Greg Young

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Historical sexual abuse
  • Intentional torts: assault, battery, false imprisonment and wrongful arrest
  • Medical Negligence
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Public and product Liability
  • Slip and falls
  • Work Health & Safety (WHS)


  • NSW
  • Court of Appeal
  • Supreme Court
  • District Court
  • Personal Injury Commission
  • Local Court
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Supreme Court
  • Northern Territory
  • Supreme Court
  • Common wealth
  • High Court


Bachelor of Economics, University of Sydney 1988
Bachelor of Laws, University of Sydney 1990
Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury, Law Society of NSW 1995

Date of admission: 2003
Called to the Bar: 2003

Professional Career

2003 to date Barrister, Sir James Martin Chambers
2002 to 2018 Lecturer, Law Extension Committee – University of Sydney: Torts
Examiner, Legal Profession Admission Board: Torts
2000 to 2003 In-house Counsel, QBE Insurance Group Limited
1998 to 2000 Senior Associate, Hicksons Lawyers
1996 to 1998 IT Content Manager, Human Solutions
1995 to 1996 Solicitor, Bruce & Stewart Turton
1990 to 1995 Solicitor, Moray & Agnew

Examples of recent cases

  • Bjekic v State of New South Wales (Western Sydney Area Health District) (2023) PIC A1 – W6221/21: Red Alert protocols for COVID-19 and “main contributing factor”
  • Lihing Wei v. Hungry Panda Au Pty Limited & Ors (2022) PIC: fatal accident of a food delivery rider; “deemed worker”
  • Central West Group Apprentices Limited v Coal Mines Insurance Limited [2008] NSWCA 348: meaning of the expression “employer in the coal industry”
  • Jessing v Pegasus Venue Management Pty Limited [2008] NSWCA 77: duty to give reasons


2003 to date NSW Bar Association Australian Lawyers Alliance
2002 to 2018 Australasian Law Teachers Association
1990 to 2002 Law Society of NSW