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Tass Liveris
William Forster Chambers

Level 1
26 Harry Chan Avenue
DARWIN NT 0800

GPO Box 4369
DARWIN NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8982 4700
Fax:
Email: tliveris@williamforster.com

Tass Liveris is a barrister at William Forster Chambers in Darwin, Northern Territory.

Year and Place of First Admission

2002, Northern Territory

Other Jurisdictions

Western Australia (2004)

High Court of Australia (2007)

Degrees

Bachelor of Laws (NTU), Bachelor of Arts (NTU)

Areas of Practice

Administrative and Public Law, Anti-discrimination, Appeals, Arbitration, Commercial Law, Company Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Engineering and Construction Law, Equity Partnerships and Trusts, Injunctions, Inquiries, Insolvency, Licensing, Motor Accidents, Personal Injury, Professional Services, Real Property, Trade Practices. 

Career

Tass is born and educated in the Northern Territory.

After he was admitted to practice in the Northern Territory, Tass worked at the Perth Office of the Commonwealth DPP for 3 years and then at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for Western Australia for 18 months. In these roles Tass gained considerable experience in summary and jury trials and appellate advocacy.

Tass returned to the Territory in March 2008 to take up a position with Clayton Utz. At Clayton Utz Tass worked in general civil litigation and acted for both private and government clients.

Tass joined William Forster Chambers in February 2010. Since then, he has acted in a wide range of matters in Northern Territory courts and tribunals and in the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court. Tass has continued to develop a diverse civil and administrative law practice including contract and tort disputes, employment law, licensing, professional services and migration law. 

Tass has served as a Councilor of the Law Society Northern Territory, including as President between October 2014 and November 2017. During his years as Law Society President, Tass held several appointments, including as a director of the Law Council of Australia. He has been a member of the Law Council executive since 2018. He was the treasurer in 2020 and is the president-elect in 2021. 

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