Readers Rooms

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Chambers Application date/s Accommodation type Fees Written selection criteria Tutor on the Floor Contact BPG Adoption
11th Floor St James Hall 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly Floor Fee of $550.00 + Disbursements No yes Yes
12th Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes Yes
13th Floor St James Hall Applications are considered at any time
  • Hot desk
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes Yes
4th Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
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
Monthly floor fee No yes No
6th Floor St James Hall Chambers 12 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 No
8th Floor Garfield Barwick Chambers 3 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
  • Secretarial bay
Monthly floor fee No yes No
8th Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Secretarial bay
Monthly floor fee No yes No
9th Floor Wentworth Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements Yes yes Yes
Arthur Phillip Chambers 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
Chalfont Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes No
Denman Chambers 3 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee of $500.00 plus disbursements 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
  • Secretarial bay
Available on application Yes no No
Eleven Wentworth 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes Yes
Eleventh Floor Garfield Barwick Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
$550 per month plus disbursements No preferred No
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
Consessional fee plus disbursements No preferred No
Frederick Jordan Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Standard barrister's room
Monthly floor fee No yes No
Greenway Chambers 3 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
  • Shared room
Disbursements only for six months, then $880.00/month for six months Yes yes Yes
Ground Floor Wentworth Chambers 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements Yes yes No
H B Higgins Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Secretarial bay
Available on application No preferred No
Henry Parkes Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application Yes no No
Hunter Street Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes Yes
Jack Shand Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application No yes No
Lachlan Macquarie Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
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 6 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
Monthly floor fee 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 No
Ninth Floor Selborne Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No yes No
Ninth Floor Windeyer Chambers 6 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Floating
  • Secretarial bay
Disbursements No yes No
P G Hely Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements No preferred No
Samuel Griffith Chambers 6 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
  • Shared room
Monthly floor fee No preferred No
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
Monthly floor fee No preferred Yes
Seventh Floor Garfield Barwick Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes Yes
Sir Anthony Mason Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee Yes yes Yes
Sir James Martin Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Available on application No yes No
Sir Owen Dixon Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes No
Sixth Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Disbursements Yes yes Yes
Sixth Floor Windeyer Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Concessional fee + disbursements 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 No
Tenth Floor St James Hall Chambers 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • 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
Thirteenth Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers 15+ Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes No
Trust Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Reader's rooms
  • Shared room
Available on application No yes Yes
University Chambers 12 Months prior to commencement of BPC
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No preferred Yes
Waratah Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes Yes
Wardell Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Reader's rooms
Monthly floor fee No yes Yes
William Deane Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
  • Hot desk
  • Reader's rooms
  • Secretarial bay
  • Shared room
$500 Yes preferred Yes
William Owen Chambers Applications are considered at any time
  • Floating
Monthly floor fee No yes No