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.
- 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
Bruce’s practice areas include:
- Commercial litigation
- Contract disputes
- Corporations Law
- Criminal Law
- Equity, including Estate disputes
- Inquests and Commissions
- Family Law
- Building disputes
- Alternative Dispute Resolution – Commercial and Family Law Mediator