Evan James


Telephone: 02 8815 9354
Fax: 02 8815 9303

Admitted as Barrister: 2014

Practice areas:

  • Criminal Law

Evan came to the Bar in 2014, and specialises in Criminal Law, Mental Health law and the associated Tribunals, and Sports Law and the associated Tribunals

Evan commenced as a solicitor in May 2010 with a large Sydney Criminal law firm after previously working with the firm as a Law Clerk for a number of years.


Prior to being called to the Bar, he specialised in Criminal Law, Mental Health Law and Sports Law matters, appearing in the Local, District and Supreme Courts, Evan has appeared in Royal Commissions and other such Commissions of inquiry, including the Northern Territory Inquiry into Stella Maris, the NSW Crime Commission, the Australian Crime Commission and ICAC.

He has also appeared in such tribunals as the Racing Appeals Tribunal, Administrative Decisions Tribunal (now NCAT) and regularly appeared at the Mental Health Review Tribunal.

Evan is a member of the Disciplinary Tribunal of Touch Football Australia and a member of Manly Surf Lifesaving club where he competes in the Beach Sprint and Beach Flags events.

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