Neville Rochow QC – Barrister/Board Member, University of Adelaide Research Unit for Society, Law and Religion

Neville Rochow QC practices from Howard Zelling Chambers, which grew from the chambers that he, with Steve Roder (now Supreme Court Registrar), founded in 1992. He appears at first instance and on appeal in a variety of areas of commercial law, specializing in trade practices and competition matters. Mr. Rochow has had broad commercial litigation experience. He has most frequently appeared in the Federal Court of Australia (Adelaide Registry) and the Supreme Court of South Australia. He also appears in other registries of the Federal Court. Mr. Rochow has also appeared in the High Court of Australia, District Court of South Australia, South Australian Industrial Relations Court and other State and Territorial jurisdictions. He has appeared before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, the Australian Competition, and Consumer Commission, Australian Competition Tribunal and the Delegate for the Registrar of Trade Marks. The range of matters in which he has been and continues to be retained to advise and appear before superior courts include trade practices contraventions, interpretation of statues, construction of contractual terms, restraint of trade, failure to use trade marks bona fide, annual valuation of land, negligent misstatement and pure economic loss, caveats over real property titles, indefeasibility of real property title, shareholder disputes, international product liability, and sale of goods. Additionally, he now holds adjunct professorships at the law schools of Notre Dame Australia and the University of Adelaide. He teaches Jurisprudence, Remedies and Economics and Law.