Liam James


Telephone: 02 8815 9306
Fax: 02 8815 9303

Admitted as Barrister: 2021
Admitted as Solicitor: 2011

Practice areas:

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Commercial
  • Confidential Information
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Copyright
  • Corporations Law
  • Debt Recovery
  • Defamation
  • Equity
  • Franchising
  • Inquiries and Inquests
  • Intellectual Property
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Trade Marks

Liam maintains a diverse practice, with emphasis on intellectual property, civil, and commercial litigation, and can advise and appear in a wide range of disputes in all courts and tribunals.  Before being called to the bar, Liam practiced as a litigation and dispute resolution solicitor for a decade, working for government and in mid-tier and boutique firms. He has experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, drawing on a background in both private practice and work on behalf of government entities. He represents high-net-worth individuals and corporations in litigious matters in all Courts, as well as before the independent commission against corruption (ICAC) and in Royal Commissions.


Liam approaches matters with a focus on alternative dispute resolution, including formal and informal processes, and has negotiated successful settlements at all stages of proceedings, from pre-litigation through to hearing.

Liam holds bachelor (Honours) degrees in both Arts and Law from the University of Sydney, and is a director of Rowing NSW Ltd, and a founder of the Balmain Para-Rowing Program.   His interests include rowing, skiing, and technology.

Education and Awards

Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) and Laws (Hons.) (2004 – 2010)

Walter Reid Memorial Prize (2007)

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (2010)

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