Jamie has a broad practice in commercial and administrative law.

He has particular experience in insolvency, debt recovery, securities enforcement, fraud, and corporations matters. He has advised and appeared on both merits and judicial review applications in a diverse range of matters, including in the areas of electoral law, land valuation, migration, citizenship, liquor licensing, firearms, and child support. 

Jamie was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand in 2010, where he regularly appeared as counsel on general commercial and insolvency matters before the District Courts, High Court and Court of Appeal. Jamie moved to Victoria in 2015, and subsequently worked in the insolvency, commercial disputes, and administrative law teams of a number of national Australian firms.

Jamie has acted on matters for insolvency practitioners, banks, and government entities in both New Zealand and Australia. He has assisted on a number of high profile insolvencies including the liquidation of Timbercorp Finance Pty Ltd (In Liquidation).

Jamie holds a current New Zealand practising certificate, and accepts briefs to advise and appear on New Zealand matters.

He began legal practice as intern to Christopher Finlayson QC, then Attorney General of New Zealand. Jamie read with Dr Charles Parkinson, and his senior mentor was David Batt QC. 

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PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 7043
Email [email protected]
FAX +61 3 9225 6355

Chambers: Room 1410
Castan Chambers
460 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Commercial Law
Banking & Finance
Property & Probate
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Contractual Disputes
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Equity & Trusts
Weapons & Firearms
International Law
Property & Probate
Mortgage Law
Land Valuations
Estate Agents Licensing & Disputes
Public Law & Administrative Law
Migration Law
Liquor Licensing
Judicial Review
Merits Review
Social Security


Admitted to the Legal Profession:
05 Feb 2015
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
25 Oct 2018



Also Entitled to Practise in

New Zealand