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Julian Vertoudakis

Julian Vertoudakis


Julian is a Solicitor in Herbert Smith Freehills’ Dispute Resolution group.



Julian has experience working on commercial matters including disputes with regulators, class actions, and advising in relation to administrative law and freedom of information issues.

Julian’s litigious experience includes:

  • acting for a listed energy company defending proceedings brought against it by the Australian Energy Regulator in relation to the black system event which occurred in South Australia in 2016
  • defending a class action brought against a formerly listed company alleging breach of its continuous disclosure obligations in relation to an engineer, procure and construct contract
  • acting for a major bank in relation to the Financial Services Royal Commission and advising another listed company in relation to the Aged Care Royal Commission.

He also has experience in transactional legal fields, including in relation to financial services regulation, investment funds, and public capital markets transactions.


Julian holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and a Bachelor of Economics (Distinction) from the University of New South Wales. Julian was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia in 2018.