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Declan Murphy

Bar roll 2022 Admitted 2018
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    Declan Murphy practises in employment and industrial relations law and class actions.

    He also has substantial experience in commercial and discrimination law.

    Before coming to the Bar, Declan was a Senior Associate in Maurice Blackburn’s employment and industrial law team. While there Declan ran complex litigation focusing in particular on sexual harassment, trade union disputes, industrial action matters, discrimination law, employee misconduct and the Australian Consumer Law. Declan is an experienced advocate and regularly appears, led or unled, in the Federal Court, Federal Circuit and Family Court and the Fair Work Commission.

    Declan read with Siobhan Kelly and his senior mentor is Claire Harris KC.

    Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation


    Chambers & Clerk

    Castan Chambers
    Level 11 Room 11

    460 Lonsdale Street

    Melbourne VIC 3000

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    Jane King

    03 9225 8558


    Commercial Law
    • Class Actions
    • Competition
    • Consumer Law
    • Contractual Disputes
    Employment & Industrial
    • Appellate
    • Confidential Information
    • Discrimination
    • Employment Contracts
    • Industrial Disputes
    • Public Sector Appeals
    • Restraint of Trade
    • Statutory Employment Rights
    • Work Health & Safety
    • Workers Compensation
    Tort Law
    • Class Actions



    Bachelor of Arts (Mon)

    Bachelor of Laws (Hon)(Mon)



    Entitled to practise in

    State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

    Federal Court of Australia

    High Court of Australia


    Law Institute of Victoria