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Philip Carr

Admission Year: Victoria 2013, NSW 2004

Barrister CV: Download

Contact Details

Tel: (+61 2) 9220 9800
Fax: (+61 2) 9233 4209
E-mail: philip@plcarr.com

Areas of Practice

Administrative
Alternate Dispute Resolution (including Mediation & Arbitration)
Banking, Securities and Insolvency
Commissions and Inquiries
Competition and Trade Practices
Construction Law
Corporate and Commercial
Equity
Insurance - Commercial
Misleading and Deceptive Conduct
Professional Negligence
Wills & Estates; Family Provision Act; Probate
Trade Practices; Competition

Clerk Details

Kristen Sproule
t: +61 (02) 9220 9810
e:

Philip Carr

Professional Career

After 21 years in private practice as a solicitor, Philip was admitted to the Bar with a substantial level of litigation expertise, particularly professional negligence and public liability claims. Philip’s areas of practice involve insurance and reinsurance related matters including common law claims, building and construction disputes, professional negligence claims (acting for solicitors and hospitals), commercial law, equity and Succession Act disputes and ACCC and APRA inquiries.

Philip is a NSW Bar Association approved Expert Determiner, Arbitrator and Mediator and has also served on a professional conduct committee of the NSW Bar Association.

Examples of Recent Cases

Condon and Anor v Commissioner of Taxation and Ors [2004] NSWSC(14 June 2004) – On pleading/procedure under the Corporations Act.

SZCPW v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs [2005] FCA 622 3 May 2005 – On a question of administrative law error.

Thermasorb Pty Ltd v Rockdale Beef Pty Ltd [2005] NSWSC (19 April 2005) – On the question of the interstate transfer and consolidation of proceedings.

Fostif Pty Ltd v Campbells Cash & Carry Pty Ltd [2005] NSWCA 83 (31 March 2005) – On an issue of champerty and procedure.

Bassindale v Western Area Health Service [2006] NSWSC (12 July 2006) – On the question of the administration of Interrogatories and whether they were oppressive.

SZFWZ v Minister for Immigration & Multicultural Affairs [2007] FCA (21 February 2007) – On a question of administrative law error.

SZJCM V Minister for Immigration & Citizenship [2007] FCA (26 February 2007) – On the question of administrative law error.

SZIWW v Minister for Immigration & Citizenship [2007] FCA (26 February 2007) – On a question of administrative law error.

SZGZH v Minister for Immigration & Citizenship [2007] FCA (4 April 2007) – On a question of administrative law error.

Yerbury v Macquarie University [2007] NSWSC (15 June 2007) – On the question of undertakings as to confidentiality.

Bell v Veigel; Bell v Broughton; Broughton v Veigel [2008] NSWCA 36 (20 March 2008) – On the adequacy of reasons.

Kennett and Anor v Mayrana Pty Ltd and Ors (No 9) [2008] NSWIRCOMM 106 – On unfair contracts and expert evidence.

Davis v Veigel; Davis v Broughton; Bell v Veigel; Bell v Broughton [2011] NSWCA 170 (29 June 2011) – On the adequacy of reasons, primary judge's findings credit-based - whether alleged errors in primary judge's reasoning sufficient to vitiate decision and pleadings issue - UCPR r 14.14(2)(a).

ACCC v Renegade Gas and Ors [2014] Federal Court of Australia – cartel conduct and penalty hearing.

Educational Background

LLB University of Sydney 1982

BA University of Sydney 1980