Angel regularly appears in the superior courts, unled or led, and has an extensive appeals practice including in the High Court.
Angel is one of Australia’s premier junior barristers in migration law. He also has experience running “public interest litigation”, including matters of national significance.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
- Employment Contracts
- Industrial Disputes
- Public Sector Appeals
- Restraint of Trade
- Statutory Employment Rights
- Work Health & Safety
- Administrative Law
- Civil & Human Rights
- Constitutional Law
- Customs Law
- Extradition Law
- Judicial Review
- Planning & Local Government
- Regulatory Investigations
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)(Mon)
Bachelor of Science (Mon)
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
Australian Brumby Alliance Inc v Parks Victoria  VSC 26
Blue Derby Wild Inc v Forest Practices Authority  TASSC 67
Nathanson v Minister for Home Affairs  HCA 26.
Farm Transparency International Ltd v NSW  HCA 23.
The long running “Tamil family” asylum case.
High Court Migration Tribunal and IAA cases: BNB17  HCA 12; BVD17  HCA 34; DUA16  HCA 46 (submissions); AAM17  HCA 6 (submissions); Shrestha  HCA 35.
High Court appeals from Nauru:  HCA 46;  HCA 21;  HCA 20;  HCA 19;  HCA 56.
Aliens power cases: Montgomerry  HCATrans 201;  HCATrans 188;  HCATrans 158; Chetcuti v  HCA 42.
Friends of the Gelorup Corridor Inc v Minister for the Environment and Water  FCA 944.
Maguire v Parks Victoria  VSCA 172 (special leave sought, matter resolved before hearing by the HCA).
Animals Australia Federation v Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment  FCA 905.
Numerous Full Court and Federal Court migration appeals reported in the Federal Court Reports.
Frequent advice to government on statutory interpretation.
Assisting Mr Andrew Palmer KC with the review of the Dangerous Goods Act.
Injunctions: Angel has a substantial practice where an urgent injunction is needed.
Bolitho v Banksia Securities Limited  VSC 666 (the infamous case regarding approval of class action settlements and the Civil Procedure Act).
ASIC matters: Angel represents clients facing administrative sanction by ASIC in all areas, including under the AFCA regime, in relation to financial services licences, and other areas. Angel also represents clients facing court proceedings. See eg M101 Nominees Pty Ltd  FCA 487; Mayfair Wealth Partners Pty Ltd  FCA 1630; Hicks v Quattro Capital Group Pty Ltd  VCC 1255.
Insolvency disputes: Angel is briefed in relation to several liquidations, notably the IPO Wealth Fund and the substantial litigation arising from its winding up; see eg Re IPO Wealth Holdings No 2 Pty Ltd (in prov liq) & Ors  VSC 821; Re IPO Wealth Holdings No 2 Pty Ltd (in liq); Mawhinney v Giasoumi  VSC 199.
Numerous ongoing commercial disputes regarding contractual disputes, regulatory compliance, and corporate affairs.
Rugg v Ryan & The Commonwealth  FCA 179
Numerous adverse action trials in the Federal courts settled satisfactorily.
Numerous cases involving enforcement of employment restraints (Supreme Court and Federal Court) (resolved before judgment).
Various advices in relation to Occupational Health and Safety prosecutions.
Foody v Carroll Resources Pty Ltd  FCCA 1623
Perekrestov v Ward (Human Rights)  VCAT 115
Macushla Pty Ltd v El Souki  FCA 643
Kantfield Pty Ltd v Australian Workers' Union  FWCFB 8372
Garriock v Football Federation Australia  NSWCATAD 63
Simpson v Carroll Resources Pty Ltd  FCCA 2430
A successful record in unfair dismissal cases:
Roche v Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church for the Diocese of Wagga Wagga:  FWCFB 6084;  FWC  FWCFB 5998;  FWCFB 4684 (24 July 2019)  FWCFB 5110;  FWC 2768
Maharaj v Northern Health  FWC 2997
Kezic v Brand Developers (Aus) Pty Ltd  FWC 7889
Hertaeg v Aviation Training Australasia Pty Ltd T/A Ansett Aviation Training  FWC 4870
Metro Quarry Group Pty Ltd v Ingham  FWCFB 47
Glanz v Devilbend Golf Club Incorporated  FWC 1905
Milsop v Melbourne Pub Group Pty Ltd  FWC 655
Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association