Peter Newton SC

Contact details
Phone +61 2 8226 2381
Fax +61 2 8226 2399
Email Peter Newton

Barrister: 1997 (Appointed Senior Counsel 2021)
Solicitor: 1993

Solicitors’ Admission Board DipL

Practice Areas
Banking & finance
Competition & consumer law
Contract law
Corporations law
Equity & trusts
Insolvency & bankruptcy
Succession law

With well over 20 years of experience, Peter has a broad civil litigation practice encompassing advisory and advocacy work. Peter has advised on and appeared in cases varying from small claims through to complex disputes in the Supreme Courts of various states, New South Wales Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Australia at first instance and on appeal and in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Since 2019, Peter has served as a part-time member of the Migration and Refugee Division of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. In this capacity, he hears and determines applications to review decisions by the Department of Immigration refusing or cancelling visas under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) and Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth).

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