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Barristers give legal advice and appear on behalf of clients in civil, family and criminal cases in courts and tribunals.


Graduate barristers usually earn

$40K-$45K per year

Barristers with more than three years' experience usually earn

$70K-$250K per year

Source: Robert Walters, 'Global Salary Survey', 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a barrister are average as the number of jobs has been falling and competition for positions is high.
Two barristers seated at a table, talking

Barristers may argue land rights at tribunals

Last updated 11 September 2017