Bar Roll – 4 May 2017
Admitted – 14 December 2011
Phone – 03 9225 8269
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chamber – Level 14, Room 1407, Castan Chambers, 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
James practices in commercial law and common law. He has particular experience in occupier liability matters.
Prior to joining the Bar, James worked as a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer at K&L Gates for six years. As a solicitor, James defended a number of Australian and international companies in complex commercial litigation across a wide range of industries, including corporate and commercial disputes, contractual disputes, consumer protection law, construction and property disputes, professional liability, occupier liability, negligence, insurance liability, debt recovery and defamation.
Some of James’ representative experience includes acting for Crown Melbourne Limited (Crown Casino), Esso Australia Pty Ltd and Westpac General Insurance in defending significant personal injury and public liability matters. James has also acted for the Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee in defending Victorian lawyers in professional negligence matters in all Victorian jurisdictions.
James has published articles in the CommBar Newsletter and the ARITA journal.
James is reading with Oren Bigos, and his senior mentor is Paul Anastassiou QC.
From 5/5/2017: Professional Standards Act 2003 [Vic] “Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.”