The Legal 500 (Legalease) has released its Asia Pacific 2024 Guide to the Australian Bar.
Alinea Chambers has been recognised as a Leading Set for Commercial Disputes, with a significant number of our barristers receiving recognition.
Alinea Chambers was acknowledged as an elite set with strong next-gen counsel for its depth of skill and experience in the commercial disputes arena, with Alinea Chambers’ barristers engaging in a broad range of practice areas across the commercial and employment spaces, for clients ranging from private individuals to large multinational companies and government entities.
All silks were recognised as Leading Silks and 10 of our juniors were recognised as Leading Juniors: recognition of the excellent and progressive work our chambers and barristers provide.
Michael Henry SC
Melanie Cairns – Melanie displays exceptional attention to detail in her work and is incredibly hard working. She is able to quickly grasp complex legal issues and get to the heart of a matter. In addition to her impressive technical legal knowledge, Melanie has an excellent understanding of her clients’ commercial drivers and is highly regarded by her clients, briefing solicitors and peers.
Patrick Holmes – Patrick is highly diligent, dependable and simply a pleasure to work with. He is also commercial and focused on meeting clients goals.
Derek Wong – Derek is extremely smart and articulate. He is also hard working. However, what instructing solicitors appreciate most about Derek is his common-sense and commerciality – this sets him apart as a true star amongst his colleagues.
Tamasin Jonker – Tamasin is incredibly smart, hard-working and prepared to roll up her sleeves and be an active part of the overall legal team.
Leanne Rich – Leanne has a number of strengths. She has an exceptional knowledge of the law and judgement, and she is dedicated and extremely hard working. Her written work is also very good.
Catherine Hamilton-Jewell – Catherine has an amazing attention to detail and ability to recall information. She is an excellent lawyer and always very well considered. Her work product is always of a very high standard and she is very user-friendly. She is an incredibly calm and considered advocate and does not fluster easily.
Our Clerk and Practice Manager, Harry Hemmings, described as ‘knowledgeable, efficient and easy to work with’, would be pleased to speak with you about our barristers’ experience and availability.