Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8.00am - 5.30pm
+61 2 92231522
+61 2 92237646
52 Marin Place,
Sydney NSW 200
Phone: +61 2 9223 1522
Dr Sean BARON LEVI is a member of the New South Wales and New York bars. He has a busy commercial & equity practice and advises and appears in matters raising issues of private and public international law and complex white collar and international crime.
He has advised or appeared in numerous matters involving conflict of laws, enforcement of foreign judgments, international trade, international arbitration, international extradition, and complex financial & international criminal matters.
He also acts in general commercial matters and corporate and personal Insolvency.
Dr Baron Levi is currently adjunct lecturer in public international law at the University of New England School of Law.
Prior to being called to the bar he practiced in the Public International Law group of New York-based law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. He acted for and advised Sovereign States and corporations in matters involving treaty-based international arbitrations, international trade, oil & gas disputes, the law of armed conflict, use of force, human rights and international criminal law.
Whilst at Dewey & LeBoeuf Dr Baron Levi established the Global Investigations & Defense practice group, which acted for States and Corporations in international investigations, white collar crime and international criminal matters.
Dr Baron Levi has provided advices to prime ministers, foreign ministers, attorneys general and justice ministers in relation to matters including the creation of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, the United Nations International Independent Investigation Commission (to investigate the assassination of Rafic Hariri), the bombing of a Lebanese port, the murder of a senior diplomat of a Persian Gulf State while on mission abroad, the state and sovereign immunities of parties to the principal litigation arising out of the bombing of the World Trade Center, and the representation of a large telecommunications company in relation to Southern Africa’s largest white collar criminal investigation.
A winner of the Chevening Scholarship from the British Foreign Office, Dr Baron Levi received an LLM and PhD in public international law from the University of Edinburgh School of Law where he was a tutor and sessional lecturer in public international and criminal law.
2010 – present:
Barrister – Sydney
2006 – 2009:
Attorney, Public International Law & Global Investigations & Defense Groups, Dewey & LeBoeuf, London
2004 – 2005:
Solicitor, Legal Aid Commission of New South Wales, criminal law
2000 – 2003:
Tutor & Lecturer in public international & criminal law, University of Edinburgh;
University of Edinburgh, PhD in public international / international criminal law
1999 – 2000:
University of Edinburgh, LLM (with Distinction), in public international law
Legal Researcher to the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales
1993 – 1997:
Macquarie University, LLB(Hons)(First Class)(Prize for graduating first place in final year law)
Commercial & Equity
Conflict of Laws
Constitutional / National Security