Qualifications: BA (Syd); LLB (NSW)
Date of Admission: 1994
Called to Bar in NT: December 2011
Phone: (02) 4032 4503
Email: btaylor@hunterstreetchambers.com.au
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Bruce joined Hunter Street Chambers from William Forster Chambers in Darwin.  Prior to that time Bruce was Special Counsel at Minter Ellison.

Bruce initially worked as a clerk at the NSW DPP in between studies at the University of NSW.  After graduating he moved to Darwin and commenced work at Cridlands, where he undertook a variety of litigation and dispute work.  In 1999, Bruce moved back to Sydney where he worked with PriceWaterhouseCoopers Legal, and subsequently set up a boutique employment and litigation practice in the city with a colleague.

He has appeared as an advocate in various NSW and NT jurisdictions in litigation, employment/OH&S and criminal matters acting for the DPP, Legal Aid and NAAJA. He has also acted as a commercial procurement and Governance consultant to the Royal Australian Air Force; was appointed Statutory Manager of the Groote Eylandt Aboriginal Trust and was a Councillor for the Law Society of the Northern Territory. Bruce is also a nationally accredited Mediator.  Bruce has appeared in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and regularly practices in Commercial Law, Family Law, NCAT and disputed Estates.

Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia
  • Fellow the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Australia
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators

PRACTICE AREAS

Bruce’s practice areas include:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporations Law
  • Equity, including Estate disputes
  • Inquests and Commissions
  • Family Law
  • Building disputes
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution – Commercial and Family Law Mediator