James Steedman specialises in commercial litigation. He has spent the last 15 years focusing on corporate disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy, building and construction disputes, consumer and competition matters, mining tenement disputes, property law, banking and finance matters, contractual disputes and intellectual property matters. James is a senior partner in Lavan’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team.
James regularly appears at hearings in the Supreme and Federal Courts, he has appeared as junior counsel to the Western Australian Court of Appeal and the New South Wales Court of Appeal.
His extensive experience is sought in all aspects of litigation by prominent public and private companies, financial institutions and charitable organisations. James is also regularly involved in estate planning and estate matters.
Banking and finance
Corporations law and related matters
Five year articles (1995)
Bachelor of Business
Curtin University (1985)
High Court of Australia (1995)
Doyle's Guide (Will and Estates Litigation) Leading Lawyer, 2019
Doyle’s Guide (Wills and Estates Litigation) Recommended Lawyer, 2017
Doyle’s Guide (Wills & Estates Litigation) Leading Lawyer, 2016