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Phillip Sharp

Bachelor of Arts - Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) - Queensland University of Technology
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice - Australian National University
Bachelor of Civil Law - Oxford University


Admitted to the Bar 2015


Mr Sharp accepts briefs in all areas of private and public law, and primarily in the following Chambers’ practice areas: Commercial Law, Common Law, Criminal, Equity, Industrial/Employment, Inquests and Inquiries and Public and Administrative Law.

Prior to being called to the Bar in 2015, Mr Sharp was a corporate associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

Between 2004 and 2006, Mr Sharp was an associate to the Honourable Ian Callinan AC of the High Court of Australia.

Mr Sharp graduated as a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Oxford and as a Bachelor of Arts/Law from the Queensland University of Technology.  Mr Sharp also holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Appellate
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    • Building, Construction and Technology
    • Class Actions
    • Conflict of Laws
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • International Law
    • Mining resources and energy
    • Partnership disputes
    • Professional liability
    • Real property
    • Restraint of trade
    • Shareholder class actions
    • Trade Practices
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Defamation
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • Professional indemnity
    • Professional liability
  • Criminal See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Work health and safety
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Family Provision
    • Property
    • Trusts
  • Industrial/Employment See all +Close -
    • Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Restraint of trade
    • Work, Health and Safety Prosecutions
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Constitutional Law
    • Judicial review and administrative law
    • Public law
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