James Lockhart SC



Class Actions


Commissions of Inquiry

Competition (Antitrust)

Consumer Protection

Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency



James Lockhart has a commercial practice appearing and advising in complex commercial disputes. He has significant experience in disputes of the following type:

  • general commercial
  • competition and regulatory
  • corporations
  • insolvency
  • professional liability

He has significant experience in class actions, as well as in private arbitrations.

His clients include Qantas, KPMG, Ramsay Health Care, Deloitte, various company liquidators (e.g. Bell Group, HIH, Babcock & Brown), REST Super, Allianz, AON.

He is listed in Chambers & Partners 2021 Asia-Pacific and Global barrister rankings for Dispute Resolution. He is also listed in the Best Lawyers 2023 list published by the Australian Financial Review for Litigation and Class Action Litigation.

James Lockhart SC