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Dr Simon Blount

 

Contact Details

Phone: +61 2 9223 1522
Email: simon.blount@statechambers.net

Date of Admission to the Bar

2005

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Equity and Family Provision
  • Insurance
  • Property and Possession

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (UNSW)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (UNSW)
  • Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours (UNSW)
  • Diploma of Arts

Appointments

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame, Australia, School of Law, Sydney

  • Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

  • Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

  • Research Fellow (0.5), University of Sydney

Publications

Books

  • 2015 Electronic Contracts: 2nd ed (Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths)
  • 2009 Electronic Contracts: Principles from the Common Law (Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths)

Articles

  • 2017 "eConveyancing: principles, platforms and procedures" LSJ Issue 38 October 2017 (82). With C. Martin.
  • 2009  “When are Emails Writing?” 47(8) LSJ 56
  • 2009  “Implied Terms in Web Page Contracts for the Sale of Software” 47(1) LSJ 56
  • 2008 “Agreeing to Terms in Web Page Contracts” 46(11) LSJ 74
  • 2008 “Click Signatures in Webpage Contracts” 46(10) LSJ 70

Languages

German

 


Practice Overview

Simon practices in the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the Federal Court and the District Court in the areas of Administrative Law, Appeals, Commercial Law, Equity, Insurance and Property. He represents clients at mediation and is the author of Electronic Contracts 2nd ed published by LexisNexis Butterworths.


Recent Cases

Administrative Law

State of New South Wales v Stockwell [2017] NSWCA 30.  Statutory interpretation. S Flett

StateCover Mutual Ltd v Cameron [2015] NSWCA 127.  Statutory interpretation. King SC

Southwell v Equity Trustees Limited [2015] FCA 536. Appeal from Superannuation Complaints Tribunal.  

Equity

Idrizovska v Saliu [2015] NSWSC 1642. Constructive trust.

Matthew Francis Horne v Raymond Charles James anor [2015] NSWSC 465.  Specific performance.
Corsaro SC

Tulloch (deceased) v Braybon anors (No2) [2010] NSWSC 65. Undue Influence. Taylor SC

Insurance

Mercy Centre Lavington Ltd v Kiely & ORS [2017] NSWSC 1234. Judicial Review.
Robinson SC

Cook v City of Sydney [2015] NSWSC 1904.  Judicial Review.

Cullen v Woodbrae Holdings Pty Ltd [2015] NSWSC 1416. Judicial Review.

Commercial, Property and Possession

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group v Laurence James Pola [2013] NSWSC 1502. Sale at an undervalue.  Wright SC

Prio as executrix of the estate of John Prio v Willmott anor. 2012/20866. Leave to appeal to court of appeal.

Atkinson anor v Crowley [2011] NSWSC 194. Leave to appeal.

Cazazure Pty Limited v Murrumbidgee Estate Developments Pty Limited [2010] NSWDC 136. Misleading and deceptive conduct. Wright SC.