Dr Adam Booker

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative / Public Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate
  • Coronial Inquests / Commissions of Inquiry
  • Criminal Law
  • Disciplinary Inquiries
  • Family Law

Date of Admission 

Admitted as a solicitor: 2011

Called to the Bar: 2017

Dr Adam Booker accepts briefs in a broad range of matters, with a particular focus on appellate, criminal, and administrative law. He also undertakes advice work relating to appeals before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and related human rights issues. Much of his advocacy work is accessible on NSW Caselaw. 

Adam pairs his practice with a career in academia, researching criminal law processes. This led to the award of his doctorate and roles with several universities, including the University of Sydney as practitioner in residence (2022), and more recently, as an academic in the law school (2023), teaching criminal law and other related subjects. 

Adam is currently a statutorily appointed Member of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal, where he sits as a legal member. He is also accredited as a mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation System. Adam is appointed a Criminal Case Convenor in the ACT by the Chief Justice.

Adam is appointed to all Legal Aid NSW panels. 


PhD: University of Technology, Sydney 

Master of Laws (by thesis): University of California, Berkeley 

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Honours): University of Wollongong

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice