Premala Thiagarajan

Bar Roll: 2012 Admitted: 2003
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Premala practises in commercial and public law.  She has particular experience in corporations, equity and trusts, tax, competition, banking and finance and insolvency.  She also has public and regulatory law experience and has acted for and against regulators.

Premala has over 14 years’ experience as a litigator, specialising in high-value, complex commercial disputes, especially in the banking and finance sector.  She has a broad range of experience in both commercial and public law, acting in cases before the House of Lords, the Privy Council, the European Court of Human Rights and in international arbitrations.

Before coming to the Bar, Premala was a senior associate in the litigation and dispute resolution group at Clifford Chance LLP, London, and a solicitor at Freehills, Melbourne.

 

 

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ArbitrationBanking & FinanceClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConflicts of LawConstitutional LawCorporationsEmployment and Industrial RelationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyInsuranceInternational ArbitrationJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMining and ResourcesStructured FinanceSuperannuationTaxes – FederalTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA, LLB (Hons), BCL (Oxon)

Premala holds a Bachelor of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford where she studied as a Menzies Scholar.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Commercial Bar Association’s Insurance and Professional Negligence Sub-Committee;
Member of the Monash/Supreme Court Commercial Seminar Series Committee.

Premala Thiagarajan

Bar Roll: 2012 Admitted: 2003
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Profile

Premala practises in commercial and public law.  She has particular experience in corporations, equity and trusts, tax, competition, banking and finance and insolvency.  She also has public and regulatory law experience and has acted for and against regulators.

Premala has over 14 years’ experience as a litigator, specialising in high-value, complex commercial disputes, especially in the banking and finance sector.  She has a broad range of experience in both commercial and public law, acting in cases before the House of Lords, the Privy Council, the European Court of Human Rights and in international arbitrations.

Before coming to the Bar, Premala was a senior associate in the litigation and dispute resolution group at Clifford Chance LLP, London, and a solicitor at Freehills, Melbourne.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

ArbitrationBanking & FinanceClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConflicts of LawConstitutional LawCorporationsEmployment and Industrial RelationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyInsuranceInternational ArbitrationJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMining and ResourcesStructured FinanceSuperannuationTaxes – FederalTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BA, LLB (Hons), BCL (Oxon)

Premala holds a Bachelor of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford where she studied as a Menzies Scholar.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Commercial Bar Association’s Insurance and Professional Negligence Sub-Committee;
Member of the Monash/Supreme Court Commercial Seminar Series Committee.