Robert Armitage

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative / Public Law
  • Commercial
  • Common Law
  • Coronial Inquests / Commissions of Inquiry
  • Criminal Law
  • Defamation
  • Environmental Law

Date of Admission



Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) – University of Oxford
Master of Laws (LLM) – University of Sydney
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) – Macquarie University
Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Macquarie University

Prior to commencing practice at the Bar, Robert was a Legal Officer at the Election Funding Authority of New South Wales, where he advised in connection with the investigation and prosecution of individuals for campaign finance and disclosure offences. From 2007-2008, he was an Associate at the commercial law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery, where he practised in the areas of competition, corporate and media law. During 2005, he was a Judges’ Research Assistant at the Federal Court of Australia.