Before coming to the Bar, Llewellyn was a solicitor at several leading mid-tier firms in Sydney and Brisbane practising in their liability insurance and corporate recovery teams. In his varying capacities, Llewellyn’s responsibilities included the management of high-volume recovery actions and large-scale multi-party litigation.
At the Bar, Llewellyn has a broad civil practise that encompasses commercial law, personal and corporate insolvency law, class actions, competition and consumer law, professional negligence law, succession law, family law, construction law, employment law, and liability insurance law and personal injury law, both Queensland and New South Wales.
Llewellyn has appeared on trials and applications in all state courts of Queensland and New South Wales, the civil and administrative tribunals of Queensland and New South Wales and the Supreme Courts of Queensland and New South Wales. He has appeared as junior counsel on appeals to the intermediate appellate courts of Queensland and New South Wales.
On numerous occasions, Llewellyn has represented parties at mediation and in other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Llewellyn is admitted to the High Court of Australia.
Llewellyn is an associate member of 3 Wentworth Chambers, Sydney.
Liability is limited by a scheme under professional standards legislation.
2016: Master of Banking and Finance Laws (Melbourne)
2013: Master of Laws (Queensland)
2002: Diploma in Law (Legal Practitioners Admission Board, Sydney)
1996: Bachelor of Arts, History and French (Sydney)
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Competition and Consumer Law
Wills and Estates Law
Advised on and appeared on an application for the appointment of an administrator to an estate for a limited purpose in probate proceedings
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs and defendants in many and varied contractual disputes
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs in applications for statutory sale orders under the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld)
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs in applications to appoint statutory trustees for sale under the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW)
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs and defendants on applications to set aside statutory demands under the Corporations Act 2001
Advised plaintiffs and defendants regarding easement disputes
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs in medical negligence disputes
Advised on and appeared for defendants in land tax debt recovery proceedings
Advised the defendant on proceedings to vary the terms of a consumer credit contract under the Consumer Credit (Queensland) Act 1994 (Qld) and the Uniform Consumer Credit Code
Advised the defendant / cross claimant on proceedings to vary the terms of a guarantee pursuant to the Fair Trading Act 1987 (NSW) and the Australian Consumer Law
Advised on and appeared for the administrators appointed to a publicly listed resources company to extend the convening period for the second meeting of creditors under the Corporations Act 2001
Advised companies in liquidation on proceedings to recover preference payments/voidable transactions under the Corporations Act 2001
Advised on and appeared for a company in liquidation in proceedings to recover liquidated damages for insolvent trading under the Corporations Act 2001
Advised on and appeared for the plaintiff with Queens Counsel in proceedings seeking declarations that the alienation of certain property was made with the intent to defraud creditors under the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) and other ancillary ‘mareva’ style orders
Advised on and appeared for the plaintiff in an application for ‘mareva’ style orders
Advised on and appeared at a compulsory conference for defendant occupiers in multi-party common law public liability claims and associated indemnity disputes
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs in numerous NCAT residential home building disputes
Advised on and appeared for the defendant with co-counsel on an appeal from NCAT arising out of an NCAT residential building dispute
Advised on and appeared for the defendant with co-counsel in prosecution proceedings concerning contraventions of the Protection of Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW)
Advised on and appeared for the plaintiff with Queens Counsel in common law proceedings seeking damages for nervous shock caused by a number of intentional torts
Advised on and appeared for the plaintiff in common law proceedings against the NSW Police Service seeking damages for false imprisonment
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs seeking common law work injury damages under the Workers Compensation Act 1987 and the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs in numerous common law proceedings seeking damages for tortiously inflicted injuries
Advised on and appeared for plaintiffs in numerous statutory claims under the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 (Qld) and the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW)
Llewellyn is retained by Santos Limited to provide its corporate counsel with advice in relation to public liability claims, contractual claims and other insurance matters.
Llewellyn has presented
CLE seminar on the use of ‘mareva’ style orders in support of concurrent common law proceedings
CLE seminar on the ‘unconscionability’ provisions in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission Act 2001.
Llewellyn has the following memberships
Bar Association of Queensland
Bar Association of New South Wales
Bar Association of the Northern Territory