Members of Jeffcott Chambers are well known and sought after for their advocacy and strategic skills as well as their knowledge of the law. Chambers has a proud history, with many former members serving the community as judges or Members of Parliament. 

ANDREW HARRIS QC

Andrew Harris QC

Andrew Harris QC

Telephone: (08) 8231 2344

Email: aharris@jeffcott.com.au

Admitted to practice: 1980

Signed Bar Roll: 1982

Appointed Silk: 1999

Qualifications: LLB

Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Appellate

  • Arbitration

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency

  • Building and Construction Law

  • Commercial Law

  • Common Law and Personal Injury

  • Defamation

  • Environment and Planning Law

  • Equity and Trusts

  • Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals and Commissions

  • Intellectual Property

  • Local Government

  • Public and Administrative Law

 

MEMBERSHIPS

South Australian Bar Association

New South Wales Bar Association

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Head of Jeffcott Chambers

President, South Australian Bar Association 2014 – 2016

Associate Member: Sixth Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers
174-180 Philip Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: (02) 9233 2470


IAN ROBERTSON SC

Ian Robertson SC

Ian Robertson SC

Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Appellate

  • Building and Construction Law

  • Commercial Law

  • Common Law and Personal Injury

  • Equity and Trusts

  • Family Law and Guardianship

  • Intellectual Property

  • Wills and Probate

ADMISSIONS/APPOINTMENTS

Admitted to Practice - 1986

Signed Bar Roll - 1995

Appointed Silk - 2008

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

irobertson@jeffcott.com.au

MEMBERSHIPS

South Australian Bar Association

Additional Information

President, South Australian Bar Association (2016-2018)

Immediate Past President, South Australian Bar Association (2018 – Present)

Director, Australian Bar Association 

Director, Australian Advocacy Institute

Chair, Advocacy Training Court (National Body)


Martin Frayne SC

Martin Frayne SC

Martin Frayne SC

Practice Areas

  • Banking, Finance

  • Building, Construction and Engineering

  • Commercial

  • Company Law

  • Contract

  • De facto Relationships

  • Equity, Trusts

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Landlord and Tenant

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Sports Law

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

  • Transportation Law

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1978 (SA)

  • Admitted to Practice - 1989 (NT)

  • High Court and Federal Court of Australia

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1 January, 1987

  • Appointed Silk - 2009

Qualifications

LLB

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

mfrayne@jeffcott.com.au

Additional Information

South Australian Bar Association (1987)

Law Society of South Australia (1978)

Member of Law Society of South Australia
- Served on various sub-committees including Civil Litigation Committee
- Litigation Assistance Fund (1993-present)
- Advocacy Committee (May 2017)
- Board Member Law Society Council (May 2017)

Member of Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (1993-present)

Member of Australian Insurance Law Association (1994-present)

Associate Member of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators (2004-present)

Accredited Adjudicator
- South Australia (2012)
- Western Australia (2017)
- Northern Territory (2017)


Hugh Abbott SC

Hugh Abbott SC

Hugh Abbott SC

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Banking, Finance and Securities Law

  • Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency

  • Commercial

  • Common Law - general

  • Company Law (oppression of minority shareholders, directors' duties)

  • Contract

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Employment (breach of employment contracts, unfair dismissal)

  • Equity, Trusts

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Intellectual Property

  • Landlord and Tenant (commercial and residential)

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Property (vendor-purchaser, mortgages, constructive and resulting trusts)

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

habbott@jeffcott.com.au
 

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1983

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1987

  • Appointed Silk - 2009


Qualifications

LLB


Additional Information

South Australian Bar Association

Law Society of South Australia


Simon Ower QC

Simon Ower QC

Simon Ower QC

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Commercial

  • Defamation, Media, Entertainment

  • Discrimination, Human Rights

  • Equity, Trusts

  • Family Law

  • International Law and Trade

  • Licensing (Liquor, Gaming et)

  • Local Government, Planning, Environment

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Migration, Immigration, Citizenship

  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 2000

  • Signed Bar Roll - 2002

  • Appointed Silk - 2016 (SC), 2019 (QC)

Qualifications

BA (Jur), LLB (Hons)

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

sower@jeffcott.com.au

Additional Information

  • Member, Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal

  • Member, South Australian Bar Association

  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

  • Member, Australian Institute of Administrative Law

Simon has been recognised as a Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Barrister – Australia by Doyle's Guide (2017, 2018).

Simon has qualified as a mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation Scheme.

In addition to his usual practice, Simon also has a strong commitment to acting in human rights and pro bono matters, with a particular interest in migration law, environmental matters and criminal appeals. He is available to consider briefs in meritorious cases where funding may not otherwise be available.


