Ari Katsoulas

Barrister


Ari specialises in Commercial and Equity disputes and litigation. He has particular experience in estate/succession disputes including family provision claims.

He regularly appears as an advocate in most State and Federal Courts and Tribunals as well as at mediations and settlement conferences.

Prior to being called to the Bar, Ari worked in the Corporate and Commercial legal team at a PwC Australia, providing expert advice in relation to commercial contracts, corporate insolvency, corporations law, shareholder rights, security documents (including mortgages), venture capital and private equity, and effective investment structures.

Ari is regularly briefed to advise and appear in complex commercial, trust, and estate matters.

Ari holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University.

Admitted to the Bar (New South Wales): 2014

Bankruptcy & Personal Insolvency
Building & Construction
Commercial & Contract Law
Corporation Law & Insolvency
Equity & Trusts
Family Provision Claims
Intellectual Property, Media & Internet Law
Insurance Law
Mortgage & Finance Law
Property Law
Succession,  Probate, Wills & Estates

Member, New South Wales Bar Association
Member, Commercial Law Association of Australia
Member, Bar Association of Queensland
JADE Expert Panel, Consumer Protection Law

Published judgments include:

    • 11.21: Probate Disputes: Testamentary Capacity, Knowledge and Approval and Undue Influence Paper delivered at the Langham Legal Seminar.
    • 09.21: Director Duties in Statute and Equity: Recent Cases Paper delivered at the Langham Legal Seminar.
    • 06.15: Family Provisions Claims in New South Wales: An Overview Paper delivered to the Langham Legal Seminar.
    • 04.15: Preliminary Discovery for Online Piracy: Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited [2015] FCA 317 (2015) Paper delivered to the Langham Legal Seminar.
    • 04.15: Additional Damages for Infringement – Section 126(2) of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) Paper delivered to the Langham Legal Seminar.
    • Discrimination, Harassment and Professional Responsibility Paper delivered at The Tilbury Group Legal Seminar, 2015 – 2019.

Ari also publishes legal articles, posts and CPDs at his website.

?+61 2 8915 2006 ?+61 2 9223 4204
akatsoulas@wentworthchambers.com.au

Ari Katsoulas

Barrister


Ari specialises in Commercial and Equity disputes and litigation. He has particular experience in estate/succession disputes including family provision claims.

He regularly appears as an advocate in most State and Federal Courts and Tribunals as well as at mediations and settlement conferences.

Prior to being called to the Bar, Ari worked in the Corporate and Commercial legal team at a global professional services firm, providing expert advice in relation to commercial contracts, corporate insolvency, corporations law, shareholder rights, security documents (including mortgages), commercial contracts, venture capital and private equity, and effective investment structures.

Ari is regularly briefed to advise and appear in complex commercial, trust, and estate matters.

Ari holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University.

Admissions

Admitted to the Bar (New South Wales): 2014

Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy & Personal Insolvency
Commercial & Contract Law
Corporation Law & Insolvency
Equity & Trusts
Family Provision Claims
Intellectual Property, Media & Internet Law
Insurance Law
Mortgage & Finance Law
Property Law
Succession, Will & Estates

Professional Memberships

Member, New South Wales Bar Association
Member, Commercial Law Association of Australia
JADE Expert Panel, Consumer Protection Law

Select Cases

Published judgments include:

Speaking Engagements

  • Discrimination, Harassment and Professional Responsibility Paper delivered at The Tilbury Group Legal Seminar, 2015
  • Family Provisions Claims in New South Wales: An Overview Paper delivered to the Langham Legal Seminar, June 2015
  • Preliminary Discovery for Online Piracy: Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited [2015] FCA 317 (2015) Paper delivered to the Langham Legal Seminar, April 2015
  • Additional Damages for Infringement – Section 126(2) of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) Paper delivered to the Langham Legal Seminar, April 2015

?+61 2 8915 2006 ?+61 2 9223 4204
akatsoulas@wentworthchambers.com.au