James Lockhart SC



Class Actions


Commissions of Enquiry

Competition (Antitrust)

Consumer Protection

Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency



James Lockhart has a wide ranging practice involving the following disputes: general commercial, competition and regulatory, corporations, arbitration, insolvency, general equity, real property, professional liability and inquiry work. He also has extensive experience in representative (class) actions, acting for the lead class applicant and for defendants.

He regularly appears in the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the High Court and various regulatory tribunals including the Australian Competition Tribunal conducting cases both at trial and on appeal.

He is listed in the Litigation category of the Australian Financial Review’s survey of best Australian lawyers (2008-2017). He is listed in Doyle’s Guide in Leading Commercial Litigation and Disputes Silks – Sydney. He is also listed in Chambers Global.

James Lockhart SC