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Denis Barlin, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Denis Barlin

Denis Barlin Denis has been listed in 2019 & 2020 Doyle's Guides as Recommended Counsel for Australia in the area of Wills & Estates Litigation. Areas of Practice Commercial Law Corporations Law Equity & Trusts Superannuation Tax & Revenue Law Qualifications Bachelor of Commerce, Australian National University Bachelor of Laws (Honours Class II), Australian National …

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Michael Bennett, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett Areas of Practice Administrative Law Bankruptcy & Insolvency Commercial Law Equity & Trusts Real Property Law Superannuation Tax & Revenue Law Wills & Probate (including Succession and Family Provision) Qualifications Bachelor of Commerce, University of Western Sydney Bachelor of Laws (Honours I), University of Western Sydney Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, University of …

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Teni Berberian, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Teni Berberian

Teni Berberian Teni has been listed in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the practice area of Insurance Law. She has been listed in the same area of practice since 2016. She was also listed in the 2019 Doyle's Guide as Leading Insurance Junior Counsel. Areas of Practice Building & Construction Law Criminal …

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Tom Brennan SC, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Tom Brennan SC

Tom Brennan SC Areas of Practice Administrative Law Constitutional Law Employment Law Insurance & Professional Indemnity International Law (Public & Private) Trade Practices & Competition Transportation Law (including Aviation & Maritime Law) Qualifications Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University Bachelor of Laws, Australian National University Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University Professional experience …

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Justin Brown, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Justin Brown

Justin Brown Justin has been listed since 2017 in the Doyle's Guide as Recommended Junior Counsel in the area of Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Junior Counsel. He is recognised for the depth and breadth of his advocacy skills, understanding of complex legal issues and strategic thinking. Justin is also a lecturer in succession law …

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Barristers

Therese Catanzariti

Therese Catanzariti Therese has been listed in the 2018, 2019 & 2020 editions of Doyle’s Guide as a Recommended NSW Junior Counsel in the area of Wills & Estates Litigation and the 2020 edition of Doyle’s Guide as a Recommended Australia Wills & Estates Litigation Junior Counsel Areas of Practice Commercial Law Entertainment Law Equity & Trusts …

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Carolyn Coventry

Carolyn Coventry Carolyn was called to the bar in 2020. Prior to joining the bar, Carolyn worked for a number of boutique, national and international law firms practising in the area of insurance litigation.  She has extensive experience acting for defendants and insurers in public and product liability claims (both personal injury and property damage), …

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Mark Darian-Smith

Mark Darian-Smith Areas of Practice Equity & Trusts Banking & Financial Services International Commercial Arbitration & Mediation Commercial Law Building & Construction Law Trade Practices & Competition Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Melbourne Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Melbourne Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University Professional experience Mark enjoyed a successful career …

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Gary Doherty, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Gary Doherty

Gary Doherty Gary is also a Lieutenant in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve (Legal Officer) Areas of Practice Bankruptcy & Insolvency Building & Construction Law Commercial Law Criminal Law Equity & Trusts Insurance & Professional Indemnity Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Trade Practices & Competition Transportation Law (including Aviation & Maritime …

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Edmund Finnane, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Edmund Finnane

Edmund Finnane Edmund is the General Editor of the Company and Securities Law Journal (Thomson Reuters) Edmund is co-author of the following books: Aziz J, El Khoury P, Finnane E, Pleading Precedents (6th Edition) (Thomson, 2009) Finnane E, Newton N, Wood, C, Equity Practice and Precedents (2nd Edition) (Thomson, 2019) Finnane E, Newton N, Wood, …

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Tanya Harris-Roxas

Tanya Harris-Roxas Areas of Practice Bankruptcy & Insolvency Commercial Law Common Law Corporations Law Insurance & Professional Indemnity Qualifications B.SC/LLB, UTS Professional experience September 2017 – April 2018 – Special Counsel, Clyde & Co June 2015 – March 2017 – Senior Associate, McCabes July 2012 – May 2015 – Senior Associate, Kennedys Lawyers October 2011 …

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Colin Hodgson, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Colin Hodgson

Colin Hodgson Colin has been listed in the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 editions of Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Junior Counsel in the area of Wills & Estates Litigation in both the New South Wales list and the Australian List. He has also been listed in Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 Edition in the area of Trusts …

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Matthew Hutchings, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Matthew Hutchings

Matthew Hutchings Matthew has been recognised in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the areas of: Insurance Law, Medical Negligence, Police Law & Public Law Areas of Practice Administrative Law Commercial Law Criminal Law Employment Law Inquests, Inquiries & Royal Commissions Insurance & Professional Indemnity Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors …

