He is an active member of the Victorian Bar, including being a member of the Bar Council and its Ethics Committee; the Tasmanian Bar; and the Northern Territory Bar.
His practice is broad-based and diverse, including trial, appellate and advisory matters in relation to:
Dr Freckelton specialises in cases of complexity which require the exercise of careful planning and a holistic and strategic approach. Much of his work involves advocacy involving significant amounts of expert evidence.
He also conducts and appears and provides assistance for persons affected by proceedings in judicial inquiries, Royal Commissions and parliamentary inquiries.
He has undertaken appearance work throughout Australia and advisory work for cases in New Zealand, Singapore, Papua New Guinea and the United Nations (in its Human Rights Communication jurisdiction).
Dr Freckelton KC generally is briefed with a junior, save in cases that do not require two counsel.
He takes direct briefs where such a course is appropriate and in the limited circumstances where it is ethically permitted pursuant to the Rules of the Victorian, Tasmanian and Northern Territory Bars: he requires an instructing solicitor in substantial litigation, including in matters in a Supreme Court, a County/District Court, the Federal Court or the High Court.
Dr Freckelton’s Clerk can be contacted for bookings, including discussions as to fees:
Andrew Turner: Foley’s List, Owen Dixon Chambers, 205 William St, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
(61) 03 92257777;