Alexander Flecknoe-Brown


(02) 9236 8627



Alexander is regularly briefed by insurers, liquidators, companies and others in a range of commercial and public law disputes.

In commercial areas he has particular expertise in competition law (particularly access regulation), consumer law and financial services, insolvency and employment. He has been led in major insolvency, insurance (coverage) and general commercial litigation, and regularly appears unled in smaller commercial disputes in all of these areas.

In public law, Alexander has appeared in and advised on numerous matters raising constitutional issues, including on several occasions in the High Court. He is regularly briefed in judicial and merits review proceedings in the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court, the New South Wales Supreme Court, and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

A list of his recent cases is available here.

Practice Areas





Contractual disputes

Corporations law


Intellectual Property

Securities and investments

Telecommunications & Broadcasting



Civil and Human Rights

Constitutional Law

Immigration Law

Judicial Review and Administrative Law

Native Title



Solicitor of Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (2007)

Barrister of High Court of Australia (2007)


Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), Australian National University, 2004

Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University, 2004 


Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jacques (2008-2011)

Counsel, Australian Government Solicitor (2006-2008)

Associate to the Hon. Justice W. M. C. Gummow, AC, High Court of Australia (2005-2006)

Research Associate and Associate to the Hon. Chief Justice M. E. J. Black, AC, Federal Court of Australia, (2004-2005)

In 2014, Alexander was the recipient of the Lawyers Weekly Junior Barrister of the Year Award (sponsored by Sheahan Lock Partners).