Jeremy Giles SC



Jeremy is briefed to advise and appear across a wide range of matters. He appears at trial and on appeal, frequently in complex commercial causes.

In addition to commercial causes, Jeremy often appears in regulatory proceedings arising under the Corporations Act 2001 and the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

Jeremy regularly appears in the Supreme Court of NSW, particularly in the Commercial List, other State Supreme Courts, the Federal Court, the NSW Land & Environment Court, and appeal courts including the High Court. He also appears in other tribunals, in expert determinations and is briefed to advise in matters before the Takeovers Panel.

Before joining the NSW bar in 2006, Jeremy practiced in Perth (1998-2006) and was a partner in a Perth commercial litigation practice (2002-2006).

Jeremy is consistently recognised and ranked among his peers in Chambers and Partners Global Edition with responses including: “excellent commercial silk”; “extremely popular and hard-working, very capable and brimming with ideas”; “incredible ability to turn things around.” and “at the top of his game”

Jeremy also appears in  Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific, Best Lawyers and Doyles Guide’s Litigation and Insolvency lists.

  

  

Mark Dempsey SC



Mark has been acclaimed as one of Australia’s leading Senior Counsel in the areas of major construction, engineering and infrastructure litigation and international arbitration. He also has extensive experience in a wide range of complex commercial and equity cases at trial and on appeal in State and Federal Courts throughout Australia.

Regularly briefed in technically challenging and highly complex disputes across Australia and the Asia Pacific, Mark has represented a broad range of government and leading corporate clients in large scale disputes. His expansive practice has seen him appear in disputes in Singapore and Fiji as well as Australia.

During his three decades in practice as a barrister, 15 years as Senior Counsel, Mark’s clients have derived great benefit from his extensive experience in litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Mark is highly commended for the strength of his advocacy, legal knowledge and expertise.

Over the past several years, Mark has received numerous accolades as a leading expert in Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide, Best Lawyers in Australia, Who’s Who Legal and Doyles Guide.
He is widely regarded as being one of the leading construction barristers in Australia.

Mark also practises as an Arbitrator (he is a Fellow of CIArb, ACICA and AIAC) mediator and expert determiner.

Paul Blackburn-Hart SC



Paul has had wide experience over many areas of practice, with particular emphasis in equity and commercial matters, including appellate.
Paul is an experienced mediator, accredited with the NSW Bar Association and the Supreme Court of NSW. He appears in both NSW and interstate cases.
He has also appeared as an expert witness.

 

Campbell Bridge SC



Campbell Bridge SC was admitted to the NSW Bar in July 1977 and appointed Senior Counsel in 1998. His practice has predominately involved complex professional negligence, commercial, product liability, public liability and professional indemnity cases both as counsel and as a mediator. He has acted in numerous major inquests and as Counsel Assisting in a Royal Commission.

Over the past few years, he has acted as a mediator in several hundred major disputes in Australia, Singapore and Indonesia principally in areas of medical and professional indemnity, insurance, mining, commercial law and construction law.

He is an Accredited Mediator in Australia and is a guest international mediator of PMN (Indonesian Mediation Centre). He is on the arbitration panels of KLRCA (Malaysia), ACICA (Australia) and BANI (Indonesia). He is the only non-Indonesian accredited as both an Arbitrator and Mediator in Indonesia.

He presents frequently at international conferences on negotiation, culture and mediation of commercial and professional liability disputes in Australia and Asia.

Campbell has a particular interest in Asia and Asian culture. He has had numerous articles and photographs concerning Asian culture, history and traditions published in cultural magazines such as Asian Geographic (Singapore).

 

Mark Brabazon SC



Mark advises and represents a diverse range of private and government clients in tax, commercial and equity cases.  His practice covers all stages from planning and investigation through ADR and trial litigation to final appeal.  He holds a PhD in international tax from the University of Sydney.  He is the author of  International Taxation of Trust Income (Cambridge University Press, 2019) and numerous other works on Australian and international tax.

Mark has broad experience in civil litigation.  He has particular expertise in legal costs and the regulation of the legal profession.  He also practises as an arbitrator.

Mark is the chair of the Council of Law Reporting for New South Wales.

Selected recent publications are accessible via SSRN and the Sydney Law School Research Papers Series.