Greg Barns

Salamanca Chambers
C/- Suite 1, Level 2
Castray Esplanade
Battery Point TAS 7004
Year Admitted: 1986 (VIC), 1988 (NSW), 2003 (TAS) Year Elected to WABA: 2011 Qualifications: BA, LLB (Monash)

Greg Barns

Greg Barns practices in the areas of criminal law, administrative law, human rights, native title. He appeared for one of the accused in Rv Benbrika (2008), a major terrorism trial in the Supreme Court of Victoria, and regularly appears for appellants in the Tasmanian Court of Criminal Appeal. Greg has a strong interest in human rights law and prisoners and he was junior counsel to Stephen Estcourt QC in Pickett v State of Tasmania (2011) in which Justice Wood of the Supreme Court of Tasmania declared that Mr Pickett, a prisoner, had been held contrary to provisions of the Tasmanian corrections legislation. Greg appears regularly in the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court.

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