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New Chambers welcomes five new readers

Congratulations to the five New Chambers readers who successfully completed the NSW Bar Association Bar Practice Course.

Amy Reid

Amy has broad commercial experience and has acted for insolvency practitioners, companies, financial institutions, individuals and government agencies, including for the Commissioner of Taxation and ASIC. Prior to coming to the Bar, Amy was an Associate at MinterEllison, Sydney in the dispute resolution and insolvency team. During this time, she was involved in several significant matters including acting for the Commissioner of Taxation in relation to an application for an inquiry into the conduct of former liquidator David Iannuzzi, acting for Deloitte in their capacity as liquidators of the Plutus Payroll group of companies, acting for receivers and a lender group in contested litigation with the Commonwealth involving the FEG scheme and acting for Ferrier Hodgson (now KPMG) in their capacity as liquidators of the Australian Institute of Professional Education Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s largest vocational education and training colleges.

Amy holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts from Bond University, where she was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Full Scholarship for academic excellence, leadership and community involvement. Amy has also completed the ARITA Advanced Certification in Insolvency.

Amy joined New Chambers in May 2020.

Henry Cooper

Before coming to the Bar, Henry was Tipstaff to the Hon Justice Leeming of the NSW Court of Appeal, and worked as a solicitor in the aviation litigation practice group at Norton White. He has taught commercial law subjects at the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales, and his writing has been published in the Melbourne University Law Review, Australian Bar Review, and Torts Law Journal. He accepts briefs in all areas of law, with a particular focus on commercial and public law.

Henry joined New Chambers in May 2020.

Christopher Rogers

Chris has over a decade of prior experience as a solicitor specialising in disputes and regulatory matters at two international firms.  He has broad experience in the areas of class actions, competition and trade practices disputes, financial services regulation and regulatory investigations. 

Chris joined New Chambers in September 2020.

Kathleen Morris

Kathleen accepts briefs in all areas of law. Prior to coming to the bar, she was Tipstaff to Justice Gleeson of the NSW Court of Appeal and Judicial Associate to Chief Justice Allsop of the Federal Court of Australia. As a solicitor, Kathleen worked on a broad range of matters in Federal and State courts and tribunals, both at first instance and on appeal, including disputes relating to administrative law, commercial law, real property, equity, regulatory investigations, and international commercial arbitration. During her time at Clayton Utz, Kathleen also appeared regularly as a solicitor advocate in the Federal Courts.

Kathleen joined New Chambers in September 2020.

Eugene Chan

Eugene joins the Bar after working for several years, as a solicitor, on a broad range of taxation, insolvency and administrative law matters. He has also worked in the international arbitration team in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Germany and in the dispute resolution team in King & Wood Mallesons. Eugene was also an Associate to a Federal Court judge. Having graduated from law at the University of Sydney and the University of Oxford, Eugene also has a science background with a major in Physiology.

Eugene joined New Chambers in September 2020

Welcome to New Chambers Amy, Henry, Christopher, Kathleen and Eugene.

Further information in relation to reading at the NSW Bar and the Bar Practice Course can be found by following the links.

 

 

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