Sophie Yates

Sophie Yates

Sophie was admitted to practice in 2018 and called to the Bar in 2023. She accepts briefs in all areas of law, and has a particular interest in intellectual property, commercial law, private international law, employment and criminal matters. Before coming to the Bar, Sophie practised as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills in the… Continue reading Sophie Yates

Sonia Stewart

Sonia was admitted as a solicitor in 2001 and called to the Bar in 2016. She specialises in intellectual property, regulatory and consumer law, with particular expertise in trade marks, brand protection law and related commercial matters, including competitor and regulatory actions for misleading and deceptive conduct arising from advertising claims. Sonia has significant experience… Continue reading Sonia Stewart

David Larish

David has a Bachelor of Laws from UNSW (Hons Class I, University Medal) and a Master of Laws from NYU (Competition Innovation and Information Law Program, Frank T. Diersen prize for best performance in the program). David’s practice is focused primarily on intellectual property and commercial disputes. He has been briefed in various of the… Continue reading David Larish

Phoebe Arcus

Phoebe practises in patent, copyright, trade marks, designs, confidential information, consumer protection and general commercial law and is recognised as a leading junior counsel in intellectual property in numerous legal ranking guides, such as Chambers & Partners, the Doyle’s Guide and Best Lawyers, among others. She has appeared in some of Australia’s key intellectual property… Continue reading Phoebe Arcus

Dale Bampton

Dale is a leading junior counsel at the Sydney and Brisbane Bar. She specializes in complex class actions, large-scale commercial litigation, and competition and consumer law. She has been recognised as a recommended junior counsel in commercial litigation in Doyle’s Guide. Dale has been involved in numerous high profile class actions, including for the State… Continue reading Dale Bampton

Bruce Caine KC

Bruce Caine KC practises in the field of Industrial and Intellectual Property. Bruce came to the Bar after serving two years as Associate to the Honourable Justice King who was the Judge in charge of the Industrial Property List in the Supreme Court of Victoria. Bruce practises in the Federal and Supreme Courts in all… Continue reading Bruce Caine KC

Alexander Vial

Alexander maintains a national practice in complex commercial and regulatory matters. He is recognised as a Leading Junior (Band 1) for competition law and as a “Rising Star” in regulatory matters in the Legal500 rankings. Alexander specialises in commercial and regulatory litigation that covers all areas of competition and consumer law, trade practices including franchising,… Continue reading Alexander Vial

Edward Thompson

Edward practises principally in intellectual property matters, but has experience in a broad range of commercial disputes. Edward has degrees in Law and Arts from the University of Melbourne (2008) and a Master of Laws from University College London (2011), graduating as the top student in the LLM program. Before commencing at the Bar, Edward… Continue reading Edward Thompson

Ben Mee

Ben Mee specialises in Intellectual Property law, and holds a BSc (Biochemistry)-LLB (Hons I, University Medal), and an LLM in Commercial Law (Hons I) from Cambridge University. Ben has particular strength in patent matters in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and information technology/software sectors, and appellate work. He is recognised in Band 1 for Intellectual Property by… Continue reading Ben Mee

Angela McDonald

Angela practises in all aspects of Intellectual Property including patents, trade marks, copyright, designs and consumer protection. Angela has been featured in Doyle’s Intellectual Property list since 2021. Angela regularly appears in the Federal Court of Australia, including the Full Court, various state Supreme Courts, the Patent Office and the Trade Mark Office. Prior to… Continue reading Angela McDonald