Administrative Law (Merits Review & Judicial Review)
FOI & Privacy
Regulatory (Compliance & Investigations)
Roshan has a broad practice in commercial law and public law, including in matters involving class actions, corporations law, equity, competition law, administrative law, constitutional law, and environment and planning law. He has appeared both led and unled in trial and appellate proceedings in Federal and Victorian courts, specialist tribunals and public inquiries.
Before coming to the Bar, Roshan was an Associate to the Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC at the High Court of Australia.
Prior to that, he was an Associate at the Federal Court of Australia for two years, first to the Hon Justice Christopher Jessup and then to the Hon Justice Michelle Gordon, and a solicitor at Clayton Utz and Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
Roshan holds a Bachelor of Civil Law with Distinction from the University of Oxford, where his studies focused on restitution, conflict of laws and comparative constitutional law. He completed his undergraduate studies in law in 2008, graduating near the top of his class and receiving several academic prizes. He has published widely in Australian and foreign law journals. He has also previously taught corporations law at the University of Melbourne and worked as a Graduate Researcher at the University of Oxford.
Roshan is a Reporter for the Commonwealth Law Reports.
A selection of recent matters in which Roshan has been briefed include:
Roo Roofing Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth (Supreme Court) (including interlocutory proceedings – see  VSC 694) (led by Jim Delany QC, Dr Catherine Button and Caryn Van Proctor) (ongoing)
Kamasaee v The Commonwealth (Manus Island Class Action) (Supreme Court) (led by Jim Delany QC, Lisa Nichols and Maree Norton) (settled)
Australian Property Custodian Holdings Pty Ltd v Woolridge & Ors; Australian Property Custodian Holdings v Lewski & Ors (Supreme Court) (led by Jim Delany QC and Dean Luxton) (ongoing)
HFM045 v The Republic of Nauru  HCA 50 (led by Peter Hanks QC)
Shire of Kellerberin v Nyoni (High Court) (led by Dan Star QC)
Advice on the consistency of proposed legislative amendments with the Constitution Act 1975 (Vic) (including the applicability of “manner and form” requirements) (led by Richard Niall QC, then Solicitor General for Victoria)
Inquiry and Advisory Committee into the West Gate Tunnel Project  PPV 115 (led by Paul Connor QC)
For a complete list of cases in which Roshan has been briefed, please download his curriculum vitae.
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Qualifications: BCL (OXON) (DIST); BIR/LLB (HONS) (LA TROBE)