Admitted as a solicitor in 1981, admitted to the Bar in 1991, appointed Senior Counsel in 2003.
Bachelor of Laws, Bachelors of Arts (Honours)
Master of Laws
John Stratton was admitted as a solicitor in 1981. He worked at Legal Aid and for a number of private firms. In 1991 he was admitted as a barrister. During his time at the Bar he has mainly practised in criminal jury trials and appeals to the Court of Criminal Appeal. In 1997 he was appointed a Public Defender. In 2003 he was appointed Senior Counsel. In 2005 he was appointed Deputy Senior Public Defender. He returned to the private Bar in 2013.