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Courtney Ensor

Master of Laws - The University of Sydney
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - The University of Wollongong
Bachelor of Mathematics (Distinction) - The University of Wollongong

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Admitted to the Bar 2013

Experience

Courtney Ensor practices principally in corporate and commercial law, with a specialisation in tax law. Courtney’s background in pure mathematics is particularly valuable in these areas.

In the 2022 Asia Pacific Australian Bar Legal 500, Courtney is ranked as a Leading Junior in Commercial Disputes, where she was acknowledged for “Her strengths are: intelligence, hard-working, eye for detail, initiative where she sees things needed to be done. Advocacy skills are strong – I’ve seen her do cross-examinations involving complex financial arrangements with clarity and confidence.”  Courtney is also ranked as a leading tax junior in Doyles Guide (2017-2021) and World Tax (in association with the International Tax Review) (2017-2022), and recognised in Best Lawyers for Tax Law (2023).

Courtney appears in civil and criminal trials and appeals across the country.  She is a trusted advocate, with significant in-Court expertise, both led and unled.  Courtney is experienced in managing large teams of lawyers, experts and stakeholders in complex matters to deliver successful outcomes.  She represents both commercial and government clients in Federal and State courts and tribunals.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Appellate
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
    • Real property
  • Criminal See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Fraud
    • Proceeds of crime
    • White collar and corporate crime
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Property
    • Trusts
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Constitutional Law
    • Judicial review and administrative law
    • Merits review
    • Proceeds of crime
    • Public law
  • Taxation and Revenue See all +Close -
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Appellate
    • Capital gains tax
    • Goods and services tax
    • Income tax
    • International tax
    • Land tax
    • Payroll tax
    • Stamp duty and other state taxes

Sectors

Banks & Financial Services, Government, Real Estate, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Primary Resources,

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Best Lawyers 2023

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