Tristan has significant experience in large commercial and construction disputes. He also acts regularly in professional negligence matters, including on behalf of barristers, solicitors, builders, building owners, owners corporations, building surveyors, architects, engineers and real estate agents.
Before joining the Bar in 2008, Tristan was a commercial litigator at Minter Ellison and Mallesons Stephen Jaques.
Published decisions in which Tristan has appeared include:
- Zhang v Oakmont Properties Pty Ltd  VSC 810
- Oakmont Properties Pty Ltd v Duan Lan Zhang & Anor  VSC 568
- Oakmont Properties Pty Ltd v Zhang (Building and Property)  VCAT 92
- O'Keeffe v Toop & Ors  VSC 421
- Ozaltay & Anor v Atilla & Anor (No 2)  VSC 764
- Johns Lyng Commercial Builders Pty Ltd v Carrington International Pty Ltd (Building and Property)  VCAT 1821
- Rees v Rees  VSC 452
- Melina Sehr v Best Hooper Ltd  VMC 32
- Metricon Homes Pty Ltd v Hooper  VSC 12
- Hooper v Metricon Homes Pty Ltd  VCAT 277
- Clarendon Homes Vic Pty Ltd v Zalega  VCAT 1202
- Sivritas v Sivritas & Anor  VSC 374
- DPP v Williams  VSC 360