1994, New South Wales
High Court, Federal Courts and Tribunals, New South Wales, Vanuatu, New Zealand and the Northern Territory
BA (Syd) LLB (Syd), MBA (MGSM)
Areas of Practice
Administrative and Public Law, Anti-discrimination, Appeals, Arbitration, Commercial Law, Company Law, Defamation Media and Internet Law, Employment Law, Engineering and Construction Law, Equity Partnerships and Trusts, Injunctions, Inquiries, Insolvency, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International Law, Licensing, Mining Resources and the Environment, Professional Services, Real Property, Trade Practices and Town Planning
Wade was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia in July 1994, having completed his legal studies at the University of Sydney.
Wade practiced as a solicitor in Sydney for some six years, before being called to New South Wales’ independent Bar.
In 2002, after graduating from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management with a Masters in Business Administration, Wade and his family relocated to the Territory where Wade took up employment as a commercial litigation Special Counsel with Clayton Utz.
Since 2002 Wade has practiced in the Territory with brief sojourns overseas to Vanuatu and New Zealand.
As a solicitor Wade practiced as a commercial litigator with a strong focus on Banking and Insolvency, Administrative, Company, Construction, Professional Indemnity, Employment and Trade Practices law.
Wade was called to the NT Bar in August 2009.
Wade is a former member of the Northern Territory Medical Board, a former Treasurer of the NT Bar Association and the current Deputy Chair of the Law Society’s Disciplinary Tribunal.
He is the current President of the NT Bar Association.
Julian Wade Roper
William Forster Chambers
26 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 4369
DARWIN NT 0801
Tel: + 61 (0)8 8982 4700
Fax: + 61 (0)8 8941 1541