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 has appeared as counsel in a variety of courts and tribunals, with the majority of his work within the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Tasmania. He is highly respected for his courtroom advocacy, both at trial and on appeal.

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

  • Negligence
  • Workers compensation
  • Fatal Accidents Act actions
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Debt and insurance disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Estate disputes
  • Defamation
  • Administrative law
  • Criminal law

While working for Phillips Taglieri, in 2016 Alex was part of a duty lawyer pilot scheme designed to provide legal representation and advocacy to vulnerable clients in the Magistrates Court of Tasmania.

In almost a decade, Alex has developed an excellent reputation for the quality of his litigation work. His list of selected cases below speaks for itself. He is well regard by clients for giving pragmatic and simple advice.

With qualifications and experience is STEM, Alex is particularly sought-after as a legal practitioner in matters involving complex scientific, engineering, and technical evidence.

Alex currently serves on the Law Society of Tasmania’s Litigation Committee.

Alex enjoys motorcycling and is a passionate golfer.

Selected cases

Mosaic Support Services (Tas) v Woolley [2023] TASSC 27

Brocklands Pty Ltd v Tasmanian Networks Pty Ltd [2019] TASSC 26; 13 ARLR 228 and on appeal [2020] TASFC 4

Cooper v Neubert [2017] TASSC 33

Neubert v Neubert v Cooper [2017] FamCA 829

JAGD v State of Tasmania [2021] TASCCA 16, 34 Tas R 250

State of Tasmania v Herlihy [2019] TASSC 5; 29 Tas R 356

Warner v MAIB [2019] TASSC 6; 29 Tas R 416; 87 MVR 324

 

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