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Duncan McConnel
William Forster Chambers

Level 1
26 Harry Chan Avenue
DARWIN NT 0800

GPO Box 4369
DARWIN NT 0801

Tel: 08 8982 4700
Fax: 08 8941 1541
Email: dmcconnel@williamforster.com

Duncan McConnel is a barrister at William Forster Chambers in Darwin, Northern Territory.

Year and Place of First Admission

1994, Northern Territory

Jurisdictions

High Court, Federal Courts and Tribunals, Northern Territory

Career

Duncan is a barrister at William Forster Chambers with a busy practice in insurance, worker’s compensation and commercial litigation.

Since being called to the Bar in 2009, Duncan has been involved in the majority of significant reported cases in the worker’s compensation jurisdiction in the Northern Territory. In addition, Duncan’s practice includes a wide variety of matters ranging from native title to crime, with an emphasis on the appellate jurisdiction.

Duncan has spent many years in legal profession representation, first at the Law Society of the Northern Territory and subsequently at the national level. In 2015 Duncan was the President of the Law Council of Australia, the peak national and international representative body for the Australian legal profession, having served as a director of that body for 7 years.

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