Admitted to Practice: Victoria – 1986; Tasmania – 2003
Signed Bar Roll: March 1986 (Vic)Also Admitted in: NSW
Also member of: Victorian Bar Patterson’s List, Western Australian Bar
Appointed Senior Counsel 2020
Other Chambers: Gorman Chambers Melbourne
Greg Barns graduated BA LLB from Monash University in 1984. He was a member of the Victorian Bar where he practiced in criminal law from 1986-89 and has been a member of the Tasmanian Bar since 2003. Greg was chief of staff and senior adviser to a number of federal and state Liberal Party leaders and ministers from 1989-99. He is also the former National Chair of the Australian Republican Movement and a director of human rights group, Rights Australia. Greg has written three books on Australian politics, is a Director of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, and a member of the Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance.
Areas of Practice:• Criminal Law acting for defendants, including appellate work and white collar crime• Prison Law• Administrative Law• Coronial Inquests• Native Title• Migration Law• Human Rights
Phone: 0419 691 846