Welcome to the Northern Territory Bar Association

The NTBA is the association for those lawyers who practise exclusively as barristers in the Northern Territory. The main object of the NTBA is to ensure that there is a strong and independent Bar in the Northern Territory.

The NTBA aims to achieve its main object by:

  • Advancing the good administration of justice;
  • Maintaining the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct for advocates in the Northern Territory;
  • Promoting quality advocacy in courts, tribunals and other forums; and Promoting and representing the interests of its members.



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Expressions of interest for the NTBA Dili Conference 2016:  Thursday 14 July to Saturday 16 July 2016 are now being accepted

Darwin Barrister Duncan McConnel powerful advocate for justice

2015 NTBA Bar Readers’ Course outline

Sonia Brownhill and Matthew Nathan appointed as Senior Counsel

ADC Mediator Training in Darwin November 2015

Anthony (Tony) Young appointed as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court 

NTBA Media Release: President of NTBA, Alistair Wyvill SC Resigns 

Report on relations between the Judiciary and the Government in Timor Leste (December 2014)

For the NTBA’s latest Media Release