Robert Kaye SC


Telephone

(02) 9236 8640

Email

rkaye@stjames.net.au

LinkedIn

Assistant

Telephone

(02) 9236 8642

Email

mkortum@stjames.net.au

About

Commencing 1 April 2017, Robert will focus his practice exclusively as an accredited mediator. His principal mediation focus will be commercial and estate/wills disputes.

In the conduct of his practice as a barrister, Robert Kaye SC has acted for many financial institutions and commercial enterprises, both public and private and given both legal and strategic advice.

Robert has had significant mediation experience and been involved in the successful resolution of complex commercial disputes. 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (University of Sydney)

Master of Laws (Honours) (Cambridge University)

Background

Robert Kaye SC was admitted to legal practice in 1978 and employed as a solicitor at Allen Allen & Hemsley Solicitors.

Thereafter he pursued his legal career at the NSW Bar and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003, practicing in commercial law.

He has been involved extensively in an array of commercial matters both advisory and litigious in nature and served on a number of NSW Bar Association committees including the Professional Conduct Committee.

Areas of Practice

Appellate

Banking & Finance

Commercial

Equity

Property

Trade Practices & Competition

Appointments

Chairman, Collins Foods Limited (Director effective 7 October 2014, Chairman effective 25 March 2015)

Former Director, UGL Limited (effective 10 August 2015)

Chairman, Spicers Limited (Director September 2012, Chairman effective 28 March 2013)

Director, Magontec Limited (effective 16 July 2013)

Chairman, Macular Disease Foundation Australia (effective August 2016)