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Practice Areas

Administrative Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (incl Mediation & Arbitration)


Commissions and Inquiries

Discrimination Law

Industrial and Employment Law

Inquests/Coronial Inquiries


Work Health & Safety


David Chin was admitted to the Bar in 2001, and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2019. He practices nationally, primarily in the areas of Industrial and Employment Law, Work Health and Safety Law, and Discrimination Law; and represents employees, employers, trade unions, public regulators and others in a variety of State and Federal courts and tribunals. He is a co-author of The Modern Contract of Employment, with Ian Neil SC, the second edition of which was published by Thomson Reuters Australia in 2017. He is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney. David is recognised in the 2020 Edition of Chambers & Partners in their barrister rankings for Employment Law.

Professional Memberships

NSW Bar Association


The Modern Contract of Employment, (with Ian Neil SC), Second Edition, Thomson Reuters Australia, 2017 (first edition published in 2012).

“Multiple decision-makers and their reasons for taking adverse action” (with N Saady), Employment Law Bulletin, February 2017, p 8.