Brett Eurell Barrister | Wardell Chambers Sydney

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eurell@wardellchambers.com.au

Called to the Bar in 2012, Brett maintains a mixed, broad practice, spanning both criminal law and civil law. His main areas of specialty include criminal law (including commercial crime and regulatory matters), commissions of inquiry and coronial inquests, corporate insolvency and bankruptcy, commercial law, administrative law and industrial/employment law. With extensive experience as an advocate, Brett has appeared for a broad range of individual, corporate and government clients in every jurisdiction in New South Wales (both Courts and Tribunals) and in most Federal jurisdictions. He has acted for clients interstate, including in Victoria, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory, as well as in regional locations in New South Wales. Complementing his litigation practice, Brett is also a Mediator accredited through the Resolution Institute and has conducted matters as a mediator and has appeared as counsel in mediations. He is a BarADR approved mediator and has been appointed to the District Court of New South Wales’ mediator panel. In addition to his accreditation and experience in mediations, Brett also practises across the full spectrum of alternative dispute resolution forums, including arbitration, conciliation and negotiation. Notably, he also completed a Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Prior to being called to the Bar, Brett practised as a solicitor in both law firms and government departments, which has deepened his appreciation for the needs and requirements of different clients. He holds a Master of Business Law, a Masters of Criminal Law, a Diploma of Law and a Bachelor of Arts.
ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE
  • 2012   Called to the Bar of New South Wales
  • 2008   Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales andHigh Court of Australia
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATION
  • 2016   Mediation Accreditation: Resolution Institute
  • 2015  Program on Negotiation and Leadership: Harvard Law School
  • 2012  Master of Business Law: University of Sydney
  • 2010  Master of Criminal Law: University of Wollongong
  • 2008   Diploma of Law: Legal Practitioners Admission Board
  • 2000  Bachelor of Arts: Macquarie University
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 2012–present Barrister,Wardell Chambers
  • 2011 – 2012    Solicitor, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
  • 2010–2011  Solicitor,Work Cover Authority (NSW)
  • 2008–2010  Solicitor, Hunt & Hunt Lawyers
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS
  • Member,New South Wales Bar Association
  • Member, Australian Bar Association
  • Member, Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Panel Member, New South Wales Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions
  • Panel Member, Commonwealth Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions (CDPP)
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
  • Brett has delivered several papers at conferences and is a regular sessional lecturer in business and law at a range of Australian universities