Richard Perrignon

Mr. Perrignon has practised as a barrister-at-law since 1992, and was appointed a part-time judicial member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal in 2007.

At the Bar, he continues to appear from government, corporate and private clients in a wide range of civil and criminal litigation.

In civil litigation, he has appeared in the Supreme Court of NSW, the NSW Court of Appeal, the NSW of Court of Criminal Appeal, the High Court, the Federal Court of Australia, the Licensing Court, the Land and Environment Court, the District Court and Local Courts.

In criminal proceedings, he has appeared as defence counsel, and crown prosecutor for the Director of Public Prosecutions, State and Commonwealth.

Practice areas:

•    Government law
•    Discrimination
•    Personal Injury law
•    Administrative law
•    Commercial law
•    Equity
•    Deceased estates
•    Trade Marks and copyright
•    Local Government law
•    Valuation law
•    Taxation
•    Liquor licensing
•    Customs
•    Crime
•    Personal injury law
•    Equal Opportunity (Anti-Discrimination) Law
•    Revenue Law
•    Appellate advocacy
•    Privacy and Freedom of Information 

Mr. Perrignon has practised as a barrister-at-law since 1992. In 2007, he was appointed a part-time judicial member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal in 2007, and sat in its Revenue and Equal Opportunity Divisions, and on its Appeal Panel, until 2014 when the Tribunal was superseded by the Civil and Administrative Tribunal of NSW (NCAT). Mr Perrignon was appointed a Senior Member of NCAT from its inception on 1 January 2014, and hears cases in its Revenue, Equal Opportunity and Privacy lists, and on its Appeal Panel. He was appointed a part-time member of the Workers Compensation Commission in October 2010, and continues to conciliate and determine workers compensation disputes in Sydney and regional areas. He is a nationally accredited mediator, on the Supreme Court and District Court lists of mediators.

Mr. Perrignon has lectured in law at the University of Notre Dame, Sydney. He has taught as a pupil-master at the Bar. He contributes to legal and other journals on a regular basis.

Recent publications:

•    “Cracking the Drugs Code: Judicial attitudes harden toward expert evidence”, Law Society Journal, July 2007

•    “Hurt on duty: Police appeals move to private profession”, Law Society Journal, August 2006



Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Email:
richard.perrignon@stjames.net.au

Tel:
+61 2 9237 0516

Fax:
+61 2 9237 0515