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Banco Chambers

Asia-Pacific 2022
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Provided by Banco Chambers
Asia-Pacific

Chairman: Cameron Moore SC

Clerk of Chambers: Jeh Coutinho

Firm Overview:
Located in Sydney, Australia, Banco Chambers is recognised as one of Australia’s leading sets. Its 57 barristers (including 21 Silks) are known for providing high quality advice and advocacy that is clear, commercial, and effective.

Banco Chambers’ barristers appear in courts and tribunals throughout Australia and in arbitrations seated domestically, in South East Asia, North America, and Europe. They are routinely retained by leading Australian and international law firms to run many of Australia’s most complex, largest, and high profile cases. Current and previous clients include Google, Facebook, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, Consolidated Press Holdings, Kraft Foods, IOOF, Kimberly Clark, Johnson & Johnson, Volkswagen, Nissan, Tabcorp, Optus, Vodafone, BHP, Hancock Prospecting, Lendlease, Woolworths, CSR, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, other companies of all sizes, individuals and institutions. Briefs are also accepted directly from in-house counsel.

Banco Chambers was established in 2004 under the leadership of the highly respected Justin Gleeson SC and has since grown into a chambers of almost 60 barristers from a diversity of backgrounds, all practising from our premises at 60 Martin Place in the heart of Sydney’s legal district.

Main Areas of Practice:
Arbitration
Class Actions
Commercial Litigation
Competition & Consumer
Construction & Infrastructure
Corporations
Defamation & Media
Insolvency
Professional Negligence
Public & Administrative
Tax & Revenue

Banco Chambers is known for its depth of expertise across all levels of seniority in complex commercial disputes, corporations law and directors duties matters, insolvency, construction and infrastructure, competition and consumer law, class actions, regulatory proceedings, defamation and media law, tax and revenue law, and administrative and public law.

Significant recent example cases include:

Capic v Ford Motor Company - Significant class action against Ford in relation to defective powershift gearboxes

Rinehart Family Litigation

Epic Games v Apple Inc - Landmark case brought against Apple alleging misuse of market power

Independent Gaming & Liquor Authority Inquiry into Star Casino

ACCC v Google – proceedings alleging misleading or deceptive conduct in relation to location data.

ANZ Cartel Prosecution– Criminal cartel proceedings brought against the ANZ bank, JP Morgan, Citi and Deutsche bank and their employees/ officeholders in relation to the underwriting of an ANZ share issue.

Banco Chambers rankings

Asia-Pacific Guide 2022
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Asia-Pacific Region
International Arbitration - The Bar
1 Ranked Barrister
Silks (KC)
Tim Breakspear SC
Tim Breakspear SC
Spotlight Table
Australia
Competition/Antitrust: The Bar
4 Ranked Barristers
Silks (KC)
Cameron Moore SC
Cameron Moore SC
Spotlight Table
Peter Brereton SC
Peter Brereton SC
Spotlight Table
Ruth Higgins SC
Ruth Higgins SC
Spotlight Table
Juniors
Robert Yezerski
Robert Yezerski
Spotlight Table
Construction & Infrastructure: The Bar
1 Ranked Barrister
Silks (KC)
Tim Breakspear SC
Tim Breakspear SC
New Silks
Dispute Resolution: The Bar
1 Set
16 Ranked Barristers
Set
Dispute Resolution: The Bar
1
Dispute Resolution: The Bar
1
Band 1
Silks (KC)
John Sheahan KC
John Sheahan KC
Star Individuals
Justin Gleeson SC
1
Justin Gleeson SC
1
Band 1
Peter Brereton SC
1
Peter Brereton SC
1
Band 1
Richard McHugh SC
2
Richard McHugh SC
2
Band 2
Robert Dick SC
2
Robert Dick SC
2
Band 2
Ruth Higgins SC
2
Ruth Higgins SC
2
Band 2
Cameron Moore SC
4
Cameron Moore SC
4
Band 4
Christopher Withers SC
4
Christopher Withers SC
4
Band 4
Farid Assaf SC
4
Farid Assaf SC
4
Band 4
Robert Newlinds SC
4
Robert Newlinds SC
4
Band 4
4
Sandy Dawson SC
4
Band 4
David R. Sulan SC
David R. Sulan SC
New Silks
Juniors
Fiona Roughley
1
Fiona Roughley
1
Band 1
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