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Clifford Ireland

Clifford Ireland Listed in “The Best Lawyers in Australia” 2023 for: Planning & Environmental Law (since 2020) Real Property Law (since 2021) Construction/Infrastructure Law Water Law -  “Lawyer of the Year for 2023” Listed by Doyles Guide as a Leading Environmental and Planning  junior barrister, 2022 and since 2013 Listed by Doyles Guide as a …

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Benjamin Kasep

Benjamin Kasep Ben was formerly an Associate Lecturer in Constitutional Law at the University of Western Sydney School of Law. He has also authored and presented the following publications: Stripping the Corporate Veil in Tax Matters (Australian Taxation Office ‘Entity Structures’ Technical Conference, 31 May 2013); Calderbank Offers (College of Law, 25 March 2008); and A Comment on …

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Sydney Jacobs, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Sydney Jacobs

Sydney Jacobs Sydney specialises in the areas of commercial equity, including real property, conveyancing, easements, covenants, strata, building and construction law, partnership disputes, insolvency, and leasing. He is also a NMAS accredited mediator, and a BarADR accredited arbitrator and an expert determiner. Complementing his practice as a barrister and mediator, Sydney authors two major loose-leaf …

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Stuart Kettle, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Stuart Kettle

Stuart Kettle Areas of Practice Insurance & Professional Indemnity Mediation Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Qualifications Bachelor of Arts, University of New South Wales Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales Professional experience Prior to coming to the Bar, Stuart was a solicitor and spent 9 years working in London with …

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Karen Kumar

Karen Kumar Areas of Practice Common Law Disciplinary Proceedings Inquests, Inquiries & Royal Commissions Insurance & Professional Indemnity Mediation Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Qualifications LLB (Hons), Sydney University Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, ANU Bachelor of Nursing (Hons), Sydney University Professional Experience 2019 - present: Barrister, 13 Wentworth Chambers …

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Gregory Laughton SC, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Greg Laughton SC

Greg Laughton SC Areas of Practice Arbitrators Building & Construction Law Commercial Law Domestic Commercial Arbitration Insurance & Professional Indemnity International Commercial Arbitration & Mediation Mediation Mediators Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Transportation Law (including Aviation & Maritime Law) Qualifications Masters of Law (International, Commercial and Economic Law), University of …

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David Liebhold, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

David Liebhold

David Liebhold David is co-author of Wills, Probate and Administration Law in NSW (2nd Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2020). He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the NSW Bar Association. Areas of Practice Equity & Trusts Mediation Wills & Estates / Succession (including Family Provision) Qualifications …

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Mark McCulloch SC, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Mark McCulloch SC

Mark McCulloch SC Mark has been listed as Recommended Senior Counsel in Doyle’s Leading New South Wales Insurance & Personal Injury Barristers 2017 and recognised in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the areas of Insurance Law & Professional Malpractice Litigation (listed since 2019). Areas of Practice Administrative Law Banking & Financial …

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Sebastian McIntosh

Sebastian McIntosh Areas of Practice Administrative Law Commercial Law Employment Law Work, Health & Safety Qualifications Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Australian National University, 2005 – 2010 Accredited Specialist by NSW Law Society – Employment and Industrial Law (December 2016 – September 2018) Professional experience 2013 – 2018 HWL Ebsworth Lawyers – Solicitor, Associate, Senior Associate …

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Bill McManus, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Bill McManus

Bill McManus Bill has been recognised in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the area of Construction/Infrastructure Law. Areas of Practice Appellate Building & Construction Law Commercial Law Equity & Trusts Insurance & Professional Indemnity Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Real Property Law Trade Practices & Competition …

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Patricia Muscat

Patricia Muscat Patricia has been listed in the 2020 edition of Doyle’s Guide as a Recommended NSW Junior Counsel in the area of Wills & Estates Litigation. Areas of Practice Equity & Trusts Wills & Probate (including Succession and Family Provision) Protective (including Powers of Attorney and Guardianship) Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of …

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Ralphed Notley, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Ralphed Notley

Ralphed Notley Prior to coming to the Bar, Ralphed was a solicitor at Atanaskovic Hartnell from April 2008 to December 2009. During this time Ralphed primarily acted for four former directors of James Hardie Industries in civil penalty proceedings commenced by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC v MacDonald (No 11) [2009] NSWSC 287 and ASIC v MacDonald …

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Julian O'sullivan, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Julian O’Sullivan

Julian O’Sullivan Julian was admitted to practice as a solicitor in March 1996. He worked in the dispute resolution group of King & Wood Mallesons, one of Asia-Pacific’s leading law firms, and in the intellectual property, IT and communications group of Linklaters, a London “magic circle” firm. Julian was called to the bar in 2003. He …

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Raphael Perla, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Raphael Perla

