Called to Bar: 2009

Declan is an experienced barrister who appears led and unled in various courts and tribunals around Australia.

Declan has a wide-ranging practice, with particular expertise in competition and consumer law. He is listed in Doyle's Guide to the Legal Profession  as one of Australia's preeminent junior counsel for competition law, and as one of NSW's recommended junior counsel for litigation and dispute resolution.

Declan acts for individuals, companies and regulators. In addition to his appearance work, Declan regularly advises clients in relation to disputes and investigations.

Before being called to the bar, Declan was a lecturer in law at the London School of Economics, and obtained his PhD in law from the Australian National University.

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Core Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Corporations and Insolvency
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Representative Proceedings
  • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Equity/Property
  • Negligence
  • Injunctions/Urgent Relief
  • Regulatory (including Customs Prosecutions)


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


Tel: 9376 0662


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