Stuart Clark

Partner, Sydney

+61 2 9353 4158
Stuart Clark


Bachelor of Arts, Macquarie University (1979)
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Macquarie University (1979)
Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors (2013)

Admitted to Practice

New South Wales (1980)
High Court and Federal Courts of Australia (1980)
Victoria (1988)
Australian Capital Territory (1988)
South Australia (1990)

Stuart is entitled to practise in the courts and tribunals of all Australian States and Territories.


  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association (Co-Chair of the International Class Actions Committee)
  • Law Council of Australia
  • New South Wales Law Society
  • Editorial Board of In-House Counsel Journal
  • International Bar Association

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Stuart writes and speaks regularly in relation to the defence of class actions and complex litigation. Examples of his publications include:

"Theories of product liability and the Australian Consumer Law" (2013) 21Competition & Consumer Law Journal 1 (with Dr Jocelyn Kellam and Mikhail Glavac)

"Australia" in Paul G Karlsgodt (ed.) World Class Actions: A Guide to Group and Representative Actions Around the Globe (Oxford University Press, 2012) (with Dr Jocelyn Kellam and Larissa Cook).

"The Past Present and Future of Product Liability and Other Mass Tort Class Actions in Australia" (2009) 15(2) University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum reprinted in (2009) 32(3) UNSWLJ (with Christina Harris).

"The push to reform class action procedure in Australia: Evolution or Revolution" (2008) 32 Melbourne University Law Review 775 (with Christina Harris).

"Representative Actions - A review of 15 years product liability class actions litigation in Australia - Part 1" (2008) 16 Trade Practices Law Journal 166 (with Dr Jocelyn Kellam and Christina Harris).

"Representative Actions - A review of 15 years product liability class actions litigation in Australia - Part 2" (2008) 16 Trade Practices Law Journal 249 (with Dr Jocelyn Kellam and Christina Harris).

"Class actions in Australia: (Still) a work in progress" (2008) 31 Australian Bar Review 63 (with Christina Harris).

"Enforcing US and Other Foreign Judgements in Australia - What are the Rules?" 75 Defense Counsel Journal 244 (2008) (with Dugan Cunningham & Rob McEvoy).

"Obtaining Evidence in Australia for Use in the US and Other Hague Convention Countries" 73 Defence Counsel Journal 235 (2006) (with Christina Harris).

"Gross negligence", (2001) 12(3) Insurance Law Journal 150 (with Ross McInnes).

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