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Bryce has been a barrister at Frederick Jordan Chambers since his admission to the New South Wales Bar in 1997. Between 1993 and 1997, he was an Industrial Advocate and Corporate Head Solicitor at the Chamber of Manufactures of New…

December 17, 2018

Gerard is a barrister with more than 20 years’ experience in employment law and workplace relations. Before being admitted to the Bar in 2006, he held various senior workplace relations roles in the mining, building, electrical and aged care industries….

December 17, 2018

Former Sydney tennis coach turned self-styled spiritual healer Serge Benhayon has suffered a spectacular loss in his Supreme Court defamation case against a former client, after a four-person jury found it was true to say he led a “socially harmful cult”,…

October 15, 2018

Senior Counsel Appointment 2018Congratulations to Paresh Khandhar, a barrister in Frederick Jordan Chambers, who was appointed as Senior Counsel in 2018.There were 116 applicants for silk this year, 19 of whom were successful….

October 5, 2018

A former Sydney tennis coach turned spiritual healer who is suing a former client for defamation over social media posts branding him a sexual predator and cult leader has told the NSW Supreme Court he “always” had full consent before…

October 4, 2018

On 7th August 2018 Tony McAvoy was named QUT Outstanding Alumnus of the Year and also received the Faculty of Law’s Outstanding Alumnus Award. …

August 15, 2018

In the recent decision of Munkara v Bencsevich & Ors, the Northern Territory Court of Appeal appears to have adopted an interpretation of s 10 of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) (RDA) that could limit First Nations people’s protection…

August 8, 2018

The Estate of Colleen McCullough 2018 NSWSC 1126…

July 26, 2018

What is Just and Equitable?By David SmallboneThe phrase “just and equitable” occurs surprisingly often in legislation….

June 13, 2018

Mediation and AdvocacyBy David AshLitigation is run by the state. Mediation is run by parties….

June 13, 2018

Meet our new Readers.Ronny ChenRonny was admitted as a solicitor in 2015 and practised at a firm in Chatswood before moving to China with a position as an  equity analyst.  He is halfway through a master’s degree in finance.  Ronny…

June 4, 2018

Feb 1 2018One barrister’s battle to increase Indigenous lawyer numbers – Chris Ronalds AO SC, Katie Walsh.View article  …

June 1, 2018

22 May 2018Fresh twist in battle for author Colleen McCullough’s estate 2, Michaela Whitbourn. View article…

June 1, 2018

CPD seminars for 201827 February Paul Batley An introduction to Class Action Law and Practice 1 March Nick Poynder Judicial review of Administrative Decisions 5 March David Ash Advocacy for mediation 8 March Jim Johnson and Andrew Bailey Make it easier to recover costs and compliance in…

May 28, 2018


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