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Maurice Neil RFD QC

Barrister

clerk.11@chambers.net.au

Telephone: 02 8815 9370
Fax: 02 8815 9303

Admitted as Barrister: 1971
Appointed Queen’s Counsel: 1985

Practice areas:

  • Appellate
  • Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Defamation
  • Dust Diseases
  • Inquiries/Inquests
  • Land & Environment
  • Property Litigation
  • Mediations

He is a specialist advocate who has appeared in numerous cases in common law, equity, defamation, land and environment, personal injury, Commissions of Inquiry, mediations and in various appellate matters.

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He has appeared in Australian Courts and Tribunals and also in Singapore and the Privy Council in England.

He also acts as Mediator and is a Bar Association accredited ADR Arbitrator. He is also a Dust Disease Contributions Assessor.

He is a former Supreme Court Arbitrator and former member of the Federal Parliament.

Recent cases:

Chand v CBA s.145/2015 (HC) 1.12.15, [2015] NSWCA 181 (contract, damages)

Naaman v Sleiman [2015] NSWCA259 (contract, corporations)

State of NSW v Beck, Commissioner of Police v Beck [2013] NSWCA 430 (Malicious prosecution – administrative law)

Mosman Municipal Council v Spice [2015] NSWLEC (prosecution – vicarious liability)

NSW (NSW Police) ats Lowe SC 7.3.16 (negligence, psychiatric injury)

ICAC Inquiries into political donations, Ryde Council, Burwood Council, Orange Grove and Commonwealth Royal Commission into Institutional Responses.

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