Barry O'Keefe

Barry O'Keefe

Barry O'Keefe AM QC is a highly accomplished barrister, arbitrator and former judge. He currently works as a consultant for Clayton Utz law firm.

Having retired from the New South Wales Supreme Court with a distinguished career as an advocate, Commercial Court Judge, Commissioner of the New South Wales Independent Commission Against Corruption, and subsequently as a Supreme Court Judge.

Barry has been a Fellow of the Institute of Arbitrators since 1990 and was a Governor of the Australian Advocacy Institute for seven years.

During this time he was pre-eminent in the field of construction disputes, having appeared in many of the major leading cases in Australia and abroad.