Admitted as Legal Practitioner: February 2005

Called to the bar: October 2012

Anais has a broad commercial litigation practice, and regularly appears in all NSW courts, the Federal Court, various regulatory bodies, and NSW Tribunals.

Anais has expertise in the following areas:

General commercial disputes, particularly equity, trusts, and property matters. For example, disputes relating to managed investment schemes, joint ventures, share sale agreements, real property, misleading conduct, and partnership/employment disputes.

Competition law, where Anais has advised and acted in respect of various litigious matters, merger approvals, (including the decisions of the Australian Competition Tribunal in Tabcorp and Sea Swift) and regulatory investigations (such as s155 examinations). He is ranked as a leading counsel in competition law matters by the Doyles Guide to the Legal Profession.

Sports law, including commercial disputes on behalf of sporting clubs as well as appearing before various sporting tribunals in respect of doping and other disciplinary matters. Anais is also a substitute member of the FIVB Tribunal.

Corporations and insolvency, matters arising under the Corporations Act and Bankruptcy Act, including winding up applications, statutory demands, and regulatory investigations.

Construction and Infrastructure, where Anais has acted in various arbitrations and expert determinations relating to infrastructure and resources including disputes about mines, rail, and roadways. Anais has also acted in various construction matters (including home building matters) in NSW Courts and Tribunals.

Anais' pro-bono practice includes matters relating to immigration, retail tenancies, bankruptcy, police powers, and criminal law.

Prior to commencing at the Bar in 2012, Anais was a solicitor in Sydney (Mallesons Stephen Jacques) and London (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP).

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Core Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Building, construction & technology
  • Commercial
  • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Corporations and Insolvency
  • Public Law
  • Sport


Inquiries to Banco’s clerk can be emailed to Alternatively, please call (02) 8239 0201.


Level 9, Two Chifley Square, Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: 9376 0643
Fax: 9210 0521
Email: anais.d'


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