Alan Lindsay SC

Alan Lindsay SC

Alan Lindsay SC

Practice Areas

  • Contract

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Property, Conveyancing

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1982

  • Signed Bar Roll - 2007

  • Appointed Silk - 2018

Qualifications

LLB (Hons), GDLP

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344
Mobile: 0488 070 369

alindsay@jeffcott.com.au

Additional Information

  • South Australian Bar Association

  • Law Society of South Australia

  • Chair, Civil Litigation Committee of the Law Society

  • Chair, Disciplinary Tribunal, Football Federation of South Australia

  • Member, Joint Rules Advisory Committee

  • Member, Indigenous Law Students Mentoring Programme

  • Member, Community Issues Committee of the Law Society


Dominique Hogan-Doran SC

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC

Dominique
Hogan-Doran SC

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Law

  • Corporations Law

  • Charity Law

  • ICAC

  • Regulatory Investigations & Enforcement Action

  • Royal Commissions

  • Trade Practices & Consumer Protection

  • Superannuation & Trusts

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admission - 1994

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1995

  • Appointed Silk - 2015 (NSW)

Qualifications

BEc, LLB (Hons I), LLM (USyd) (Convocation Medal)

BCL (Hons I) (Oxon) (Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholar)

FCIArb, MAICD, MAIST

Contact Details

Ph: 0410 665 772

Email: dhogan@barnet.com.au

Website: www.dhdsc.com.au


Additional Information

Australian Bar Association, Chair, Futures Committee

Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 - Litigation (2019)

Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession - Recommended Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel NSW (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession - Leading Mediators NSW (2018, 2019)

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Barrister of the Year (2016)


Nicholas Swan

Nicholas Swan

Nicholas Swan

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Banking, Finance

  • Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency

  • Building, Construction and Engineering

  • Commercial

  • Company Law

  • Competition, Market Conduct

  • Contract

  • Defamation, Media, Entertainment

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Discrimination, Human Rights

  • Employment, Industrial

  • Equity, Trusts

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Intellectual Property

  • International Law and Trade

  • Landlord and Tenant

  • Licensing (Liquor, Gaming et)

  • Local Government, Planning, Environment

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Mining, Energy, Resources

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Property, Conveyancing

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

  • Transportation Law

  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

  • Workers Compensation

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

nswan@jeffcott.com.au

 

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1975

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1993

 

Qualifications

LLB

 

Additional Information

  • South Australian Bar Association

  • Law Society of South Australia


Simon Hanus

Simon Hanus

Simon Hanus

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Contract

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Employment, Industrial

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

  • Workers Compensation

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1979

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1999

Qualifications

LLB

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

shanus@jeffcott.com.au

 

Additional Information

South Australian Bar Association

Law Society of South Australia

Member Personal and Professional Assistance Panel

Member Litigation Assistance Fund Assessment Panel

Board Member Legal Assistance Fund


Carey Goodall

Carey Goodall

Carey Goodall

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration, Expert Determination, Mediation

  • Building and Construction

  • Contract Disputes

  • Defamation

  • Engineering Disputes

  • Insurance

  • Coronial  Inquests

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Native Title

  • Personal Injury

  • Family Inheritance Disputes

  • Professional Negligence

  • Trade Practices

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1984

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1996

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) (Adelaide University, 1983)

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (1984)

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

Mobile: 0408 196 033

cgoodall@jeffcott.com.au

 

Additional Information

  • South Australian Bar Association

  • Law Society of South Australia

  • Commonwealth Native Title Panel of Practitioners

  • Law Society Panel of Approved Mediators for Supreme Court disputes

  • Past Associate Member Institute of Arbitrators

  • Past National Environmental Law Association (Executive)

  • Past AMPLA (Executive)


Peter Day

Peter Day

Peter Day

Practice Areas

  • Inquests
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1984
  • Signed Bar Roll - 2006

Qualifications

LLB, BA(Hons), GDLP

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

pday@jeffcott.com.au

Additional Information

  • South Australian Bar Association

Anthony Crocker

Anthony Crocker

Anthony Crocker

Practice Areas

  • Commercial

  • Contract

  • Criminal

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Local Government, Planning, Environment

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Medical litigation

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Sports Law

  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1986

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1997

Qualifications

  • BA (University of Adelaide, 1985)

  • LLB (University of Adelaide, 1985)

  • Grad Dip Crim Law (University of Adelaide, 1991)

  • LLM (University of Adelaide, 1993)

  • Grad Dip Sports Law (University of Melbourne, 2015)

Contact Details

T: (08) 8231 2344

M: 0411 245 636

acrocker@jeffcott.com.au

Additional Information

  • Law Society of South Australia (1986 – current)

  • South Australia Bar Association (1997 – current)

  • Western Australian Bar Association (2018 – current)

  • Editorial Board member, Australian Civil Law Bulletin (2004 – 2012)

  • Advocacy coach in Essential Trial Advocacy Course (ETAC) for Bar Readers (2011 – current)

  • Australian New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA) (2010 – current)

  • Code of Conduct Commissioner for Cricket Australia

  • Commissioner of the South Australian Cricket Association

  • Commissioner of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association

  • Immediate Past President of the John Bray Law Alumni Network.

