AMY DOUGLAS-BAKER

AmyDouglasBaker

Contact

Telephone

+ 61 2 9236 8650

Email

a.douglasbaker@stjames.net.au

LinkedIn

About

Amy Douglas-Baker was called to the NSW Bar in 2009 and practises primarily in commercial, equity and public law, specialising in strata, property and statutory product liability. 

Amy accepts briefs from solicitors and direct briefs from in-house, corporate and government counsel, and registered charitable organisations.

Amy's current CV is available here (February 2017)

Areas of Practice

Administrative Law

Animal Law

Commercial and Contractual Disputes

Commissions of Inquiry

Equity, Trusts and Estates matters

Insurance

Intellectual Property

Migration & Refugee Law

Public Law

Professional Liability/Discipline

Product Liability

Real Property

Strata and Community Title

Appointments

Casual Academic, University of Technology Sydney (2015–current)

NSW Women Barristers Forum (Secretary) (2009-2013, 2014-2015)

NSW Bar Association Professional Conduct Committee #4 (2014-current), Equal Opportunity Committee (2014-current), Costs & Fees Committee (2013-2014)

Casenote/headnote writer, Administrative Law Decisions

Contributing author, Thomson Reuters Laws of Australia, “Civil Procedure”

Updating author, LexisNexis Intellectual Property Precedents, “Brand Management”

Qualifications

Master of Laws (Hons Eq) (University of Sydney)

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (University of Sydney)

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (University of Sydney)

Professional Memberships

New South Wales Bar Association

Association of Australian Constitutional Lawyers

Australian Institute of Administrative Law

Justice Connect (formerly Public Interest Law Clearing House)

Animals Australia

Equestrian NSW

NSW Polo Association

Background

Prior to commencing practice at the Bar, Amy worked in judges’ chambers in the Supreme Court of New South Wales (including the Court of Criminal Appeal) and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. 

Amy was a finalist for the Women Lawyers Association of NSW Woman Barrister of the Year Award 2015, recognised for achieving excellence in her areas of practice, while advancing opportunities for women in the law.  

Amy is an active supporter of mentoring programmes for both men and women law students, and is actively involved in advancing the interests of men and women at the NSW Bar.