Raphael Perla Raphael has been recognised in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the area of Personal Injury Litigation (listed since 2020). Areas of Practice Bankruptcy & Insolvency Commercial Law Equity & Trusts Insurance & Professional Indemnity Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (English …

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Joishua Raftery, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Joshua Raftery

Joshua Raftery Areas of Practice Bankruptcy & Insolvency Building & Construction Law Commercial Law Common Law Corporations Law Equity & Trusts Insurance & Professional Indemnity Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Qualifications Bachelor of Laws, Bond University Professional experience Lawyer – Moray & Agnew Lawyers (2008 – 2012) Senior Associate – …

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Patrick Rooney, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Patrick Rooney

Patrick Rooney Areas of Practice Commercial Law Inquests, Inquiries & Royal Commissions Insurance & Professional Indemnity Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Qualifications Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney Diploma of Law, Solicitors Admission Board Master of Laws, University of New South Wales

Nicholas Simone

Nicholas Simone Nicholas has a broad commercial and insurance litigation practice with a focus on contract, tort, and professional negligence disputes. He regularly appears in all NSW and Federal courts and tribunals, as well as in commissions of inquiry and inquests, both led and unled. Nicholas has acted for plaintiffs and defendants in commercial, building …

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Geoffrey Rundle, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Geoffrey Rundle

Geoffrey Rundle Geoffrey is an Arbitrator of both the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the District Court of New South Wales. He is also an accredited mediator and a contributions assessor for the Dust Diseases Tribunal Areas of Practice Domestic Commercial Arbitration Mediation Mediators Qualifications Bachelor of Economics, University of Sydney Bachelor of …

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Jodi Steele SC, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Jodi Steele SC

Jodi Steele SC Jodi is a Senior Counsel practicing in commercial law and equity who has been consistently recognised in Doyles Guide,  Who’s Who Legal: Construction, Who’s Who Legal: Australia and Best Lawyers in Australia as a leading barrister in Litigation, Insurance, Construction Law, Employment and Industrial Relations and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She brings over 25 years’ legal and commercial experience to the resolution of her …

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James Thomson

James Thomson James has been instructed in major insolvency matters including Karl Suleman Enterprises, Cinema Plus Group, and Compass Airlines. He is also a regular presenter at CLE events including the State Legal Conference and the Bar Readers Course. Areas of Practice Bankruptcy & Insolvency Commercial Law Corporations Law Equity & Trusts Qualifications Bachelor of …

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Patrick Wiggins

Patrick Wiggins Patrick was called to the bar in 2021. Prior to being called to the bar, he practiced for more than 10 years as a solicitor. He was an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation and holds a Masters in Applied Law (majoring in commercial litigation). He was also an active member of the Law …

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Craig Wilson, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Craig Wilson

Craig Wilson Areas of Practice Commercial Law Equity & Trusts Family Law Wills & Probate (including Succession and Family Provision) Qualifications Bachelor of Social Work, University of New South Wales Graduate Diploma of Couple and Family Therapy, University of New South Wales Master of Social Work, University of New South Wales; Thesis:“Purposeful Conversations: Therapy as …

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Michael Windsor SC, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Michael Windsor SC

Michael Windsor SC Areas of Practice Appellate Commercial Law Disciplinary Proceedings Inquests, Inquiries & Royal Commissions Insurance & Professional Indemnity Mediation Professional Liability (including medical negligence and directors & officers liability) Professional Malpractice Trade Practices & Competition Qualifications Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales Master of Commerce, University of New South Wales Bachelor …

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Chris Wood SC, Barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers

Christopher Wood SC

Christopher Wood SC Appointed Senior Counsel in 2019, Christopher maintains an expansive practice spanning intellectual property, bankruptcy and insolvency, real property, commercial law and equity. He has been listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia Awards for 2021 for Litigation. In addition to his extensive advocacy experience, Christopher has also prepared complex advice in areas …

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Georgina Wright SC

Georgina Wright SC Areas of Practice Administrative Law Criminal Law Inquests, Inquiries & Royal Commissions Qualifications 2005 – Bachelor of Civil Law, University of Oxford 1999 – Bachelor of Laws (Hons 1), University of Sydney 1997 – Bachelor of Arts (French), University of Sydney Professional experience 2003 – Avocat, Paris Bar (France) 2000 – Solicitor, …

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Joshua Wyner

Joshua Wyner Areas of Practice Banking & Financial Services Bankruptcy & Insolvency Building & Construction Law Class Actions Commercial Law Corporations Law Easements & Covenants Equity & Trusts Local Government, Planning & Environmental Law Real Property Law Trade Practices & Competition Qualifications Graduate Diploma of Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia, 2005 Graduate Certificate in …

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