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)  NSWSC 287 and ASIC v MacDonald (No 12)  NSWSC 714).
Prior to Atanaskovic Hartnell, Ralphed was a solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright (formerly Deacons) in the Commercial Dispute Resolution Group from January 2006 to April 2008 and in the Corporate and Commercial Group from February 2005 to December 2005.
Since coming to the Bar, Ralphed has appeared in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales, as well as the Federal Circuit Court, the Federal Court, the New South Wales Land and Environment Court, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Ralphed has also appeared for Members of Parliament in public inquiries being conducted by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Ralphed has been recognised in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the area of Insurance Law.
Please note that Ralphed has been appointed a part-time Senior Member of the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal for the period 1 February 2021 to 31 January 2022 and has been assigned to the Consumer and Commercial Division. As a result, he can no longer accept briefs to appear in that Division.
Bachelor of Commerce (University of Newcastle)
Bachelor of Laws (Honours Class I) (University of Newcastle)
Master of Laws (Corporate & Commercial Law) (University of New South Wales)
Solicitor, Atanaskovic Hartnell, April 2008 to December 2009
Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright (formerly Deacons), February 2005 to April 2008
Australian Insurance Law Association
Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance
Australian Professional Indemnity Group
NSW Claims Discussion Group
Society of Construction Law Australia