Full Name: Mr Samuel R Horgan QC
Phone: 9225 8043
Phone: +61 3 9225 8419
Secretary: +61 3 9225 8043
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 2413
Date of Admission: 29 Feb 1988
Called to the Bar: 26 May 1988
Appointed Silk: 26 Nov 2008
Qualifications: LL.B., B.Sc. (Org. Chem.)


Sam HorganĀ QC practises in all aspects of commercial law. He has particular expertise in shipping, international sale of goods and commodities, competition law and regulated industries (gas, electricity, telecommunications, pipelines), contract law and all aspects of property law.

He accepts briefs at both trial and appellate level in all Australian jurisdictions as well as domestic and international arbitrations.

For a full list of significant cases, please refer to the full CV.

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • International Arbitration


  • Civil Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Property & Probate
  • Transport Law

Common Law

  • Intentional Torts
  • Negligence

Equity & Trusts

  • Real Property
  • Wills & Probate

International Law

  • Public International Law

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • Western Australia

Committee Memberships

  • (Chair) Energy
From 1 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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