Alexander Flecknoe-Brown


Telephone

(02) 9236 8627

Email

alexander.flecknoe-brown@stjames.net.au

About

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

Commercial

Appellate

Banking

Competition

Contractual disputes

Corporations law

Insurance

Intellectual Property

Securities and investments

Telecommunications & Broadcasting

Public/Administrative

Appellate

Civil and Human Rights

Constitutional Law

Immigration Law

Judicial Review and Administrative Law

Native Title

 

Admissions

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

Barrister of High Court of Australia (2007)

Qualifications

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

Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University, 2004 

Background

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).