Alex Kendall BSc-LLB (Hons), Grad Dip Leg Prac

Senior Associate

“The law fascinates me, and I strive to use every legal and practical resource at my disposal to obtain the best outcome for my clients. There is nothing more rewarding as a lawyer than being thanked by a client for a job well done.”

Alex regularly appears as counsel in a variety of courts and tribunals including: Supreme Court of Tasmania, Family Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Magistrates Court of Tasmania, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Motor Accidents Compensation Tribunal, and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal.

Specialising only in litigation, Alex has an interest in the following areas of law:

  • Negligence
  • Assault and battery claims in tort
  • Debt and insurance disputes
  • Defamation
  • General administrative law
  • Criminal law

While working for Phillips Taglieri, Alex was part of a duty lawyer pilot scheme designed to provide legal representation to vulnerable clients in the Magistrates Court of Tasmania.

Alex joined the legal profession in 2015 after working in the legal and government sectors. In early 2016, Alex was placed on the High Court Register of Practitioners, entitling him to appear for clients in all federal courts and tribunals.

While studying for his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Tasmania, Alex completed a Bachelor of Science, majoring in analytical chemistry. Alex has a particular interest in matters involving complex technical, scientific or engineering issues. Educated in Launceston, Alex returned to Hobart in 2015 to take up his current position with Phillips Taglieri. Alex maintains a strong family presence in the north of the state and works with clients in all areas of Tasmania.

Alex is a passionate State Emergency Service member. He enjoys photography and four-wheel driving.

Selected cases

Brocklands Pty Ltd v Tasmanian Networks Pty Ltd [2019] TASSC 26 and on appeal [2020] TASFC 4

Cooper v Neubert [2017] TASSC 33

Neubert v Neubert v Cooper [2017] FamCA 829

State of Tasmania v H [2018] TASWRCT 23

State of Tasmania v Herlihy [2019] TASSC 5

Warner v MAIB [2019] TASSC 6


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