Matthias accepts briefs in all areas of the law.
Before being called to the Bar, Matthias was an Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York, where he worked on a wide range of matters in the areas of class actions, securities, white collar crime, antitrust, product liability and general commercial litigation. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Baker & McKenzie in Sydney where he worked in the Energy, Resources, Infrastructure and Corporate group as well as the Climate Change group.
Matthias holds a Master of Laws from Columbia Law School (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and Bachelor of International Studies (Dist) from the University of New South Wales.
Matthias is a member of the Climate Change Committee and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the NSW Bar Association.
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.
Thomas regularly advises and appears in public law and commercial matters. He has significant experience in disputes involving government agencies, regulators, revenue authorities and statutory corporations. His commercial practice includes class actions, corporations law, consumer law and equity.
Thomas also accepts briefs in criminal law matters and is on the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions external junior counsel panel.
Before joining the Bar, Thomas was a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills and Clayton Utz where he worked on tax disputes, corporate regulation, representative proceedings, corporate insolvency and administrative law. Thomas was also a legal officer in the human rights section of Legal Aid NSW.
Thomas was the Associate to Justice Buchanan in the Federal Court of Australia from 2014 to 2015.
Thomas speaks fluent Chinese (Mandarin).
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.
Corrina was called to the Bar in April 2013. She accepts briefs in all areas of law and is admitted to practice in NSW and Federal courts.
As a solicitor in private practice, Corrina provided legal advice and litigation services in environment and planning matters with a particular emphasis on major projects. Her specialties
include administrative law and statutory interpretation.
Brett was called to the Bar in 2009. Prior to this he was a Tipstaff in the Queensland Court of Appeal, and worked as a solicitor in competition law, insolvency, and general commercial litigation.
Brett has a broad practice in corporate and commercial litigation, including building and construction, banking and finance, insolvency, equity, property, local government and environmental law, and intellectual property.
He appears, regularly without senior counsel, in motions, trials, and appeals in Federal, New South Wales and Queensland courts and tribunals.
Due to his experience with litigation in Queensland he is often retained by solicitors in New South Wales to act and advise in relation to disputes in Queensland.
Brett continues to be recognised as a recommended junior in Doyles Guide’s Leading New South Wales Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel – New South Wales, 2022.
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Jason was appointed Senior Counsel in 2019, having been called to the Bar in 2004, after spending a year as the associate to the Hon Justice John Lehane of the Federal Court, and then practising as a solicitor for 5 years in a leading law firm.
Although Jason practises predominantly in the Land and Environment and Supreme Courts (and the Court of Appeal in appellate matters), he is experienced in a wide range of jurisdictions and areas of law, ranging from general commercial litigation and equity to planning and environmental law and public / administrative law. He has been recognised as a leader in the field of planning and environmental law, ranked as a “Leading” senior counsel in the most recent issue of Doyle’s Guide “Leading Planning & Environment Barristers – NSW”.
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.
Duncan has over 25 years’ experience in construction / infrastructure, mining, arbitration, planning, commercial, insurance and common law.
His practice is mainly concerned with construction-related and insurance disputes covering buildings, roads, railway infrastructure and rolling stock, mining and manufacturing, processing operations, ports, airports and pipelines, and in planning and environmental disputes for both councils and developers.
Duncan has been recognised as a leader in the field of construction law in:
Legal 500 / Chambers Asia-Pacific / Best Lawyers / Doyles Guide
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 was recently ranked as a leading Silk in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific guide for Commercial disputes, regarded as ‘An excellent commercial silk, super friendly, and very good with clients.’ , ‘is intelligent, commercial and a great lateral thinker’.
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.