Bachier accepts briefs in all areas of law.
Bachier holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Optometry (Hons).
He received numerous academic prizes, including the University Medal for law.
Prior to joining the Bar, Bachier practiced across a wide range of jurisdictions and areas of law, including commercial litigation, property law, tax and criminal law.
Bachier was previously a tipstaff to the Honourable Tobias, Sackville and Campbell AJJA, in the New South Wales Court of Appeal.
Bachier has also previously worked as an Optometrist across Australia in metro and rural practices.
Nathan accepts briefs in all areas of law.
Prior to joining the Bar, He was a solicitor at Allens and Herbert Smith Freehills working on a range of commercial, taxation, regulatory and public law matters.
Nathan was previously the Associate to Justice Edmonds in the Federal Court of Australia.
Nathan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School.
Nathan is also a reporter for the Federal Court Reports and Federal Law Reports.
Nathan was recently recognised as a recommended junior in Doyles Guide’s Leading New South Wales Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel – New South Wales, 2021.
Michael practises in commercial law and public law, and has a particular interest in tax law.
Michael is a member of the New South Wales Bar and an interstate member of the Victorian and Queensland Bars. He has appeared led and unled in trials and appeals in a range of courts and tribunals, regularly appears in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and Federal Court of Australia and is entitled to practise in all Australian jurisdictions.
Before coming to the Bar, Michael practised as a litigation solicitor at Allens and Herbert Smith Freehills specialising in class actions, complex contractual and corporate disputes, and tax and financial services regulatory investigations and disputes. Before practising as a solicitor, Michael was Tipstaff and Researcher to the President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal, the Hon Justice Allsop AO.
Michael has postgraduate qualifications in law and tax from the University of Sydney.
Michael is a member of the Law Council of Australia Business Law Section Taxation Committee, Australian Bar Association Taxation Committee, Tax Institute Dispute Resolution Technical Committee, Federal Court of Australia Taxation NPA User Group, Tax Bar Association, International Fiscal Association, and the New South Wales Bar Association Costs and Fees Committee.
Michael is also a reporter for the Commonwealth Law Reports, New South Wales Law Reports and Australian Tax Reports.
Harrison has a diverse practice with an emphasis on commercial law, corporations law, equity, trusts, professional negligence, property, planning and environment law, and public law. A select list of cases in which he has appeared is attached to his CV, which can be downloaded below.
Before coming to the Bar in 2016, Harrison worked in international arbitration in Singapore for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (focusing primarily upon investor-state and treaty disputes), and in Paris for Allen & Overy (on large scale commercial claims).
Harrison was previously Tipstaff to the Honorable Justice R I Barrett of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.
Harrison holds a Juris Doctor (Dist) and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons I) from the University of Sydney. He taught Civil and Criminal Procedure at Sydney Law School and worked there as a researcher. He studied on exchange at Sciences Po, Paris. He speaks French.
Harrison is a contributor to Robson’s Annotated Corporations Legislation. He regularly appears for Marrickville Legal Centre’s youth clients on a pro bono basis. He has adopted the Law Council’s National Model Gender Equitable Briefing Policy.
Harrison accepts briefs to appear in Western Australia.
Eli accepts briefs in all areas of civil and commercial law.
Eli regularly advises and appears (both led and unled) in matters before the Supreme Court of NSW and the Federal Court of Australia, as well as lower courts and tribunals. His practice includes general and commercial equity, corporations, class actions, building and construction, insolvency, insurance, professional liability, property, and probate.
Prior to coming to the bar, Eli was a solicitor in the disputes team at Ashurst in Sydney. He was also previously Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice David Ipp AO at the New South Wales Court of Appeal.
Eli has a Doctorate in Law from the University of Oxford, where he focussed on the laws of restitution, unjust enrichment, equity, trusts, and tracing. His doctoral thesis, Enrichment at the Claimant’s Expense: Attribution Rules in Unjust Enrichment was published as a book in 2016. While at Oxford, Eli also completed the Bachelor of Civil Law and Master of Philosophy in Law, and was a college lecturer in contract, equity and trusts, and tort.
Away from the law, Eli is an accomplished marathon butterfly swimmer. He is the record-holder for butterflying the Rottnest Channel (19.7km) in Western Australia.
Quintin was admitted as a lawyer in 2012. He commenced practice at the NSW Bar in 2014.
He is also a postgraduate unit of study coordinator and adjunct senior lecturer at the University of Sydney. He has authored a textbook in negotiation.
At the Bar, Quintin has a general practice. He regularly appears in commercial, tax, equity, insurance, maritime, construction, tort and crime matters. He is experienced in representative proceedings.
He has appeared in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Local Court, District Court and Supreme Court (including the Court of Appeal). Quintin has appeared in Commonwealth Tribunals, the Federal Circuit Court, the Federal Court of Australia (including in the Full Court) and the High Court. He has also appeared in arbitration.
A full list of his publications is available here.
