Gray James

James Gray

Bar roll 2022 Admitted 2018
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Tort Law Public Law
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James Gray is available to accept briefs in all areas of commercial and public law.

James' areas of expertise include class actions, royal commissions and inquiries, corporations law, and contractual disputes. He also accepts briefs in conviction and sentence appeals in the Victorian Court of Appeal.

Before coming to the Bar, James was an Associate to Justice Maxwell, President of the Court of Appeal. Prior to this role, he was a solicitor in the disputes practice of Herbert Smith Freehills. During his time at HSF, James worked on large and complex commercial disputes, as well as the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

James holds a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne. He is reading with Premala Thiagarajan and his senior mentor is Elizabeth Bennett SC.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation.

Contact

Correspondence
Chambers & Clerk

Castan Chambers
Level 15 Room 18

460 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Admiralty & Maritime
  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Consumer Credit
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Energy & Resources
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Private International Law
  • Real Property
  • Residential & Retail Tenancies
  • Sports Law
  • Superannuation
  • Taxation
  • Wills & Probate
Employment & Industrial
  • Confidential Information
  • Discrimination
  • Restraint of Trade
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Common Law
  • Defamation
  • Inquests
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Aged Care
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Customs Law
  • Discrimination
  • Extradition Law
  • Environment
  • Freedom of Information
  • Guardianship & Administration
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Native Title
  • Planning & Local Government
  • Privacy
  • Public International Law
  • Taxation
  • White Collar Crime

Qualifications

Qualifications

Juris Doctor (Melb)

Bachelor of Commerce (Melb)


Admitted

Victoria

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia