Kevin Tang

  • Called to NSW Bar : May 2013
  • Admitted as Solicitor: Dec 2003
  • Contact

    T: +61 2 8231 5945


  • Called to NSW Bar : May 2013
  • Admitted as Solicitor: Dec 2003
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

    Master of Laws (2011- 2012)
  • University of Sydney, Australia

    Master of Laws (2009 - 2010)
  • University of Sydney

    Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (2000 – 2002)
  • University of Newcastle, Australia

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (1995 – 1999)
  • 2014

    Member of Eighth Floor Wentworth Chambers
    Commercial Law, Contracts and Equity (Real Property, Trusts and Wills & Estates) in the Supreme Court NSW.

  • 2011 & 2014+

    Tutor in Contract Law
    University of Sydney Australia

  • 2011- 2012

    Researcher to Professor Norman Palmer CBE QC
    3 Stone Buildings Lincoln’s Inn Fields London UK

  • Apr 10 - Jul 11

    Associate/Tipstaff to Hon. Justice Michael Pembroke (Expedition Judge)
    (Equity Division) Supreme Court of New South Wales

  • Jun 07 – Jun 09

    Litigation Solicitor – Building & Construction Law – Mediation/Arbitration
    Clayton Utz Lawyers Sydney

  • Mar 2005 - Jun 2007

    Litigation Solicitor – Commercial Dispute Resolution
    Deacons (Norton Rose Fullbright) – Sydney Australia

  • 2003 - 2004

    Associate/Tipstaff to the Hon PA Bergin (former Chief Judge in Equity)
    Supreme Court of New South Wales
    List Judge of the Commercial List and Technology & Construction List

  • Kevin Tang is a commercial law barrister and practises in :

    • Contract law
    • Equity/trusts
    • Real property
    • Administrative law

    Mr Tang was educated in Law at the University of Sydney (LLM) and the London School of Economics (LLM) (UK). Despite having a focus on commercial equity, fraud and breakdown of business relationships, Mr Tang accepts briefs in a wide range of jurisdictions and areas of law eg. wills and estates, judicial advice, shareholder disputes, sale of goods and building & construction. He appears in all jurisdictions and in matters raising difficult property law issues, migration law cases and complicated trust arrangements.

    Mr Tang also advises and acts in ecclesiastical/canon law matters concerning clergy discipline and professional standards. He has also acted for charitable institutions and religious organisations seeking advice. He is a member of the Ecclesiastical Law Society of the United Kingdom.

    Mr Tang appears frequently as counsel in final hearings (and appeals) in the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He has appeared as leading or sole counsel in the NSW Court of Appeal, the Supreme, District and Local Courts, the Federal Court (including Full Federal Court), the Federal Circuit and various tribunals (NCAT and AAT).

    Mr Tang also acts in arbitrations and mediations for parties in the Asia Pacific Region.
    Mr Tang also speaks Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and French (fluently).

    Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Kevin practised as a solicitor in large commercial law firms in Sydney in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution. He was also a Judge’s Associate in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and worked for the Hon. PA Bergin SC (former Chief Judge in Equity), the Hon. WV Windeyer and the Hon. Justice MA Pembroke in the Equity Division.

    Kevin Tang