Radhika WithanaCONTACT DETAILS
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Barrister: 28 September 2012
Solicitor: 4 December 2009
BA (Hons) (Class 1), University of New South Wales (UNSW)
LLB (Hons) (Class 1), University of Sydney
- Appellate (criminal and civil)
- Administrative law
- Commercial law & equity
- Competition & Consumer law
- Constitutional law
- Criminal law
- Professional discipline
- Royal Commissions/commissions of inquiry
Radhika is regularly briefed in both civil and criminal matters. For information about selected cases, in which Radhika has acted please see her CV.
"Admissions", ASIC Seminar Series, 9 May 2019
"Expert evidence", ASIC Seminar Series, 25 May 2017
“Evidence law”, 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers Evidence Law Seminar Series for Solicitors, 17 March 2016
“Actual and Apprehended Bias”, 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers Administrative Law Seminar for Solicitors, 20 August 2015
“The Law of Estoppel and Sidhu v Van Dyke  HCA 19”, Seminar at Arnold Bloch Liebler (Sydney), 11 September 2014
“s 109 Inconsistency”, 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers Constitutional Law Seminar for Solicitors, 21 August 2014
“To freeze or not to freeze: overview of the requirements for freezing orders and recent case law developments”, Law Society of NSW CPD presentation, 13 February 2014
- "Offers of Compromise and Calderbank Offers: Overview of recent case and changes to the UCPR" , Seminar at Australian Business Lawyers, 30 October 2013
“Principles of Interpreting Commercial Contracts”, Seminar at William Roberts Lawyers, Sydney, 27 August 2013
"Overview and discussion of ACCC v Google  HCA 1”, Competition Law Discussion Group, hosted at Herbert Smith Freehills, Sydney, 17 April 2013
“Case note: Offers of compromise under the UCPR and Calderbank offers: Whitney v Dream Developments Pty Ltd  NSWCA 188”, Bar News, Summer 2013.
"Orders to Freeze: The implied jurisdiction of the Local Court to grant freezing orders" (2013) Law Society Journal, Vol 51, October issue.
“‘Neither adopt nor endorse’: ACCC v Google  HCA 1 settles the line of authority on misleading and deceptive conduct involving intermediaries”, (2013) (21)(3) Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law 152
“Tax and GST liability of limited partners not limited” (2013) Law Society Journal, Vol 51, June issue
“Case note: Commissioner of Police v Eaton  HCA 2” (statutory construction), Bar News, Autumn 2013, pp9-11.
"The Availability of Restitutionary Remedies in the Context of an Illegal Contract: Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Haxton; Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Bassat; Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Cunningham's Warehouse Sales Pty Ltd (2012) 286 ALR 12 (2012) 24(1) Bond Law Review148.
Jennifer Hambleton and Radhika Withana, "Bid-rigging in the Queensland construction and building industry: ACCC v TF Woollam & Sons Pty Ltd" (2012) 20(2) Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law 109
Politics, Law, Power: Theorising the relationship between international law and foreign policy during international crises (2008) (Kluwer Law International)
Shirley V Scott and Radhika Withana, “The Relevance of International Law for Foreign Policy Decision-Making when National Security is at Stake: Lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis” (2004) 3(1) Chinese Journal of International Law 162
Australia & New Zealand Society of Law and History annual conference, “The Politics of International Law”, 14 August 1999 University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
- Australian Association of Constitutional Law
- NSW Bar Association