(02) 9236 8663


Level 6, 169 Phillip Street
Sydney NSW 2000
DX 328


Christos was admitted as a solicitor in 1996 and as a barrister in 2004. Before coming to the Bar, he worked as a solicitor at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and taught company law, trusts and equity at the Australian National University.

Christos advises and appears, mostly unled, in a wide range of equity/ commercial and public law litigation for individual, institutional and corporate clients.

Christos is valued by solicitors for his analytical skills, his commercial, common sense approach to dispute resolution, and his ability to communicate effectively with clients and the Bench.

Areas of Practice

Christos is always up for an intellectual and logistical challenge. Christos focuses on:  

  • Equity and commercial law

  • Corporations and insolvency law

  • Trusts law

  • Property and environmental law

  • Administrative law and occupational licensing

  • Estates law (domestic and international)

  • Investigations and Inquiries

  • Indigenous corporate governance and property rights


Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (University of Sydney)

Bachelor of Laws (University of New South Wales)

Doctor of Philosophy (Law) (Australian National University) 

Trusts & Estates Practitioner (TEP)


Convenor, Australian Association of Constitutional Law, NSW Branch (2009–2016)

Appointed by the Department of Trade and Investment (NSW) to conduct an inquiry into tender processes for Crown land (2016)

Appointments as reporter to the Minister under section 10 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth) (2011)

Appointed on 30 January 2019 by the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment as Reporter under section 10 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth) in respect of an application for the protection of Ravensworth Homestead Complex and Surrounds as a place of Aboriginal significance (alleged colonial frontier massacre site).

Appointed on 9 September 2019 as Counsel Assisting the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission in an inquiry of undisclosed title.


Dr Mantziaris accepts oral and written instructions in English, German, Greek and Spanish.


A list of Dr. Mantziaris' publications is available here.

CV and Selected Cases

Dr. Mantziaris' CV and list of selected cases is available here.