Rico Jedrzejczyk (pronounced “Yen-Jay-Chik”)
Rico was called to the Bar in 2012 and has a broad commercial and taxation practice. He is ranked as recommended junior counsel for Technology, Communications and Media matters by the Doyle’s Guide to the legal profession.
Rico’s recent experience includes:
- Acting for insurers in proceedings arising out of a claim for indemnity in excess of $1 billion by parties involved in the Queensland floods class action litigation.
- Acting for Gina Rinehart in arbitration and court proceedings involving disputes over family trusts.
- Appearing for the Seven Network in various matters, including proceedings arising out of the termination of the Yahoo!7 joint venture.
- Acting for reinsurers in litigation concerning a $750 million claim by the National Australia Bank in respect of losses incurred in selling interest rate hedging products in the United Kingdom.
Rico regularly appears for taxpayers and the ATO in taxation matters.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Rico was an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP in New York City, where he acted for clients including AIG and Morgan Stanley in litigation involving credit default swaps and other financial products.
Rico completed his law degree at Sydney University and has a Master of Laws from Columbia University in New York.