Full Name: John Moore
Phone: 9225 6444
Fax: 9225 6464
Mobile: 0417163257
Chambers: Gorman Chambers
Room: 0918
Date of Admission: 11 Aug 2006
Called to the Bar: 22 Oct 2015


John Moore has practised in criminal, public and common law for over 10 years. In 2017 he was selected to join the Victoria Legal Aid Trial Counsel Development Program. He is a VLA Preferred Trial Barrister.

Prior to joining the bar John worked at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) as a managing solicitor and VLA as a senior solicitor.  He has appeared in trials, committals, contested hearings, bail applications and pleas. In 2014 he was accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a specialist in criminal law.

John is experienced in conducting merits review matters at VCAT and the AAT and has advised in judicial review proceedings. Before practising in Victoria John worked in general civil litigation in Hobart for three years. In that role he acted for and advised the Motor Accident Insurance Board (the Tasmanian equivalent of the TAC) in MVA claims and acted for local government in regards to planning matters at tribunal and judicial review level.

John read with Sarah Leighfield, his senior mentor was Chris Winneke QC.


Areas of Practice

Common Law

  • Intentional Torts
  • Motor Vehicles & Transport

Criminal Law

  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Fraud
  • Mental Illness
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Human Rights Law
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review
  • Social Security
From 5 Aug 2016, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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