Bede Kelleher was called to the Bar in August 2003 and was appointed Senior Counsel on 1 October 2021.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Bede worked as tipstaff to Justice Hunter of the NSW Supreme Court and then for a major insurance firm.
He graduated from Sydney University with Honours degrees in Arts and Law.
With Chambers in both NSW and the ACT, Bede practises across all jurisdictions and primarily in common law actions including professional liability, product liability, insurance, life insurance, defamation, commercial disputes, aviation law and also in areas of criminal law. Bede has significant experience in Commissions of Inquiry and Coronial Inquests.
Doyle’s Guide has listed Bede in its Insurance Junior Counsel Leading Lawyers list since 2017.