Paul Blacket SC was admitted to the NSW Bar in 1978 and appointed Senior Counsel in 1999. He practises predominately in the Supreme and District Courts and specialises in civil administrative work, particularly involving the medical and legal professions, appeals and judicial, coronial, and administrative inquiries. He has also appeared in specialist tribunals including the NSW Medical Tribunal, the Judicial Commission and the Dust Diseases Tribunal.
He has been a Member of the Supreme Court, District Court and Dust Diseases Tribunal Mediation Panel and has served as a District Court Arbitrator. He is currently a Contributions Assessor under the Dust Diseases Tribunal Act. He was formerly a Judicial Member of the Legal Services Division of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal.
He is a member of The NSW Bar Association subcommittee assisting the Association in relation to the introduction of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act, 2013. He is also an alternate delegate of the Legal Aid Review Panel.