Simon Gates, Barrister, Burnie Chambers
About the Presenter:
Mr Simon Gates is a barrister and the current President of The Law Society of Tasmania. He was a member of Society’s Litigation Committee for the past five years. Prior to being a barrister, Simon was a partner at McLean, McKenzie & Topfer specialising in workers compensation, personal injuries and administrative law. Before entering private practice, Simon was Senior Legal Advisor to the Tasmanian State Attorney-General, and Crown Counsel in the Office of the Solicitor-General in Tasmania between 2007 and 2011, acting as Junior Counsel in a number of High Court Constitutional law cases.