James Hmelnitsky SC
Tel: +612 9230 0689
Tel: +612 9221 5664
James represents a diverse range of corporate, private and government clients in commercial and revenue disputes. He appears regularly in taxation appeals in the Federal Court of Australia and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and in revenue and commercial matters in other State and Territory courts and tribunals. He has appeared in the High Court in matters involving the Corporations Law, stamp duty, income tax and GST.
James has appeared in administrative law matters on behalf of a number of Commonwealth Government agencies. James also represents media organisations and individuals in defamation and media disputes in the Supreme and District Courts. James commenced practice at the Bar in 2001 and took Silk in 2013. Between 1998 and 2001 he practiced as an attorney at Shearman & Sterling in New York.