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Caspar Conde

Bachelor of Commerce - University of Sydney
Bachelor of Laws (Hons. I) - University of Sydney
Master of Laws – University of Sydney

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Admitted to the Bar 2012

Experience

Caspar Conde practises in commercial and public law, including appeals and inquiries.  He regularly appears, both led and unled, in the Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of New South Wales.  He has also appeared in the High Court of Australia, the Full Federal Court, the New South Wales Court of Appeal, the Queensland Supreme Court, the New South Wales District and Local Courts, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Takeovers Panel.  He is admitted in New South Wales and the Singapore International Commercial Court.

Mr Conde has acted for commercial entities, private individuals and government bodies such as the Australian Attorney-General’s Department, the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the NSW Department of Industry.

Before being called to the Bar, Mr Conde was a judge’s associate at the High Court of Australia in Canberra for the Hon. Justice Ian Callinan AC in 2006; a ministerial adviser to the Australian Attorney-General the Hon. Philip Ruddock in 2007; and a solicitor at Allens (Linklaters’ alliance partner in Australia) between 2008 and 2012, where he was made Senior Associate.  He spent eight months on secondment to the investment bank UBS AG in Sydney in 2011.

In 2005, while completing his undergraduate studies, Mr Conde won the Australian Institute of Administrative Law’s public essay prize.

In 2019, the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police awarded Mr Conde a Group Citation for Conspicuous Conduct in recognition of “outstanding excellence in approach and tenacity over seven years of hard fought litigation” and “upholding the values of the Australian Federal Police and objectives of the Proceeds of Crime Act thereby ensuring an excellent return to the Confiscated Assets Account”.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Appellate
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Class Actions
    • Competition and Consumer
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
    • International Law
    • Mining resources and energy
    • Restraint of trade
    • Shareholder class actions
    • Trade Practices
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Property
    • Trusts
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Judicial review and administrative law
    • Proceeds of crime
    • Public law

Sectors

Agribusiness, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Banks & Financial Institutions, Defence, Funds, Government, Healthcare, Industrials, Real Estate, Power & Utilities, Transport and Infrastructure, Primary Resources,

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