Christopher Young SC

Bar Roll: 2006 Silk: 2019
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Chris practises in commercial law and public law.  He has advised and appeared in commercial matters involving taxation, trusts, financial services, professional negligence, trustees’ duties, professional standards legislation, proportionate liability and building and construction.

He has also advised and appeared in public law matters involving constitutional law, administrative law, freedom of information and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights.

Before coming to the Bar, Chris was Associate to the Hon. Michael Black AC, Chief Justice of the Federal Court.  Prior to this he worked as Research Assistant to the Solicitor-General for Victoria, Pamela Tate SC.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Class ActionsCommercialConstitutional LawConstructionEquity & TrustsJudicial ReviewMaritimeMediationTaxes – Federal
  • Chris Young – is a reporter for the Commonwealth Law Reports
  • Chris Young – Norman O’Bryan SC and Chris Young, “A View from Outside the Vortex on Keith Mason’s Retirement Speech and the Australian Doctrine of Judicial Precedent” (2008) 82 Australian Law Journal 771
  • Chris Young – “Protecting Human Rights in the Court in the First Year of Operation of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: A Window of Opportunity?” (2007) 18 Public Law Review 88
  • Chris Young – “The History of Judicial Dissent in England: What Relevance Does it Have for Modern Common Law Legal Systems?” 32 Australian Bar Review 96
  • Chris Young – Norman O’Bryan SC and Chris Young, “A View from Outside the Vortex on Keith Mason’s Retirement Speech and the Australian Doctrine of Judicial Precedent” (2008) 82 Australian Law Journal 771
  • Chris Young – “Protecting Human Rights in the Court in the First Year of Operation of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: A Window of Opportunity?” (2007) 18 Public Law Review 88
  • Chris Young – “The History of Judicial Dissent in England: What Relevance Does it Have for Modern Common Law Legal Systems?” 32 Australian Bar Review 96

QUALIFICATIONS:

LLM (Cantab), BA, LLB

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Taxation Institute of Australia;
Member of the Human Rights Committee, Victorian Bar.

Christopher Young SC

Bar Roll: 2006 Silk: 2019
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Profile

Chris practises in commercial law and public law.  He has advised and appeared in commercial matters involving taxation, trusts, financial services, professional negligence, trustees’ duties, professional standards legislation, proportionate liability and building and construction.

He has also advised and appeared in public law matters involving constitutional law, administrative law, freedom of information and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights.

Before coming to the Bar, Chris was Associate to the Hon. Michael Black AC, Chief Justice of the Federal Court.  Prior to this he worked as Research Assistant to the Solicitor-General for Victoria, Pamela Tate SC.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

Class ActionsCommercialConstitutional LawConstructionEquity & TrustsJudicial ReviewMaritimeMediationTaxes – Federal

Cases

Publication

  • Chris Young – is a reporter for the Commonwealth Law Reports
  • Chris Young – Norman O’Bryan SC and Chris Young, “A View from Outside the Vortex on Keith Mason’s Retirement Speech and the Australian Doctrine of Judicial Precedent” (2008) 82 Australian Law Journal 771
  • Chris Young – “Protecting Human Rights in the Court in the First Year of Operation of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: A Window of Opportunity?” (2007) 18 Public Law Review 88
  • Chris Young – “The History of Judicial Dissent in England: What Relevance Does it Have for Modern Common Law Legal Systems?” 32 Australian Bar Review 96
  • Chris Young – Norman O’Bryan SC and Chris Young, “A View from Outside the Vortex on Keith Mason’s Retirement Speech and the Australian Doctrine of Judicial Precedent” (2008) 82 Australian Law Journal 771
  • Chris Young – “Protecting Human Rights in the Court in the First Year of Operation of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: A Window of Opportunity?” (2007) 18 Public Law Review 88
  • Chris Young – “The History of Judicial Dissent in England: What Relevance Does it Have for Modern Common Law Legal Systems?” 32 Australian Bar Review 96

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

LLM (Cantab), BA, LLB

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Taxation Institute of Australia;
Member of the Human Rights Committee, Victorian Bar.