Angus has a wide ranging practice, encompassing advisory and appearance work in commercial and public law matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar in 2015, Angus practised at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in London, where he was involved in a broad range of complex commercial and public law litigation, including corporations law matters and international commercial arbitration.

Angus received Bachelors of Arts and Laws (Hons) from the University of Queensland and was ranked first in his year. He attended the University of Cambridge as a David M Livingstone (Australia) scholar, graduating with a Master of Laws (Hons). In March 2015 Angus received the Ludlows Award for the highest aggregate mark in the NSW Bar Exams.

Angus was an Associate at the High Court of Australia to the Hon. Justice SM Kiefel AC now Chief Justice of Australia.

Angus is currently a pupil at One Essex Court, a leading set of chambers in London.

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Core Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Commercial
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Corporations and Insolvency
  • Equity/Property
  • Injunctions/Urgent Relief
  • Public Law


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Tel: 93760674


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