Page James

James Page

Bar roll 2021 Admitted 2012
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
  • Public Law
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James practises primarily in commercial, regulatory and public law.

Before coming to the Bar, James was a Senior Associate in the disputes practice of Herbert Smith Freehills. During his nine years at HSF, James specialised in large and complex commercial disputes, with a particular focus on class actions and regulatory matters (involving ASIC and the ACCC).

James has represented clients in the High Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, the Victorian Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Since coming to the Bar, James has been briefed in a range of complex commercial matters including class actions in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal Court of Australia.

James holds a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne.

James read with Jonathan Kirkwood. His senior mentor is Robert Craig KC.

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Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 20 Room 07

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Competition
  • Consumer Credit
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Energy & Resources
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Regulatory Investigations
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Defamation
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Freedom of Information
  • Judicial Review
  • Privacy
  • White Collar Crime



Master of Laws (Melb)

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

Recent Cases

Class Action Proceedings

Pabalan v Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd (Federal Court of Australia)

Stallard v Treasury Wine Estates (Supreme Court of Victoria)

Fisher v Vocus Group Ltd (Federal Court of Australia)

Whittenbury v Vocation Ltd (Federal Court of Australia)

Hopkins v Macmahon Holdings Ltd (Federal Court of Australia)

Webster v Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Ltd & Ors (Federal Court of Australia)

McKay Super Solutions Pty Ltd v Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (Federal Court of Australia)

Mitic v OZ Minerals Ltd (Federal Court of Australia)

Regulatory Proceedings

ACCC v Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Ltd (Federal Court of Australia)


Commercial Bar Association