  • Past member of the Criminal Law Committee of the Law Society

  • Past co-ordinator and teacher in the Criminal Law Unit for newly admitted practitioners

 

In his early legal career, Anthony undertook much work in the areas of criminal law and personal injuries arising from motor vehicle collisions. 

In later years, he has developed his practice in medical litigation. This involves work in the context of coronial inquests, medical negligence actions and disciplinary work for health professionals.

Over the years, Anthony’s practice has developed to include a variety of other trial and appellate work in the practice areas noted above, particularly those related to assessing damages for personal injuries.

Anthony has an ongoing interest in legal education, especially advocacy training.  He has participated in advocacy programmes conducted by the Australian Advocacy Institute and the Law Society of SA.  He is an experienced advocacy coach in the ETAC run by the Australian Bar Association for Bar Readers. He was the Course Co-ordinator for the Adelaide based courses in 2014 and 2016.

For over a decade he was a reporter of cases for the South Australian State Reports.

Beyond his legal practice, Anthony has many interests in the wider community.

He has chaired or served on a number of School and Educational Boards.  

Anthony is a keen cricketer and still plays with the Adelaide University Cricket Club. He is a Life Member of that club. 

For over two decades, Anthony has been involved in many disciplinary hearings in sport, particularly in cricket. He is a current Commissioner of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association, the South Australian Cricket Association and a Code of Conduct Commissioner with Cricket Australia.  

Anthony is currently enrolled in the Masters of Law programme at the University of Melbourne, specialising in Sports Law. He has recently been awarded the Graduate Diploma in Sports Law from that university.

Anthony has presented papers on legal issues at regional, national and international conferences.

In October 2015 ANZSLA presented him with the Paul Trisley Award for the best academic paper on a sports law topic. He was a member of the organising committee for the ANZSLA conference in Adelaide in 2014 and organised the Sports Law Conference which was part of the 5th International Lawyers' Cricket World Cup held in Brisbane in January 2016.


Ben Krupka

Ben Krupka

Ben Krupka

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Banking, Finance

  • Commercial

  • Company Law

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Employment, Industrial

  • Equity, Trusts

  • Intellectual Property

  • Landlord and Tenant

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Property, Conveyancing

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 1989

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1996

Qualifications

LLB (Hons)

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

bkrupka@jeffcott.com.au

 

Additional Information

  • South Australian Bar Association

  • Law Society of South Australia

  • Professional Standards Committee (1997-present)

  • Bulletin Editorial Committee (2001-present)

 


Nick Floreani

Nick Floreani

Nick Floreani

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency

  • Building, Construction and Engineering

  • Commercial

  • Contract

  • Defamation, Media, Entertainment

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Insurance

  • International Law and Trade

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

Admissions 

  • Admitted to practice 1997

  • Signed Bar Roll 2003

Qualifications

  • LLB

  • Bachelor of Commerce

  • Graduate Diploma International Commercial Arbitration

  • Graduate Diploma Military Law

  • Professional Certificate in Arbitration

  • Practitioners Certificate in Mediation and Conciliation

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

Mobile: 0403 059 549

nfloreani@jeffcott.com.au

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Additional Information

Squadron Leader RAAF Reserve Legal Panel

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2016

Fellow of the Australia Centre for International Commercial Arbitration 2016


Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Commercial

  • Criminal

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Licensing (Liquor, Gaming, etc)

  • Local Government, Planning, Environment

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Workers Compensation

Admissions

  • Admitted to Practice - SA (1988), Victoria (1993), WA (1993), NT (2008)

  • Signed Bar Roll - 1995

Qualifications

LLB, GDLP

 

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

mbarnett@jeffcott.com.au

 

Additional information:

South Australian Bar Association: 

  • Vice-President 2018

  • Member of the Bar Council since 2009

  • Member of the Criminal Law Committee since 2010

  • Chair of the Professional Development Committee since 2015


Anne Barnett

Anne Barnett

Anne Barnett

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Defamation, Media & Entertainment

  • Employment, Industrial

  • Family Law

  • Inquests

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

  • Workers Compensation

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

abarnett@jeffcott.com.au

admissions

  • Admitted to practice – 1998

  • Signed Bar Roll – 2005

Qualifications

LLB (Hons)


Scott Evans

Scott Evans

Scott Evans

practice areas

  • Banking, Finance

  • Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency

  • Commercial

  • Company Law

  • Contract

  • Equity, Trusts

  • Intellectual Property

  • Landlord and Tenant

  • Professional Negligence

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

Scott practices in civil, commercial and corporate litigation, insolvency matters including liquidators’ examinations and actions, banking disputes and professional negligence claims.  

