William Buxton

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative / Public Law
  • Coronial Inquests / Commissions of Inquiry
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

Date of Admission

Admitted as a solicitor 2011

Called to the Bar 2019


Bachelor of Economics

Bachelor of Laws

Diploma of Legal Practice

William has extensive experience appearing as advocate in the Local, Children’s and District Courts including the following:

  • Bail applications
  • Sentence proceedings
  • Defended hearings
  • ADVO and APVO proceedings
  • Defended forensic procedure applications
  • Section 32 applications
  • Traffic matters including licence appeals
  • Jury trials
  • Indictable sentence proceedings
  • Severity Appeals
  • Conviction Appeals

Prior to being called to the Bar he worked for five years as a solicitor for the Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT Ltd in Western NSW, and for three years as a senior solicitor for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. He brings the ability to analyse, prepare and present a case with the benefit of significant experience both as a defence lawyer and as a prosecutor. William’s experience as a prosecutor provides a unique insight into police methodology and investigation as well as prosecutorial practice and procedure.

William is on the NSW Legal Aid Indictable Panel.

William accepts briefs to appear in Courts across NSW including regional and remote Courts.