James Pearson

Contact Details

  • Called to the Bar


  • Areas of Practice

  • Qualifications

    Bachelor of Journalism, University of Queensland (2011)

    Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland (2014)

    Graduate Diploma of Legal Education, Australian National University (2015)

  • Professional experience

    Paralegal in a boutique commercial & mining firm (2013 – 2015)

  • Selected Cases

    Morton v Williams [2017] NSWSC 1506 (succession – capacity of administrator to administer the estate – application by non-beneficiary to interpose in proceedings)

    Stonewall Hotel Pty Ltd v Papantoniou [2017] NSWSC 964 (real property – lessee exercise of option – construction of rent review clause)

    Stonewall Hotel Pty Ltd v Papantoniou (No 2) [2017] NSWSC 1152 (costs)

    Mark Henry Skinner v Redmond Family Holdings Pty Limited [2017] NSWCA 237 (civil procedure)

    Mark Henry Skinner v Redmond Family Holdings Pty Limited (No 2) [2017] NSWCA 271 (civil procedure)

    Moloney v Taylor [2017] NSWCATCD 58 (statutory construction – jurisdiction)

    McKenzie v Cash Converters International Limited FCA Proceedings NSD601/2016 (interlocutory application – appeared for the National Credit Providers Association in opposition to orders for discovery – decision reserved)

    RHG Mortgage Corporation Limited v Saunders [2016] NSWSC 929 (mortgagee possession – effect of National Credit Code on enforcement of mortgage) (settled on appeal)

    RHG Mortgage Corporation Ltd v Saunders [2016] NSWSC 1037 (with C Wood) (mortgagee possession – stay)

    CJN v University of Sydney [2016] NSWCATAD 173 (administrative review – privacy law)

    Recoveries Corporation Group Ltd v American Express Australia Ltd [2016] NSWSC 771 (with T J Hancock) (contract – unjust enrichment)

    The Estate of Kati Tsilfidis; Stavrakakis v Tsilfidis [2015] NSWSC 1720 (with P. O’Loughlin) (succession – testamentary capacity – family provision)

    In the matter of Halal Meats Pty Ltd [2015] NSWSC 2041 (with T J Hancock) (corporations – statutory demand – application to set aside)