Tutor on the Floor Contact BPG Adoption
11 St James Hall 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly Floor Fee + Disbursements No preferred
Yes
12th Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
13 Wentworth Chambers Other
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application No preferred
No
13th Floor St James Hall Applications are considered at any time
  • Hot desk
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes
Yes
153 Phillip Applications are considered at any time
  • Secretarial bay
  • Shared room
Available on application No yes
Yes
4th Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Secretarial bay
Disbursements No preferred
Yes
5 Selborne 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
5 Wentworth Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
6 St James Hall Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee Yes preferred
Yes
7 Wentworth Selborne 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
8 Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
8th Floor Garfield Barwick Chambers 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No preferred
No
8th Floor Selborne Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application No yes
Yes
9th Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Secretarial bay
Disbursements Yes yes
Yes
Alinea Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred
Yes
Arthur Phillip Chambers Barristers, Arbitrators and Mediators Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes
Yes
Banco Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
Black Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Shared room
Reduced Monthly floor fee + disbursements No preferred
Yes
Chalfont Chambers 6 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Floating
  • Secretarial bay
Monthly floor fee Yes yes
No
Denman Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee Yes preferred
Yes
Edmund Barton Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application Yes yes
Yes
Eighth Floor Windeyer Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Reduced monthly floor fees and disbursements No preferred
No
Eleven Wentworth 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred
Yes
Eleventh Floor Garfield Barwick Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No preferred
Yes
Elizabeth Street Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No preferred
No
Fifth Floor St James Hall 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred
Yes
Forbes Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee and disbursements No preferred
Yes
Fourth Floor Selborne Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
Frederick Jordan Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Standard barrister's room
Monthly floor fee No yes
No
Greenway Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
  • Shared room
Disbursements Yes yes
Yes
Ground Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements Yes yes
Yes
Henry Parkes Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee Yes no
Yes
Jack Shand Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application No yes
Yes
Kaloola Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
Disbursements No yes
No
Lachlan Macquarie Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
  • Shared room
Available on application No preferred
Yes
Level 22 Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred
Yes
Lismore Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application No preferred
No
Martin Place Chambers 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly Floor Fees and Disbursements No yes
Yes
Maurice Byers Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Reduced monthly floor fee + disbursements No yes
Yes
New Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
Nigel Bowen Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee $550 plus GST and disbursements No yes
Yes
Ninth Floor Selborne Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred
Yes
Ninth Floor Windeyer Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
Disbursements No yes
No
P G Hely Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred
No
Samuel Griffith Chambers 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred
Yes
Second Floor Selborne Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Secretarial bay
Available on application No yes
Yes
Second Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Reduced monthly floor fee and disbursements Yes preferred
Yes
Seventh Floor Garfield Barwick Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Shared room
  • Standard barrister's room
Monthly floor fee No preferred
Yes
Sir Anthony Mason Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes
Yes
Sir James Martin Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
Sir Owen Dixon Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes
Yes
Sixth Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers Other
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
Sixth Floor Windeyer Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Concessional Floor Fees No preferred
Yes
State Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes
No
Tenth Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
Tenth Floor St James Hall Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Secretarial bay
Available on application No yes
No
Third Floor St James' Hall Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application No yes
Yes
Third Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Secretarial bay
Monthly floor fee No preferred
No
Trust Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Shared room
Monthly floor fee No preferred
Yes
University Chambers Other
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes
Yes
Waratah Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
  • Secretarial bay
Monthly floor fee No yes
Yes
Wardell Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes
Yes