Admitted to practice in NSW, ACT, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Fiji and England and Wales (as a solicitor)
Robert Newton's main practice areas are in commercial law and equity. He has a special interest in insolvency related matters, both corporate and personal. He also has considerable expertise in engineering and construction law. A significant strength is knowledge and experience gained through many years working closely with commercial, financial and accounting professionals.
Main practice areas
- Commercial law
- Insolvency (both corporate and personal)
- Engineering and construction law
LLB (Sydney 1974)
LLM (Hons) (UTS, 1999)
Since 2000 Robert has practiced full time as a barrister based in NSW. He has conducted matters within NSW, interstate and overseas in a wide variety of courts, and tribunals and through alternative dispute resolution.
He has 27 years prior experience as a solicitor, including several years as a partner of a large firm.
He has given expert evidence on Australian insolvency laws in the USA and Greece.
As well as holding a current practising certificate in NSW Robert also maintains one in Fiji. He is willing to accept briefs in all Australian jurisdictions and Fiji.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
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