Michelle Castle

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Michelle Castle was called to the Bar in 2007.

After graduating from the University of Sydney in 1991 Michelle worked as tipstaff to Justice Simon Sheller in the NSW Court of Appeal.  Thereafter Michelle practised as a solicitor with Allen Allen & Hemsley in the Construction and Arbitration department before working with, and ultimately being principal of, DGT Thompson.  It was there that Michelle became a recognised expert in the law and practice of legal costs.

Michelle is also a court appointed costs assessor and serves on the Costs Assessment Rules Committee established under the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014.

At the Bar Michelle has a diverse practice in commercial and equity matters, building and construction, bankruptcy and insolvency, corporations law, administrative law, professional negligence, succession law and costs law.

Michelle is a regular presenter of seminars and contributor to LSJ.

Areas of practice

  • Administrative
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial
  • Common Law
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations Law
  • Equity
  • Family Provision
  • Professional Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Succession, Wills & Probate

Contact information

Phone: (+61 2) 9335 3035

Fax: (+61 2) 9335 3099

Email: michelle.castle@stjames.net.au