Gary Smith

Barrister

Email: smith@jackshand.com.au
Telephone: 02 9233 7711
Fax: 02 9232 8975

Mr Gary Smith acts on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in common law, motor accident, work injury damages and professional negligence litigation.  Mr Smith also practices in commercial litigation and criminal law. 

Mr Smith appears mainly before the Supreme and District and Courts, although also appears in CARS assessments, the Local Courts and various other Tribunals.  While practicing mostly in Sydney, Mr Smith also appears regularly in Newcastle, Wollongong and other country areas throughout New South Wales.

Previous occupation
Solicitor in Newcastle, practicing predominantly common law, motor accidents and criminal law. He obtained a Law Society Specialist Accreditation in personal injury law.

Education
B.LegS (Macquarie University)

Areas of Practice
Common Law, Motor Accidents, Commercial Litigation, Criminal

Admitted to practice
19 February 1993

Admitted to Bar
23 February 2001

Selection of appearances
Kemp v Alway [2003] NSWCA 123
AV Jennings v Thomas [2004] NSWCA 309
Brown v Lewis (2006) 65 NSWLR 587
Hickey’s Transport v Gordon [2008] NSWCA 167
Johnstone v State of NSW [2010] NSWCA 70
Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v RTA [2010] NSWCA 328
Singler v Ferguson [2010] NSWCA 325
Andy’s Earth Works Pty Ltd v Verey [2012] NSWCA 32
Oyston v St Patrick’s College [2013] NSWCA 135

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