© 2017 Sebastian De Brennan. Barrister at Law

PRACTICE

AREAS

While Sebastian is willing to consider briefs in most areas of the law, he has worked - as either a solicitor and a barrister - in the following areas :​

  • Administrative Law (including Working with Children Checks).

  • Contested Wills.

  • Children’s Court matters (Sebastian has a special interest in these matters having served in his younger years as a youth policy consultant, on the Federal Government’s National Youth Roundtable, as well as a Consultative Committee Member of the Australian Clearing House for Youth Studies at the University of Tasmania).

  • Coronial Inquests & Commissions of Inquiry (was the solicitor for the family in the Robert Laudisio ‘Brazilian Taser’ case as well as the Soldiers’ Death in Afghanistan Case).

  • Criminal Law.

  • Disciplinary Tribunals.

  • Employment Law/Labour Law/Industrial Law.

  • Education Law.

  • Family Law.

  • Human Rights (e.g. represented Connor McLeod in his complaint against the Reserve Bank in the Australian Human Rights Commission to have tactile markings incorporated on Australian banknotes for the visually impaired).

  • Migration (formerly a Registered Migration Agent).

  • Public Law.

  • Sports Law (e.g. rugby league judiciary and defending high profile sportspeople charged with offences).

  • Wills & Estates.

  • Work Health and Safety.

Sebastian accepts briefs in all Australian states and territories in both metropolitan and country areas. He is open to and familiar with alternative dispute resolution such as conciliations and mediations.