Chadwick Wong

QUALIFICATIONS  BA (USyd), LLB (Hons I) (USyd), LLM (Distinction) (ANU)
ADMITTED  2014    BAR  2023

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
PHONE  9225 7999
MOBILE  0478 580 654

Chadwick Wong, BA (USyd), LLB (Hons I) (USyd), LLM (Distinction) (ANU)


  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitration Mediation ADR
  • Australian Defence Force
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Competition Law
  • Computers / IT
  • Constitutional
  • Corporations
  • Criminal Law
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Environment
  • Equal Opportunity / Discrimination
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration / Migration
  • International / Conflicts of Law
  • Native Title
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Torts (Other Than PI)
  • Trade Practices




Chadwick practises primarily in public law, commercial and regulatory law, and white-collar crime. He has particular interests in regulatory investigations and inquiries, international law and anti-discrimination.

Before coming to the Bar, Chadwick had a broad career spanning the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. He was most recently General Counsel at Grata Fund, a public interest litigation funder, working on cases involving climate litigation, gender discrimination and First Nations rights in the High Court and Federal Court. Previous roles have included Acting Principal Solicitor and Senior Solicitor at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre specialising in strategic litigation, Associate at Allens working on regulatory investigations and disputes, and Adviser at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, advising on public law and policy, including in national security.

Chadwick was also Associate to the Hon Justice Mortimer, now Chief Justice of the Federal Court.

As a solicitor he has acted in matters involving foreign bribery and corruption allegations, anti-dumping investigations, sex, race and disability discrimination allegations, novel negligence claims and numerous judicial review challenges. He has also appeared before several parliamentary inquiries and has acted for clients before UN Committees.

Chadwick holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Relations from the University of Sydney, where he was awarded a number of academic prizes. He also has a Master of Laws specialising in International Law (with Distinction) from the Australian National University

Chadwick is reading with Fiona Batten. His senior mentor is Neil Clelland KC.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.