Antony Newman is a barrister with nearly 20 years’ experience in commercial law.
His broad commercial dispute resolution practice includes class actions, construction and mining disputes, corporate and financial services matters, property and leasing disputes, insurance, bankruptcy and insolvency, restraint of trade and employment disputes.
Antony also has a significant defamation practice, representing plaintiffs in various matters arising from publications across the media spectrum.
Antony has appeared in the Queensland Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts, the Federal Court of Australia as well as various Tribunals, including the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission. He also frequently appears in mediations.
Admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in 1999 after two years of articled clerkship, Antony worked as a solicitor in Australia and London, including at leading international law firms in both countries, prior to his being called to the Bar in 2013.
Bar Association of Queensland
Antony was admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in February 1999, having completed two years’ articles of clerkship prior to that.
Over the next 14 years Antony worked in both Brisbane and the City of London, including at leading international law firms. His worked focused on corporate, regulatory and insurance matters. An interest in insurance led to an appointment as in-house Counsel at the Society of Lloyd’s for approximately two years.
Antony commenced practice at the Bar in Queensland in 2013.
Master of Laws, University of Queensland
Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland
Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland