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Chris SydesPartner

Professional CredentialsDiploma of Law (SAB)


Chris Sydes is a partner of the firm and the head of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group.

Chris has an extensive, broad-based litigation practice representing institutional, corporate and private clients.  For over 25 years he has acted for banks and financial institutions, liquidators, insurance companies, corporations and licensed clubs in a diverse range of matters including commercial and insurance litigation, construction litigation, defence of Occupational Health & Safety prosecutions, employment and discrimination disputes, Trade Practices and product liability disputes and probate and estate litigation.

Chris’ practice sees him involved in all major civil jurisdictions, representing both plaintiffs and defendants alike.

Chris is married with two grown up children.  His interests include family, golf and fishing.