Hemmant’s List is a diverse List of Barristers drawn from some of Brisbane’s leading Chambers, providing choice of experience, expertise, practice area specialty, gender and cost through the single contact point.  Collectively, the quality, diversity of experience and reputation of members is unparalleled in Queensland.

It is the first Barrister’s List empowering Solicitors and Clients to make informed choices as to whom best to brief.


How can the clerk at Hemmant’s list help you?

Hemmant’s List is an evolution of the traditional Barrister’s Clerk model.  The Clerk:

  • Actively builds relationships with Solicitors and Law Firms;
  • provides accessibility and enhanced level of service and convenience to Solicitors and Clients
  • Is a communication channel between instructors and Barristers;
  • Is a resource for Solicitors looking to enhance outcomes and control the cost of Dispute Resolution processes (through the efficient and effective engagement of Barristers).

Through the Clerk, the List offers Members unique support & services, including:

  • Business Development & Marketing Support
  • Briefs Lead generation & Referrals
  • Assistance with client management, including Fees recovery
  • Practice Support allowing for Parental Leave, extended Holidays & time off for further Study

How does Hemmant’s list work?

Hemmant’s List Clerk is a single point of contact to identify the right Barrister for the Brief.

The Clerk has developed a profile of each List Barrister detailing his or her qualifications, experience, practice areas and interests and fees. The Clerk uses the List’s database and Barristers’ diaries to identify, by practice areas, capability, availability and fees, which Barrister is most suitable for the brief. The Clerk can also provide Solicitors and Clients with a range of options of suitable Barristers and make recommendations if requested.

Equitable Briefing

Hemmant’s List is recognised on the Australian Law Council’s website an early adopter of its National Equitable Briefing Policy and provides Solicitors and Clients with a single point of reference when seeking to equitably brief.

The Clerk – Michael Drummond

Michael Drummond was a practicing Solicitor, working in small, Mid-Tier and Large Law Firms before opening his own Practice. More recently Michael left Private Practice, holding the positions of In-House Counsel, Director of Corporate Services and eventually Head of Sales – Global for an Australian Coffee Roaster operating on Australia, New Zealand, China and USA.

Michael commenced as the Clerk for Hemmant’s List in November 2018.

Michael can be contacted on:
07 3505 3969

Michael Drummond