Called to Bar: 2011

Fiona Roughley has a wide-ranging practice encompassing advisory and appearance work. She is regularly briefed unled in matters in the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court, District Court, Local Court and tribunals. She is also briefed as junior counsel in large, high-profile matters across a range of jurisdictions and has been recognised as a leading barrister in dispute resolution and commercial litigation by Chambers & Partners and Doyle's Guide to the Legal Profession.

Fiona also accepts briefs to appear in commissions and inquiries. In 2014, Fiona was appointed Junior Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption.

Fiona graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Laws (Hons) and University Medals in English and Law. She was awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship in 2010, graduating from the University of Cambridge with a Masters of Law (Hons) in 2011. Fiona was Associate to Justice KM Hayne AC at the High Court of Australia in 2009.

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Core Practice Areas

  • Building, Construction and Technology
  • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Communications / Media
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Corporations and Insolvency
  • Employment / Industrial
  • Equity/Property
  • Public Law
  • Representative Proceedings


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 0652


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