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice 2000

  • Signed Bar Roll 2014

Qualifications

B.Com, LLB (Hons)

CONTACT DETAILS

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

sevans@jeffcott.com.au

Additional information

Doyle’s Guide:

  • "Preeminent" Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Junior Counsel - South Australia (2017. 2018, 2019)

  • "Recommended" Insolvency & Restructuring Junior Counsel - Australia (2017)

  • "Preeminent" Insolvency & Restructuring Junior Counsel - South Australia (2017)

Before moving to the independent Bar, Scott practised as solicitor for fifteen years in Australia, Hong Kong and London, often appearing as counsel in financial litigation and fraud cases.


 Naomi Kereru

Naomi Kereru

Naomi Kereru

 

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Criminal

  • De Facto Relationships

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Employment Law

  • Equity Trusts

  • Family Law

  • Inquests

  • Insurance

  • Professional Negligence

  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

  • Personal Injury (including Medical Negligence)

Contact details

Email: nkereru@jeffcott.com.au

Admitted to Practice

  • 2002 South Australia

  • 2007 Northern Territory

Prior to commencing practice at the Bar, Naomi was Counsel Assisting the State and Deputy State Coroner for ten years.  In this role, Naomi had extensive experience in presenting highly complex and long running inquests involving high profile medical errors, deaths in custody, workplace deaths and inquiries into government agencies, including aged care facilities.

Naomi also has extensive experience in criminal law, family law, wills and estates.  She has worked in both South Australia and the Northern Territory and accepts interstate briefs.  

Paul Bullock

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Practice Areas

  • Banking, Finance

  • Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency

  • Building, Construction and Engineering

  • Commercial

  • Company Law

  • Contract

  • Defamation, Media and Entertainment

  • Family Law & De Facto Relationships

  • Insurance

  • Intellectual Property

  • Landlord and Tenant

  • Local Government, Planning, Environment

  • Professional Negligence

  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection

  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

CONTACT DETAILS

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

E: pbullock@jeffcott.com.au

Admissions

  • Solicitor: 2005

  • Signed Bar Role: 2013

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours

  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

  • Master of Law

Tom Besanko

Tom Besanko

Tom Besanko

Practice Areas

  • Administrative
  • Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency
  • Commercial
  • Company Law
  • Competition, Market Conduct
  • Contract
  • Equity, Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Local Government, Planning, Environment
  • Professional Negligence
  • Trade Practices, Consumer Protection
  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 2009
  • Signed Bar Roll - 2012

Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons) B. Com (Adel)

Contact Details

T: (08) 8231 2344

tbesanko@jeffcott.com.au

Additional Information

  • Law Society of South Australia

 


Holly Stanley

Holly Stanley

Holly Stanley

Practice Areas

Holly practices predominately in commercial, civil and administrative law. She also accepts briefs in employment law.

Holly has significant experience in commissions of inquiry. In 2015/2016 she appeared as Junior Counsel for the State of South Australia in the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission. In 2017 she was Counsel Assisting the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption in the evaluation of SafeWork SA. She has recently appeared for a number of providers in the Aged Care Royal Commission.

Areas of Practice:

  • Administrative (including migration)

  • Commercial

  • Commissions

  • Building, Construction and Engineering

  • Defamation, Media, Entertainment

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Discrimination, Human Rights

  • Employment, Industrial

  • Insurance

  • Inquests

  • Personal Injury (including medical negligence)

  • Professional Negligence

  • Wills, Estates

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

hstanley@jeffcott.com.au

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Although based in South Australia, Holly appears regularly interstate, including New South Wales. Please contact her to discuss interstate engagements.

Holly is a member of the South Australian Bar Association and on the Futures Committee of the Australian Bar Association.

Holly is a trainer with the Australian Advocacy Institute and the Australian Bar Association.

Cases of NotE

Minister for Education and Child Development v M, L & Ors [2018] SASC 32

BVZ16 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (2017) 254 FCR 221

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs v McMurray [2017] SASCFC 16