Samuel
Walpole

Called to the Bar in 2021

Contact

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Samuel
Walpole

Called to the Bar in 2021

Areas of Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Appellate
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Competition and Consumer
  • Contract and General Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Corporate and White Collar Crime
  • Defamation
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Freedom of Information
  • Insurance
  • Professional Discipline and Regulatory
  • Transport

Overview

Samuel Walpole practises in commercial, regulatory and public law.
  1. Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Qld) 2016
  2. Bachelor of Laws (Hons I, University Medal) (Qld) 2016
  3. Bachelor of Civil Law (Dist) (Oxon) 2019

Prior to being called to the Bar, Samuel was Associate to the Hon Chief Justice Allsop AC of the Federal Court of Australia and to the Hon Justice Philippides of the Queensland Court of Appeal. He also worked as a Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission in the areas of Corporate Crime and Financial Services Regulation.

Samuel holds Bachelors of Arts and Laws (First Class Honours) degrees from the University of Queensland, from which he graduated as Law Valedictorian and with the University Medal in Law. He subsequently read for the Bachelor of Civil Law at Wadham College, Oxford as an Oxford-Hackney Scholar, graduating with Distinction.

Samuel is an Adjunct Fellow at the University of Queensland, where he lectures in the postgraduate Commercial Equity course. His publications have appeared in a number of domestic and international journals, including the Law Quarterly Review, Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Australian Journal of Administrative Law and Trusts & Trustees.

Samuel is also the co-editor of The Law of Civil Penalties (Federation Press, 2023).

  1. Committee Member, Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (Queensland Branch) (from 2021)
  2. Fellow, Australian Centre for Private Law (from 2021)
  3. Consultant, Australian Law Reform Commission (2021)
  4. Committee Member, Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (Queensland Branch) (from 2021)
  5. Adjunct Fellow, University of Queensland (from 2020)
  6. Director, University of Queensland Law Alumni Association (from 2019)
  1. Administrative Law/Maritime Regulation – Brisbane Marine Pilots Pty Ltd v General Manager of Maritime Safety Queensland and Ors [2021] QCAT 436 (led by JD McKenna KC)
  2. Admiralty – Costamar Maritime Inc v The Ship “SEAPRINCESS” (FCA Proceeding QUD196/2021) (unled)
  3. Admiralty – Phoenix Maritime & Trading Inc v The Ship “Darya Sati” (FCA Proceeding QUD76/2023) (unled)
  4. Aviation – Ausgenex Pty Ltd v Singapore Airlines Limited (FCA Proceeding QUD196/22) (unled)
  5. Bankruptcy – Kaminski v Monsour (FCA Proceeding QUD256/2022) (led by PP McQuade KC)
  6. Charitable Trusts – The Presbyterian Church of Queensland Incorporated by Letters Patent v Attorney-General for the State of Queensland (QSC Proceeding BS5437/21) (led by AM Pomerenke KC)
  7. Charitable Trusts/UnconscionabilityCatalyst Townsville SPV No 1 Pty Ltd v The Presbyterian Church of Queensland (QSC Proceedings BS5900/21, 12562/21, 14920/21) (led by AM Pomerenke KC)
  8. Contract – Dyno Nobel Moranbah Pty Ltd v CH4 Pty Ltd & Ors (QSC Proceeding BS2296/23) (led by AW Duffy KC)
  9. Contract/Arbitration – Santos TOGA Pty Ltd & Ors v KGLNG E&P Pty Ltd & Ors (QSC Proceeding BS15114/21) (led by SL Doyle KC)
  10. Corporate Crime/Federal Jurisdiction Palmer & Anor v Magistrate Pinder, CDPP and ASIC  (QSC Proceedings BS8553/23 and BS9402/23) (unled)
  11. Criminal Appeals – R v HCO [2023] QCA 103 (unled)
  12. Equity and Trusts – Bence & Anor v Leggett & Ors (QSC Proceeding 11828/18) (led by MR Hodge KC)
  13. Equity and Trusts – McMahon & Ors v Aynsley & Ors [2022] QSC 140 (led by JD McKenna KC)
  14. Equity and Trusts/Insolvency – Park, in the matter of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 3) [2022] FCA 1301 (led by AM Pomerenke KC)
  15. Freedom of Information – Re Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Prime Minister of Australia (AAT Proceeding) (led by JD McKenna KC)
  16. Freedom of Information – Re Patrick and Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (AAT Proceeding) (led by JD McKenna KC)
  17. Freedom of Information/Privacy – Re Wilson and Australian Information Commissioner [2023] AATA 458 (unled)
  18. Insolvency – Queensland Nickel Sales Pty Ltd v Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 3) [2022] FCA 564 (led by AM Pomerenke KC)
  19. Joint Ventures/Foreign Law –Australia Pacific LNG (CSG) Pty Ltd v Bronco Energy & Ors (QSC Proceeding BS1333/23) (led by JM Horton KC)
  20. Marine Insurance – Keri Lee Charters Pty Ltd v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd (FCA Proceeding QUD469/2022) (led by M Harvey KC)
  21. Migration – Alconce v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs (FedCFamC2G Proceeding SYG759/2019)
  22. Practice and Procedure – Park, in the matter of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq) [2022] FCA 667 (led by AM Pomerenke KC)
  23. Privacy/Taxation – McEwan v Office of the Australian Information Commissioner & Anor [2022] FCA 955; [2022] FCA 1452; [2022] FCA 1488 (unled); [2023] FCAFC 137 (led by Dr RC Schulte)
  24. Privilege – Sea Swift Pty Ltd v Torres Strait Island Regional Council [2023] QSC 160 (led by AW Duffy KC)
  25. Regulatory Crime – Summary trial for offence under Bankruptcy Act  (unled)
  26. Yachtbroking/Preliminary Discovery – Marine Imports Australia Pty Ltd & Anor v Taddei & Ors (FCA Proceeding QUD268/2022) (unled)

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