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James Claridge

Bar roll 2018 Admitted 2013
  • Commercial Law Public Law
  • Tort Law
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James has a broad commercial practice with particular experience in class actions, tax and corporate governance disputes

Before coming to the Bar, James was a Solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills. During this time, James was involved in a number of large, complex disputes in the Supreme Court and Federal Court. James also provided advice in relation to taxation matters, corporate governance and regulatory investigations.

In 2017, James was Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Sifris of the Supreme Court of Victoria. 

James holds a Masters of Law from Cambridge University with a specialisation in commercial law. James also holds a first class honours degree in Law from Monash University.

James is currently undertaking the Victorian Bar Readers’ Course and will be reading with Oren Bigos.  His senior mentor is Philip Solomon QC. 


    Chambers & Clerk

    Jane King

    +61 3 9225 8558


    Commercial Law
    • Contractual Disputes
    • Corporations & Securities
    • Equity & Trusts
    • Appellate
    • Banking & Finance
    • Class Actions
    • Competition
    • Consumer Law
    • Corporate Insolvency
    • Taxation
    Public Law
    • Taxation
    • White Collar Crime
    • Civil & Human Rights
    • Constitutional Law
    • Judicial Review
    Tort Law
    • Class Actions
    • Commissions & Inquiries
    • Major Torts



    Master of Laws (Cambridge)

    Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

    Bachelor of Arts



    Entitled to practise in

    State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

    Federal Court of Australia

    High Court of Australia