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Campbell, James
Direct Tel: +61 2 9146 3560
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

James Campbell is an Associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Sydney Office.  He joined the firm in 2021.  His practice focuses on complex litigation, including class actions, regulatory proceedings and cross-border disputes. He is dual-qualified in Australia and New York.

Prior to joining the firm, James clerked for the Hon. James L B Allsop AO, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia.  He previously worked as a Teaching Associate at Monash Law School and a solicitor at a leading international law firm. He also has experience working across politics and government and has a strong interest in human rights and public interest litigation.

James holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from Monash University, where he received the University Medal in Law and the Victorian Supreme Court Prize.  In 2019, James completed his Master of Laws at the University of California, Berkeley (Dean’s List), where he studied as a General Sir John Monash Scholar.

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law
    (LL.M., 2019)
    • Dean’s List
  • Monash University
    (LL.B., First Class Honours, 2017)
    • University Medal
    • Victorian Supreme Court Prize
  • Monash University
    (B.A., Politics and Criminology, 2017)
  • The Supreme Court of Victoria
  • The High Court of Australia
  • State Bar of New York
  • ‘European Court of Justice finds asylum seeker may not be subjected to a psychological test to determine sexual orientation’ Rights Agenda (April 2018)
  • ‘Federal Court orders Australian Government to remove refugee children from Nauru to receive appropriate mental health treatment’ Rights Agenda (May 2018)
  • ‘Corporate group and director fined $7.8 million for “egregious” breaches of Future of Financial Advice obligations’ (2018) 247 Corporate Law Bulletin 6