David Hooke SC
Tel: +61 2 9233 7711
Fax: +61 2 9232 8975
Called to the Bar: 1994
“Highly respected senior counsel”
David Hooke SC was called to the Bar in 1994 and appointed Senior Counsel in 2009, with a broad practice across common law, insurance, public and administrative law, and commercial law.
He has a special interest in appellate work and disputes regarding statutory interpretation and development of the law. Prior to being called to the Bar, David practiced predominantly in major personal injury claims. David currently co-chairs the Human Rights Committee and has previously served on the Bar Association’s Common Law Committee and Professional Conduct Committee. He has appeared in most States and Territories, as well as the High Court of Australia and the Federal Court and is well-versed in conflicts of laws and the application of foreign law. He has also been granted ad hoc admission in the Republic of Nauru.