Maya Narayan

Maya Narayan

Bar roll 2020 Admitted 2013
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Public Law
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Maya Narayan practises in federal and state public law, regulatory and commercial law.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Maya was Counsel Assisting the Solicitor-General for Victoria (then Richard Niall QC, now the Hon Justice Niall of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria); Associate to the Hon Justice O’Callaghan of the Federal Court of Australia; and a Principal Solicitor in the Constitution and Advice Team and the Chair of the Constitutional and Intergovernmental Relations Practice Group at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office. 

As a solicitor, Maya conducted public law litigation in a range of jurisdictions – including numerous proceedings in the High Court and Federal Court – and provided complex advice on the exercise of public power. She also regularly acted for government parties in responding to royal commissions and other public inquiries (including integrity investigations). Maya is currently briefed for the State of Victoria in its response to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements
Maya is reading with Emrys Nekvapil and her senior mentor is Rowena Orr QC.  

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Castan Chambers
Level 16 Room 2

460 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Residential & Retail Tenancies
Employment & Industrial
  • Appellate
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Environment
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Licensing
  • Native Title
  • Privacy



B.A. (Hons) (Melb) 

Juris Doctor (Melb)



Entitled to practise in

High Court of Australia

Federal Court of Australia

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals


Australian Association of Constitutional Law

Commercial Bar Association of Victoria