Robert accepts briefs in all areas of law.
Before he was called to the Bar, Robert had a mixed background in practice and academia.
Robert is currently finishing a PhD at UTS where he holds a Doctoral Scholarship in Media Transition. His research examines whether publishing fake news online to profit via advertising may be treated as a form of fraud. His work has been published in academic journals in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. He has taught constitutional law, criminal law and the law of evidence.
Whilst undertaking the PhD, Robert worked as Research Assistant to Dyson Heydon AC QC at Eight Selborne Chambers. Prior to that he was Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice Stephen Robb at the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a Law Graduate at Hall & Wilcox.
Robert is a Senior Reporter for Thomson Reuters. He writes reports for the Federal Court Reports, Federal Law Reports, Administrative Appeals Reports and Australian Resources Law Reports.
Chantal accepts briefs in all areas of law. She is part of the 7th Floor’s White Collar Crime Team.
Before being called to the Bar, Chantal acted as a Principal and Senior Federal Prosecutor for the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, specialising in commercial, financial, and fraud prosecutions and appearing unled in Commonwealth proceedings. Prior to that, she was a litigator at Corrs Chambers Westgarth where she worked on a wide range of commercial disputes as well as Land and Environment Court proceedings.
Chantal holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and International Relations) from the University of New South Wales, and was the UNSW Human Rights Fellow to Legal Aid NSW. She has also appeared for Australia before the United Nations in Geneva.
Chantal was the Associate to Justices Jagot, Griffiths, and Bromwich in the Federal Court of Australia.
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.
Jonathan was called to the bar in 2018 and accepts briefs in all areas of law. He has particular expertise in intellectual property, building and construction, employment and safety, and commercial and corporate disputes.
Prior to being called to the bar, Jonathan was a senior associate at Allens, where he maintained a diverse litigious and advisory practice. He also acted for clients in response to regulatory investigations and prosecutions. He has acted for and advised government departments and private sector clients in a variety of industries and sectors including financial services, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, transport, property investment and FMCG.
Jonathan is a sessional lecturer in law at Western Sydney University where he lectures in civil procedure and arbitration, and work health and safety law. He is also an adjunct lecturer in advocacy at the College of Law. Jonathan is a co-author of Zuckerman on Australian Civil Procedure, one of the leading texts on civil litigation, and a contributor to National Work Health and Safety Law. He is also a headnoter for the Intellectual Property Reports.
Jonathan was recently recognised as a recommended junior in Doyles Guide’s Leading New South Wales Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel – New South Wales, 2021.
Edward practises principally in criminal law and common law.
He appears regularly in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales in criminal proceedings of all types and in the District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales in matters concerning intentional torts, negligently inflicted personal injury and professional negligence.
Prior to commencing practice at the Bar, Edward worked as tipstaff to the Hon. Justice Meagher of the New South Wales Court of Appeal and the Hon. Justice Johnson of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He also tutored in Torts, Torts & Contracts II and Civil & Criminal Procedure at the University of Sydney.
Harrison practices primarily in the areas of 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 may 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 Honourable Justice R I Barrett of the New South Wales Court of Appeal. He was also a contributor to Robson’s Annotated Corporations Legislation.
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 and speaks French.
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
Brin was called to the Bar in 2014 and has a broad practice across commercial, public and criminal law. She is part of the 7th Floor’s White Collar Crime Team.
Brin is regularly briefed by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions and has conducted prosecution and sentencing hearings in various courts for drug importation offences, carriage service offences, environmental offences and terrorism offences. She has run a number of jury trials in the New South Wales District Court as lead counsel and has been led by counsel in Supreme Court and District Court trials.
Brin’s defence work includes acting for individuals charged with white collar offences, environment offences and offences against various state and Commonwealth legislation.
Brin appears regularly for governmental agencies in administrative proceedings and appeals.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Brin was a Senior Lawyer at the Australian Government Solicitor where she practiced predominantly in administrative law, customs and trade law, proceeds of crime and Commonwealth law enforcement. She has also practiced in banking litigation in the UK where she was a lawyer at Hogan Lovells International LLP.
Brin has a Master of Laws from the University of New South Wales and was listed on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence in 2008 and 2011. Brin also has a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Hons) and Bachelor of Finance from the University of Newcastle.
Edward is recognised for his sound judgment and commercial approach to dispute resolution. He has a broad practice with a focus on commercial disputes, insurance, reinsurance, and the law of professional obligations. He has particular expertise in addressing policy construction and other indemnity issues arising in the context of insurance.
In addition, Edward has substantial experience in public law and the prosecution of environmental offences.He appears regularly for governmental agencies in administrative appeals and prosecutions.
Since 2005, Edward has been a member of a NSW Bar Association Professional Conduct Committee and has advised and appeared for the NSW Bar Council in relation to various disciplinary matters. He teaches advocacy, evidence and ethics to barristers and prospective barristers in connection with the Bar Practice Course and Bar Examinations. Edward is an Honorary Professorial Fellow of the University of Wollongong’s School of Law.