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Justin Carroll



+61 (02) 9100 0889



Sydney, Australia

Level 30, 133 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

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About Justin

Justin is a commercial disputes partner and has practised in the Middle East, the UK and Australia.  Justin’s practice focuses mainly on public and professional liability, insurance coverage issues, defamation, property damage and engineering claims.  Justin has acted for clients in state and federal court proceedings in Australia as well as in arbitral proceedings under the ICC, LCIA and DIAC rules.   


Justin’s clients include insurers and insureds, litigation funders, company directors, professionals and small and medium businesses. 


"Justin aims to deliver sensible dispute resolution advice in order to help you arrive at litigation outcomes that make commercial sense and allow you to get on with your business."

- Justin Carroll, BlackBay Lawyers

Practice Focus

Justin key practice areas include:

  • Professional Negligence

  • Property Damage Claims

  • Insurance Coverage Disputes

  • Defamation

  • Employment & Workplace Disputes Litigation

  • International Arbitration


  • Advising a Middle East bank on a AED 40 million indemnity dispute with its insurers over flood damage caused to the bank’s IT equipment

  • Acting in a London arbitration for the former CEO of a publicly listed GCC telecommunications company in a USD 250 million D&O coverage dispute

  • Acting for litigation funders in a USD 10 million arbitration against an oil services engineering firm arising out of defective modifications to an onshore oil rig

  • Advising a UK banking group on the use of credit insurance for the purpose of complying with the EU’s Capital Requirements Regulation 2013

  • Acting for clients in professional negligence claims brought against their legal advisers for inadequate advice and the negligent conduct of proceedings

  • Advising various insureds on business interruption cover as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns

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