Sebastian Hartford Davis

Sebastian accepts briefs in all areas of law, but focus of his practice is commercial, corporations, and equity matters. He appears both led and unled in trials and appeals in courts and tribunals throughout Australia, as well as in arbitrations seated domestically and overseas, in which he is ranked by the Doyles Guide to the Legal Profession as a leading junior counsel in that area.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Sebastian was the Associate to the Hon Justice Robert French, then Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, followed by four years in commercial litigation at Piper Alderman. He has an extensive academic background, having been awarded BA and LLB (University Medalist) from Macquarie University, a BCL (Distinction) (Oxon), and a Doctor of Philsophy (Oxon).  

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Core Practice Areas

  • Commercial law
  • Common law
  • Corporations law
  • Equity
  • Public Law


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Level 9, 2 Chifley Sq, Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: +61 2 9376 0680


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