Steven commenced his legal career as a solicitor at a large Sydney firm before coming to the Bar in 1997.

Since that time he has maintained a broad practice with special emphasis on general commercial matters (including consumer and contractual matters), land and environment court matters (including its appellate jurisdiction, planning appeals, valuation and resumption matters) and family court matters (custody and property matters).

Steven is regularly briefed by the Department of Education and Communities in relation to matters regarding schools, including advising on the Education Act 1900 and prosecuting for breaches of that Act.

Admissions
Admitted to the Bar (New South Wales): 1997
Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales: 1988
Areas of Practice
Administrative Law
Building & Construction
Commercial Law
Consumer Protection & Competition Law
Contract Law
Education Law
Employment Law
Environmental Law
Family Law
Family Provisions / Guardianship
Human Rights / Equal Opportunity / Discrimination Law
Insurance Law
Landlord & Tenant
Local Court Matters
Mediation/ADR
Planning & Development / Local Government
Professional Negligence
Property Law
Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws: University of Sydney - 1987
Bachelor of Arts: University of Sydney - 1984
Speaking Engagements
  • What is happening on Appeal? Recent decisions of the Court of Appeal from the Land and Environment Court cases, UNSW CLE Seminar - 2011
Select Cases
  • Baffico v YMCA of Great Lakes Inc [2014] NSWCA 61
  • Rose Bay Marina Pty Limited v Woollahra Municipal Council [2013] NSWLEC 1046
  • Olsson v Goulburn Mulwaree Council & The Minister Administering the Crown Land Act 1989 [2010] NSWLEC 169
  • Addenbrooke Pty Ltd v Woollahra Municipal Council (No. 2) [2009] NSWLEC 134
  • Double Bay Marina v Woollahra Municipal Council [2009] NSWLEC 1001
  • Monaghan v Holroyd City Council; Holroyd City Council v Monaghan [2009] NSWLEC 112
  • Waqa v Technical and Further Education Commission [2009] NSWCA 213
  • Addenbrooke Pty Ltd v Woollahra Municipal Council [2008] NSWLEC 190
  • Westfield Management Limited v Perpetual Trustee Company Limited [2007] HCA 45
  • Perpetual Trustee Co Limited v Westfield Management Ltd [2006] NSWCA 337
  • HIH Casualty & General Insurance v Pade & Anor [2000] NSWCA 325

📞+61 2 9232 2283 📠+61 2 9223 4204
sflanigan@wentworthchambers.com.au

Steven Flanigan

Barrister


Steven commenced his legal career as a solicitor at a large Sydney firm before coming to the Bar in 1997.

Since that time he has maintained a broad practice with special emphasis on general commercial matters (including consumer and contractual matters), land and environment court matters (including its appellate jurisdiction, planning appeals, valuation and resumption matters) and family court matters (custody and property matters).

Steven is regularly briefed by the Department of Education and Communities in relation to matters regarding schools, including advising on the Education Act 1900 and prosecuting for breaches of that Act.

Admissions

Admitted to the Bar (New South Wales): 1997
Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales: 1988

Areas of Practice

Administrative Law
Building & Construction
Commercial Law
Consumer Protection & Competition Law
Contract Law
Education Law
Employment Law
Environmental Law
Family Law
Family Provisions / Guardianship
Human Rights / Equal Opportunity / Discrimination Law
Insurance Law
Landlord & Tenant
Local Court Matters
Mediation/ADR
Planning & Development / Local Government
Professional Negligence
Property Law

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws: University of Sydney – 1987
Bachelor of Arts: University of Sydney – 1984

Speaking Engagements
  • What is happening on Appeal? Recent decisions of the Court of Appeal from the Land and Environment Court cases, UNSW CLE Seminar – 2011
Select Cases
  • Baffico v YMCA of Great Lakes Inc [2014] NSWCA 61
  • Rose Bay Marina Pty Limited v Woollahra Municipal Council [2013] NSWLEC 1046
  • Olsson v Goulburn Mulwaree Council & The Minister Administering the Crown Land Act 1989 [2010] NSWLEC 169
  • Addenbrooke Pty Ltd v Woollahra Municipal Council (No. 2) [2009] NSWLEC 134
  • Double Bay Marina v Woollahra Municipal Council [2009] NSWLEC 1001
  • Monaghan v Holroyd City Council; Holroyd City Council v Monaghan [2009] NSWLEC 112
  • Waqa v Technical and Further Education Commission [2009] NSWCA 213
  • Addenbrooke Pty Ltd v Woollahra Municipal Council [2008] NSWLEC 190
  • Westfield Management Limited v Perpetual Trustee Company Limited [2007] HCA 45
  • Perpetual Trustee Co Limited v Westfield Management Ltd [2006] NSWCA 337
  • HIH Casualty & General Insurance v Pade & Anor [2000] NSWCA 325

?+61 2 9232 2283 ?+61 2 9223 4204
sflanigan@wentworthchambers.com.au