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Telephone: +61 3 9225 6053

Secretary: Jane Francis +61 3 9225 6075

Fax: +61 3 9670 5756
Email: dyarrow@vicbar.com.au
Mobile: 0406 788 398

Clerk: List G


David Yarrow has a general public law and commercial law practice, with a special interest in the area of native title. 


Prior to coming to the Bar David was a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University where he taught property law and trusts law. He has also held other academic posts including as an adjunct professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. 


David has been a legal advisor for numerous Aboriginal organisations and has also been Principal Policy Officer in the Legal Branch of the Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet. 


He has published a great number of academic articles and authored a number of book chapters concerning the area of native title, both in Australia and Canada, and is undertaking his doctoral thesis in this area. 


Victorian Bar Committee memberships

  • Library Committee

  • Bar/BCL Green Committee


Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

16 Jun 1997


Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

02 Mar 2009





Admitted Elsewhere:



Also entitled to practise in:

  • Australian Capital Territory

  • Federal Court of Australia

  • High Court of Australia

  • New South Wales

  • Northern Territory

  • Queensland

  • Tasmania

  • Western Australia


Previous occupation:

Lecturer, Monash University


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