Justin has had over 30 years legal experience, as solicitor (1985 - 1988), counsel (1989 onwards), and Senior Counsel (2000 onwards). He was the founding head of Banco Chambers, Sydney (2005 - 2012). Most recently, he was the tenth Solicitor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (2012 - 2016).

He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration and a prolific legal author.

He is in practice at the private bar, specialising in international law, international arbitration, constitutional law, and appellate law. He is available to appear as counsel, act as advisor, or sit as arbitrator or expert determiner, in both domestic and international matters.

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Core Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Commercial law
  • Constitutional law
  • International arbitration
  • International law


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


Tel: +61 2 8239 0200
Email: justin.gleeson@banco.net.au


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