John Tarrant

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Barrister: 2012

SJD, University of WA
LLM, Australian National University
LLB (First Class Honours), University of New England
Graduate Diploma in International Law, University of Sydney
Graduate Diploma in Military Law, Australian National University
Master of Defence Studies, University of NSW
BCom, University of Melbourne
BA, University of New England
BSc, University of New England

Practice Areas
Commercial law
Common law
Contract law
Corporations law
Equity & trusts
Insolvency & bankruptcy

John came to the bar in 2012 after a diverse career spanning more than 30 years. His previous experience includes an initial career as a practising accountant, followed by roles as general manager of a private mining company and a decade as a mining and oil and gas entrepreneur, before commencing a career as a legal academic in 2004. He is also a Legal Officer in the Royal Australian Air force Reserve.

John has published widely on many areas of law and is the author of three books:

Amending Final Judgments and Orders (The Federation Press, 2010)
Disqualification for Bias (The Federation Press, 2012)
Deregistration and Reinstatement of Companies and Schemes (Lexis Nexis, 2013)

He has also published journal articles on topics encompassing contract law, property law, corporations law, mistaken payments, the theft principle, Mareva orders, unit trusts, construing of court orders, tenant’s fixtures, student loans and bankruptcy, bailment, military law, and international humanitarian law.

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