Christopher Palmer represented the successful first respondent in the High Court’s disposition of an application for special leave to appeal ([2017] HCASL 119) from the NSW Court of Appeal’s latest word on contractual construction and Sanderson Orders, Zhang v ROC Services (NSW) Pty Ltd; NTI Ltd v Zhang [2016] NSWCA 370; (2016) 93 NSWLR 561. Christopher appeared for the successful first respondent in the NSW Court of Appeal and at trial in the NSW Supreme Court.


The Honourable Ian Vitaly Gzell, a former Justice of the NSW Supreme Court, Queen’s Counsel and 5 Selborne Head of Chambers, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the judiciary, to estate and trust law, to the advancement of professional development and to the performing arts.