Adam Baker

ADMITTED  2009    BAR  2014

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
PHONE  9225 6279
MOBILE  0456 461 163

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Adam Baker, LLB (Hons) BSc


  • Aviation Law
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Defamation
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Intervention Orders
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injuries
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Sports Law




Adam has a general commercial and criminal law practice, and has appeared in all Victorian and Federal Courts, and the VCAT. He is also on the NSW roll. Prior to being called to the Bar, Adam was Associate to Justice Middleton at the Federal Court and Justice D Beach at the Supreme Court, and was a solicitor in London.

He has particular expertise and accepts briefs in:

  • commercial contracts, equity, trade practices and intellectual property matters;
  • banking and finance including consumer and commercial lending;
  • insurance and liability matters;
  • building and construction matters;
  • building regulation and prosecutions under Building Act 1993 and the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995;
  • contempt proceedings; and
  • proceeds of crime and confiscation matters.

Adam also accepts briefs in general criminal matters, both summary and indictable, in particular non-violent / white-collar matters.

He also has specialist knowledge in aviation and airports law (both regulatory and liability) having worked in London on major aviation disasters for large international carriers and insurers at Gates and Partners (now Kennedys), and a government lawyer in the Airports Branch of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.

Adam graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Science in 2006. He read with Chris Winneke QC and Stephen O'Meara QC was his Senior Mentor.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.