John Berry OAM

Mr William John Berry was a founding member and barrister of Lachlan Macquarie chambers since 1985. He was awarded the Medal (OAM) of the Order Of Australia in the General Division in 2011 for service to the law, and to the community. He is a member of the Legal Aid Review Committee, Legal Aid NSW; Advocate, and an Independent Children’s Lawyer. Apart from his busy Bar practice he also is a Coach with Loreto Kirribilli Mock Trials Team, Law Society of NSW and Judge with Mock Trial Competition. John Berry is a former President of the Parramatta and District Law Society. A Parramatta Representative for the Court Committee with the Family Court of Australia. He is also a Liaison Member for the Parramatta Region, and New South Wales Bar Association. John Berry left Lachlan Macquarie Chambers in 2013 for semi – retirement, but is still very much a highly regarded and welcome presence in chambers.