Kirralee Young

Admission Year: 2013

Contact Details

Now at 6 St James Hall
Tel: (+61 2) 9236 8687
Fax: (+61 2) 9221 8686

Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Equity & Trusts
Tax & Revenue Law

Clerk Details

Kristen Sproule

Kirralee Young

Professional Career

Kirralee Young is a barrister at Blackstone Chambers

Prior to coming to the Bar, Kirralee was a commercial and corporate solicitor who had practised in commercial and corporate law for many years at leading international law firms in Australia and overseas. She has acted for large multinational clients (corporates and government sectors) predominantly in the technology, telecommunication and defence industries and has significant experience negotiating multinational technology and telecommunication arrangements across multiple jurisdictions and resolving disputes efficiently and costs effectively.

At the Bar, she now regularly appears in commercial and equity matters in various courts and tribunals across Australia. She has extensive experience in relation to equity, commercial and contractual disputes, judicial and merits review matters as well as revenue matters. Having been a prior Assistant Crown Solicitor in NSW and having worked for the Commonwealth Government for many years she has an acute and real understanding of issues affecting government and statutory agencies. Kirralee was the winner of the Con Varnavas Award for the highest aggregate score in the NSW Bar Exams in 2013. In 2013 Kirralee was appointed a costs assessor under the Legal Profession Act 2004 by the Chief Justice of New South Wales. Professional Experience: Assistant Crown Solicitor, NSW Crown Solicitor's Office Senior Associate, Allen & Overy LLP Senior Associate, Minter Ellison

Examples of Recent Cases

Attia v Health Care Complaints Commission [2017] NSWSC 178

Mortimer v Lusink & Ors [2017] QCA 1 

Roberts v NSW Land and Housing Corporation [2017] NSWCATAP 9

In the matter of Antaeus Group Pty Ltd ACN 146 865 018 [2016] NSWSC 1606 

Kaspersky Lab UK Ltd v Hemisphere Technologies [2016] NSWSC 14

Geoffrey Granger as joint and several administrator of ACN 165 098 617 Pty Ltd v ACN 165 098 617 Pty Ltd  [2016] FCA 474

Verner v Giannaros [2016] NSWSC 242

Mortimer v Lusinck & Ors [2016] QSC 119 

Grills v Leighton Contractors Pty Limited [2015] NSWCA 72 

Verner v Giannaros [2015] NSWSC 1406

Esplanade Wollongong Pty Limited v Commissioner of State Revenue [2015] NSWCATAD 228

Grills v Leighton Contractors Pty Limited (No 2) [2015] NSWCA 348

Macquarie Bank Ltd v The Two Eagles Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 367

Margaret Baker-Crooks v Stephen and Allison Burnett [2014] NSWCATCD 136

Ziliotto v Hakim [2013] NSWCA 359


Educational Background

LEADR Mediation Course

Master of Laws (Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Defamation), University of New South Wales Bachelor of Laws, University of Newcastle Bachelor of Commerce, University of Newcastle