- Practice Groups
- Personal Injury
- Public and Administrative
- Private Client
1982 Called to the Bar
1984 Called to Bar of New South Wales
2008 Qualified for Direct Access from businesses and individuals
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Sebastian is an established member of Tanfield Chambers, practising mainly in Property and Family matters. He enjoys the wide experience of having learnt the many different aspects and types of advocacy and forensic skills that must be mastered as a barrister, having originally practiced as a criminal and general common law lawyer.
Sebastian believes that many of the cases of which he has special experience (commercial, business and property disputes) are well suited to the Bar’s Public Access scheme. As a result he is qualified to take on such cases from businesses and the general public.
Sebastian has a very personable attitude to his clients and they often comment on his sensible yet robust approach to his work.
Outside work he enjoys spending time with his family, rugby and singing.
Litigation concerning high value divorce cases and real property division between cohabiting partners and unmarried parents.
Sebastian also has experience in litigation relating to all aspects of real property disputes, mortgages and trusts of land.
He also has experience in the handling of disputes between former business partners and between suppliers and customers and within litigation relating to housing, contractual disputes and general common law.
Railtrack PLC v John Murphy PLC  2 EGLR 48, CA;  2P&CR D12
Perrett v Collins and Others  2 Lloyd's Rep 255, CA
Church Commissioners for England v Al-Emarah  1 WLR 633
CA Cook v Southend Borough Council  2 WLR 61, CA
Quietlynn Limited v Southend Borough Council  2 WLR 61, ECJ
M v BBC  1 FLR 229
Re M (Child Support Act)  2 FLR 90
Re M (Minors) 'The Times' 22/02/1990; Sharma v Kirwan and Coppock  1 CLY 1850; Betts v Dolby  3 CLY 232; 'The Times' 23/06/1998; Bassett Road Housing Association v Gough  6 CL 362; McBride v Basildon & Thurrock Hospital NHS Trust  4 CLY 165
Member, Family Law Bar Association
BA (Classics) AKC King’s College London
Diploma of Law City University
Independent Disciplinary Tribunal Member: RFU