Greg Waugh SCCONTACT DETAILS
Phone: (+61)(02) 9223 5894
Fax: (+61)(02) 9221 7183
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CLERK: Bob Rymer
Phone: (+61)(02) 9232 4016
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Silk: Appointed Senior Counsel in 2017
Barrister: 3 August 1990
Solicitor: 22 December 1983
Degrees and accreditations
B. Comm (Accounting, Finance, Systems) University of New South Wales (1983)
LLB, University of NSW (1983)
Practical Legal Training Course, College of Law (1983)
Property law (including conveyancing disputes, mortgages, leases, rights of way, easements and proprietary estoppel)
Wills, probate and succession (including family provision claims, testamentary capacity and validity of wills)
Greg was called to the Bar in 1990 and appointed Senior Counsel in 2017. Before coming to the Bar, he was a litigation solicitor for 6 years, in Wollongong and in Sydney.
Greg has a general equity and commercial practice. He appears most regularly in the Supreme Court of NSW. However he has considerable experience appearing in many different courts, tribunals and jurisdictions, including in common law cases concerning negligence.
Greg has a particular interest in contract law, property law, trusts, wills and deceased estates. In the area of property law, he has experience appearing for and advising clients in relation to many different types of disputes, including disputes about rights of way, easements, leases, mortgages, caveats, contracts for sale of land, specific performance, failed joint ventures, Crown land, strata title, constructive trusts, resulting trusts, unconscionable conduct, and estoppel. In the area of deceased estates, he has experience in advising and appearing for clients in cases concerning the validity and construction of wills, testamentary capacity and family provision claims.
For further information about Greg, please also see his CV.
Greg has represented clients in many successful mediations and informal settlement conferences over a considerable number of years. He has completed intensive courses on the theory and practice of mediation and welcomes briefs to represent parties at mediations.
As a member of 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers, Greg can also provide access to the Floor’s purpose built mediation rooms located on the 3rd floor of Selborne Chambers.
Greg is often called upon to present continuing professional development seminars for the College of Law and the University of New South Wales. He has given seminars in the area of contract law: on rescission and repudiation of contracts (in 2004, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2017), on damages for breach of contract (in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015 and 2017) and rectification (in 2016); and in the area of wills and estates, on family provision claims and notional estate (in 2012, 2016 and 2017), on revocation of probate and costs in probate and estate litigation (in 2011, 2012 and 2014).