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24 October 2014

List A Welcomes New Readers – Dr Ben Gauntlett, Tim Maxwell & Chris Tran

Dr Ben Gauntlett

Prior to coming to the Bar, Ben worked at Freehills for four years in commercial litigation, as an Associate to The Honourable Justice Kenneth Hayne AC at the High Court of Australia and as Counsel Assisting the Solicitor-General of the Commonwealth.

His practice areas include administrative law, arbitration, commercial law, common law, competition and consumer law, constitutional law, criminal law, insolvency, international law, regulatory investigations, restraint of trade and tax, at first instance or an appellate level.

Ben holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Western Australia, where he completed his Law (Hons) and Commerce degrees and was ranked first out of 192 graduating Law students. At a post-graduate level, he has completed a Master of Laws at New York University (as a Hauser Global Scholar) focusing on Corporate and Competition Law, where he won the Betty Bock Prize for Competition Policy, and a D.Phil. in Law from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

Ben is now available to accept briefs. Enquiries regarding availability and fees can be made by contacting his clerk at List A on 9225 8444. Click here to view Ben’s full profile.

 

Tim Maxwell

Before coming to the bar Tim spent six years at Allens, in the competition and commercial litigation departments, leaving as a Senior Associate.

Tim’s practice has included complex commercial disputes, trade practices litigation, class actions, constitutional law, administrative law and regulatory investigations. He also has experience in international arbitration.

Tim has undergraduate honours degrees in law and philosophy from the University of Melbourne, where he received a number of academic prizes, including the Deacons Graham & James contract law prize and the Hastie Scholarship in philosophy.

He also obtained a Masters degree with honours in philosophy from the University of Cambridge as the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust’s Fulton Australia Scholar.

Tim is now available to accept briefs. Enquiries regarding availability and fees can be made by contacting his clerk at List A on 9225 8444. Click here to view Tim’s full profile.

 

Chris Tran

Chris practises in commercial, public and appellate criminal law.

Before coming to the Bar, he worked for 18 months at King & Wood Mallesons in Melbourne and as an associate to the Honourable Justice KM Hayne of the High Court.

Chris holds undergraduate degrees in Arts and Law (Honours) from the University of Melbourne, where he graduated with the Supreme Court Prize and eight first-in-subject prizes. He also holds a Master of Laws from Harvard University, where he studied as a Menzies Scholar. At Harvard, he was awarded a Dean’s Scholar Prize for both Administrative Law and Constitutional Analysis. He has published widely on administrative law, competition law, constitutional law and WTO law.

Chris is now available to accept briefs. Enquiries regarding availability and fees can be made by contacting his Clerk at List A on 9225 8444. Click here to view Chris’s full profile.