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.

Prior to joining the Bar, James was a Senior Associate within the disputes practice of Herbert Smith Freehills. At HSF, James specialised in complex class actions, commercial disputes and regulatory matters.

James has represented clients in a number of large and complex commercial disputes in the High Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, the Victorian Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Victoria, among other courts.

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

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

James is reading with Jonathan Kirkwood and his senior mentor is Robert Craig QC.

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Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 27 Room 01

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
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