Joshua Grew

Admissions:

2012:

Admission as a Barrister to the High Court and Federal Courts of Australia and Supreme Court of New South Wales

2003:

Admission as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Qualifications:

2009:

Practitioners’ Certificate in Mediation, the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia, NSW.

2002:

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law, NSW.

2001:

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Griffith University, QLD;
Bachelor of Arts (Modern Asian Studies in Japanese), Griffith University, QLD.

Practice Profile:

Joshua is a barrister and mediator at Edmund Barton Chambers.

Joshua seeks to resolve disputes through appropriate dispute resolution processes – as an advocate, as a facilitator, as a mediator.

Joshua’s particular expertise is in the following practice areas:

  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial
  • Criminal (both NSW and Commonwealth offences)
  • Equity, including family provision claims
  • Family Law

Joshua is a nationally accredited and experienced mediator with the NSW Bar Association and a current member of the NSW Facilitative Dispute Resolution Special Interest Group Committee of the Resolution Institute.  He is a past member of the NSW Chapter Committee and mediation subcommittee of both the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA) and LEADR-IAMA.

Joshua is appointed to the following court panels and lists:

  • 2015-16 District Court of NSW Mediation List
  • 2016-17 Supreme Court of NSW Mediation List
  • 2016-18 Family Law Settlement Service Panel

Professional Experience:

Joshua is a director of the independent corporate advisory firm, the bioadvisory group, with a particular emphasis on commercial dispute resolution.

Joshua has significant legal and commercial experience. He was an Associate to selected senior District Court Judges over a period of seven years both in Sydney and throughout New South Wales, in both the civil and criminal jurisdictions, including in the children’s care and protection jurisdiction.

Joshua also previously consulted in Trade and Customs Services as well as International Law and Policy with the major international professional services firm, KPMG.

Joshua has lived and worked in both Japan and Spain and is fluent in French.

2010 – current:

the bioadvisory group pty ltd, Sydney
Director

2009 – 2012:

NSW Department of Justice and Attorney General, Sydney
Associate to his Honour Judge RA Sorby, District Court of NSW

2007 – 2009:

KPMG, Sydney
Consultant, Indirect Tax

2006 – 2007:

Attorney General’s Department of NSW, Sydney
Consultant Judge’s Associate, District Court of NSW
Associate to Her Honour Judge JA English
Associate to Her Honour Judge AM Ainslie-Wallace
Associate to Her Honour Judge DJ Payne
Associate to His Honour Judge RP McLoughlin SC
Associate to His Honour Acting Judge GHT Armitage QC

2005:

Hispanagar S.A., Burgos, Spain
Commercial Intern – Exports, Commercial Department

2002 – 2005:

Attorney General’s Department of NSW, Sydney
Associate to her Honour Judge JA English, District Court of NSW
Associate to his Honour Judge PR Bell, District Court of NSW

Publications/Seminars:

Memberships:

  • Resolution Institute – Appointed Member of the NSW Facilitative Dispute Resolution Special Interest Group Committee
  • French Australian Lawyers Society – Member

Language Skills:

  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Spanish