Quintin has recently been recognised as preeminent in the latest Doyles Guide Leading Transport Barristers – Australia, 2021
David has practiced as a barrister since 2006. Before that, he had been a solicitor for over 10 years at a large commercial firm and tipstaff to the Hon Justice Cohen of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
His areas of practice include commercial law, company law, insolvency, mortgages & securities, equity & trusts, land law and wills & estates. He appears in trials and appellate matters in both state and federal jurisdictions and has appeared in various commissions of inquiry.
David also has substantial experience in mediations as counsel and as the mediator. The areas of his mediation practice include contractual, business and commercial disputes, partnerships, franchises, leasing, lending and mortgage enforcement, real property, equity and trusts, and estate disputes.
David has written a textbook on limitation of actions and a casebook on constitutional law, now in its sixth edition published in 2016. He has contributed articles to various journals. Most recently he has published a series of articles in the Law Society Journal on estate litigation.
Outside his practice, David is an active surf lifesaver. He has also competed in several Ironman triathlons, and various marathons and half-marathons. That has led to his advising sports clubs and associations.
Gerald was admitted to the NSW Bar in 2008. He has since appeared in diverse jurisdictions, including the High Court of Australia to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and in a diverse range of cases, ranging from commercial and insurance disputes to constitutional and administrative law matters. These include two successful challenges to the constitutional validity of the National School Chaplaincy Program.
Before coming to the Bar, Gerald was an Associate to the Hon W M C Gummow AC, former Justice of the High Court of Australia, and then a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons), first in its Financial Services Group and subsequently in Dispute Resolution.
Gerald was also previously a lecturer in Federal Constitutional Law at the University of New South Wales.
Helena was admitted to the Bar in 2014 after practising as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills and acting as a Tipstaff and Associate to Justice Slattery in the NSW Supreme Court.
She practices mainly in complex commercial and general equity matters (with particular interest in trust and property disputes). More recently she also utilises her extensive commercial experience to assist on complex commercial prosecutions and is part of the 7th Floor’s White Collar Crime Team.
Helena is often able to draw on her legal education and experience in both civil and common law jurisdictions to find unique solutions for complex legal issues requiring a broader perspective.
She was born and raised in Poland where she graduated with a Masters of Law from the University of Warsaw and started her legal career. In 2009 she moved to Australia for love and completed a Bachelor of Law (1st Class Hons) at the University of Sydney. She is fluent in Polish and also knows German and Russian.
Justin Hogan-Doran SC was appointed Senior Counsel in 2020 after 16 years at the NSW and Australian Bar.
Justin is regularly briefed by interstate and foreign attorneys on cross-border litigation in arbitration, infrastructure and transport disputes.
In 2020/2021, Justin has:
- acted for international investors seeking to enforce over US$6 Billion in ICSID Awards against the Kingdom of Spain (Eiser Infrastructure Ltd v Kingdom of Spain  FCA 157) and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, instructed by Norton Rose Fulbright, Allen & Overy and King+Wood Mallesons;
- been conducting Class Action litigation in the Supreme Court of NSW and the Federal Court of Australia in consumer and employment matters, instructed by Somerville Legal and Adero Law;
- appeared in appeals to the Full Federal Court in arbitration (Kingdom of Spain v Infrastructure Services Luxembourg S.à.r.l.  FCAFC 3) and bankruptcy (Endresz v Commonwealth  FCAFC) matters, in the Court of Appeal of the ACT (Endresz v Commonwealth of Australia  ACTCA 48) and in the High Court of Australia (Special Leave), instructed by the Norton Rose Fulbright and the Australian Government Solicitor.
He has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a leading or recommended counsel in three specialist practice areas – Transport (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021), Construction (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) and Arbitration (2017, 2018, 2019). He has been recognised since 2009 in Best Lawyers® in Australia in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Shipping & Maritime, and was named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Shipping and Maritime 2019’.
Justin also regularly appears in arbitrations in Australia and sits as an arbitrator in transport and construction disputes, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
He acts as a mediator on request in specialist and commercial disputes.
Justin was a Councillor and the Treasurer of the NSW Bar Association in 2015.
Prior to the Bar, Justin worked as a Banking & Finance Solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King + Wood Mallesons). He was also a Management Consultant in the Financial Practice area of the Boston Consulting Group in Sydney. His extensive experience in business and finance makes him one of the most commercially minded counsel at the Australian Bar.
Justin is a long-time lecturer at the University of Sydney Law School in Litigation, Equity, Private International Law and Transnational Commercial Litigation (at Humboldt University, Berlin). He was the 1998-2000 Menzies Scholar to Oxford University (BCL/MPhil), where he won the John Morris Prize for Private International Law. He holds a First Class Honours degree in Law from the University of Sydney. In 1996, he was an associate to His Excellency Sir Ninian Stephen at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague.
Justin is a former officer in the Australian Army. He commenced his military career as a Commando with the 1st Commando Regiment, and was later a Captain in the Australian Army Legal Corps, with postings to the Military Law Centre and HQ Special Operations.