Dr Steven Churches

Dr Steven Churches

Dr. Steven Churches

Phone 8410 3672

Email schurches@ejchambers.com.au

Admitted to Practice 1976

Signed Bar Roll 2006

Other Information

Dr. Churches has appeared as presenting counsel in the High Court in:

Bropho v WA;

Webster v Lampard;

McNamara v Credit Tribunal and the RTA;

Ferdinands v Commissioner for Public Employment.

 

He has appeared as junior counsel in the High Court in:

Minister for Immigration v Teoh;

Wilson v Mathews;

Abebe v Commonwealth;

Bass v Permanent Trustee;

Yougarla v WA;

Minister for Immigration v SGLB;

Minister for Immigration v B

Areas of Practice

Commercial

  • Competition
  • Appellate (Commercial)
  • Restraint of Trade

Criminal

  • Appellate (Criminal)
  • Extradition
  • Proceeds of Crime/Money Laundering
  • Traffic

Public/Administrative

  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Native Title
  • Social Security & Veteran Entitlements
  • Appellate (Public/Administrative)
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Customs
  • Extradition
  • Immigration Law
  • Judicial Review & Administrative Law
  • Merits Review
  • Privacy/Freedom of Information
  • Proceeds of Crime

Industrial/Employment

  • Appellate (Industrial/Employment)
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts & Restraint of Trade
  • Industrial Disputes & Statutory Employment
  • Rights
  • Public Sector Appeals

Family Law & Guardianship

  • Appellate (Family Law & Guardianship)

Common Law/Personal Injury

  • Workers Compensation
  • Appellate (Common Law/Personal Injury)
  • Judicial Review – Motor Accidents
  • Judicial Review – Workers Compensation

Appellate

  • Civil Appeals
  • Criminal Appeals

Equity

  • Appellate (Equity)

Environment & Planning

  • Appellate (Environment & Planning)
  • Environmental & Planning Offences
  • Local Government
  • Merit Appeals

Inquests/Inquiries

  • Commissions and other Inquiries
  • Coronial Inquests

International

  • Choice of Law
Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards legislation.