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Jonathon Redwood elected Vice President of ACICA

Jonathon Redwood has been elected as the Vice President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA). Established in 1985, ACICA is the peak arbitration body in Australia. It is independent, not for profit, and ex..


Andrew Coleman SC appointed Chair of the National Rugby League Player Agents Accreditation Board

Andrew Coleman SC has been appointed as Chair of the National Rugby League Player Agents Accreditation Board. The Board is comprised of representatives from the National Rugby League (NRL), Rugby League Players Association (RLPA) and agents to ov..


Banco Chambers gearing up for relocation in late 2019

Banco Chambers is pleased to confirm that in December 2019 it will be relocating to a newly constructed 35 storey development at 60 Martin Place, previously the site of the Westpac Tower and in the heart of Sydney's legal precinct. At..


Robert Dick SC and Tim Breakspear feature in Doyles Guide

Banco Chambers barrister Tim Breakspear has been ranked by the Doyles Guide as a preeminent junior counsel in its Australia wide and New South Wales guidea to counsel for construction and infrastructure matters. Banco Chambers barristers Robe..


Banco Chambers proud supporters of Jessup Moot

Banco Chambers was proud to support the Australian Jessup Moot finals, held on 9 February at the High Court in Canberra. The final of the prestigious competition was contested by the University of Sydney and the University of QLD, with Sydne..


Ruth Higgins appointed to judging panel for the 2019 Holt Prize

Dr Ruth Higgins SC has been appointed to the judging panel for the Federation Press' 2019 Holt Prize. The other members of the judging panel are the Hon. Justice William Gummow AC, and the Hon. Justice Alan Robertson. The Holt Prize was estab..


Banco Chambers excels in Chambers & Partners 2019 rankings

Banco Chambers and its members have been recognised as one of Australia's leading providers of legal advice and advocacy services by the respected global rankings agency Chambers and Partners, having been ranked band 1 as a chambers for dispute r..


Seven Banco Chambers' barristers featured in Doyles Guide to competition law barristers

The 2018 Doyles Guide to Australia's best competition law barristers featured seven barristers from Banco Chambers, comprising three Senior Counsel and four junior barristers. The Banco Chambers' barristers featured were: Senior Counsel Pe..


Farid Assaf and Kristen Deards appointed Senior Counsel

Banco Chambers warmly congratulates two of its members, Farid Assaf and Kristen Deards, on their elevation to the rank of Senior Counsel today. Farid Assaf was called to the Bar in 2000 and specialises principally in commercial, corporations,..


Clarissa Amato featured in 2018 World Trademark Review

For the third consecutive year, Clarissa Amato ( has been listed as a recommended expert by the World Trademark Review, the specialist trademark publication and rankings agency. The Review noted t..