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Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame, Australia, School of Law, Sydney
Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales
Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales
Research Fellow (0.5), University of Sydney
Dr Simon Blount practices in the areas of administrative law, appeals, commercial law and equity, insurance, and wills and probate in the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the Federal Court, and the District Court. He is the author of Electronic Contracts 2nd ed (Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths 2015) and has the knowledge and experience to provide smart solutions for his clients.
Simon is a PhD from the University of New South Wales and is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame School of Law. Simon has for many years lectured the emerging generation of legal professionals at the University of New South Wales
Simon is an advocate for the rights of asylum seekers. Away from law Simon is fluent in German and enjoys classical music, an outcome from his career performing as a principal player with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZMTA (2019) 264 CLR 421; 93 ALJR 252;  HCA 3. *S Prince. Administrative Law: PRINCIPLE Materiality of error in establishing a denial of procedural fairness.
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZMTA & Anor  HCATrans 34 (16 February 2018). Special Leave. Administrative Law.
Anthony Skates v Hills Industries Ltd 2020/219415 NSWCA (25 February 2021) Administrative Law-Statutory Interpretation. Decision reserved.
Capar v SPG Investments Pty Ltd (t/as Lidcombe Power Centre) (2021) ALMD 747;  NSWCA 354. Administrative Law - Statutory Interpretation. *S Flett.
Booth v Fourmeninapub Pty Ltd  NSWCA 57: *M Cranitch SC – Administrative Law - Statutory interpretation
Bluescope Steel (AIS) Pty Ltd v Sekulovski  NSWCA 136 – Administrative Law – Statutory Interpretation. * M Robinson SC
Hee v State Transit Authority of New South Wales (2019) 100 NSWLR 274; 287 IR 200;  NSWCA 175 – Administrative Law – Statutory Interpretation *S Flett
El Wasfi v State of New South Wales  NSWCA 332. Malicious prosecution: *M Cranitch SC
State of New South Wales v Stockwell  NSWCA 30. Administrative Law: Statutory interpretation of workers compensation legislation. *S Flett
StateCover Mutual Ltd v Cameron (2015) 13 DDCR 272  NSWCA 127. Administrative Law: Statutory interpretation of workers compensation legislation. *L King SC
Prior as executrix of the estate of John Prior v Willmott anor. 2012/20866 Commercial Law: Leave to appeal from decision of District Court
Atkinson anor v Crowley  NSWCA 194. Commercial Law: Leave to cross-appeal against decision of Supreme Court.
Sullivan v St George Community Housing Co-op Limited  NSWCA 230. Administrative Law: Principle: no appeal to the Court of Appeal from a statutory appeal to the District Court.
Valantine v Technical and Further Education Commission (2007) 166 IR 459; 97 ALD 447;  NSWCA 208. Administrative Law: Principle: In administrative proceedings a party cannot be compelled to produce documents in contravention legal professional privilege or in contravention of the privileges against self-incrimination and exposure to penalties. *R Lovas
Specialist Diagnostic Services Pty Ltd t/as Laverty Pathology v Aisha Naqi  NSWSC 1791 – Judicial Review – Insurance
Skates v Hills Industries Ltd  NSWSC 837 – Judicial Review – Insurance.
Starr v Pendergast Painting Pty Ltd  NSWSC 725 – Judicial Review – Insurance
Martinovic v Workers Compensation Commission of New South Wales  NSWSC 1532 – Judicial Review- Insurance
Ljubisavljevic v Workers Compensation Commission of New South Wales  NSWSC 1358: Judicial Review – Insurance. M Robinson SC
Hanna v Delta Electrical and Security Pty Ltd  NSWSC 1127. Judicial Review - Insurance
IAG Ltd (t/a NRMA Insurance) v Chahoud (2019) 89 MVR 87;  NSWSC 767. Judicial Review
Blendell v Byrne  NSWSC 583. Equity – Family Provision
Mercy Connect Ltd v Kiely  NSWSC 1421 . Administrative Law - Insurance
Cobar Shire Council v Harpley-Oeser  NSWSC 964 . Administrative Law - Insurance
Lansom v Lansom  NSWSC 763 Procedural - improperly obtained evidence
New South Wales v Hill  NSWSC 541. Administrative Law - Insurance
Department of Education v TF  NSWSC 1569 Judicial Review - Insurance
Mercy Centre Lavington Ltd v Kiely  NSWSC 1234. Judicial Review - Insurance *M Robinson SC.
McKeough v Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales  NSWSC 868 Judicial Review – Insurance
Lando v Rawlinson & Brown Pty Ltd  NSWSC 328 – Procedural – transfer of proceedings
Department of Education and Communities (NSW) v Kaur  NSWSC 346 Judicial Review - Insurance
Boldi v Crozier  NSWSC 2015 Procedure – joinder of beneficiary in family provision proceedings.
Cook v City of Sydney  NSWSC 1904. Administrative Law - Insurance
Idrizovska v Saliu  NSWSC 1642. Equity - Constructive trust - equitable fraud.
Cullen v Woodbrae Holdings Pty Ltd  NSWSC 1416. Administrative Law - Insurance
Wilkinson v Leussink Pty Limited  NSWSC 1369. Administrative Law - Insurance
Nicholas v Astute Hire Pty Ltd  NSWSC 711 – Procedural - amendment
Ryder v Sundance Bakehouse  NSWSC 526. Administrative Law – Insurance
Matthew Francis Horne v Raymond Charles James anor  NSWSC 465. Equity – specific performance. * F Corsaro SC
Kolundzic v Quickflex Constructions Pty Limited  NSW 1523. Administrative Law – Insurance
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group v Laurence James Pola  NSWSC 59 – Procedural – costs
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group v Laurence James Pola  NSWSC 1502. Possession - cross claim for sale at undervalue. *Wright SC
McGarry v NSW Local Health Network  NSWSC 1110 – Procedural – amendment
McGarry v NSW Local Health Network  NSWSC 1109 – Procedural – interrogatories
George v Wombo Lane Pty Ltd  NSWSC 660. Administrative Law – Insurance
Bukorovic v Registrar of the WCC  NSWSC 507. Administrative Law – Insurance
Tulloch (deceased) v Braybon anors (No 2)  NSWSC 65. Equity - undue influence. *P Taylor SC
Borg v Registrar of the WCC  NSWSC 1389. Administrative Law – Insurance
Hollows v Macquarie University  NSWSC 820. Administrative Law – Insurance
Jerrick v Greyhound and Harness Racing Regulatory Authority and anor  NSWSC 203 Administrative Law *Cranitch SC
Rose v Boxing NSW Inc anor  NSWSC 20. Equity - associations – denial of procedural fairness. *M Robinson SC
AWN 17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (2019) 164 ALD 287;  FCA 440 Administrative Law - Migration
SZMTA v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (2017) 255 FCR 215;  FCA 1055 Administrative Law - Migration
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZUXN (2016) 69 AAR 210;  FCA 516 Administrative Law - Migration
SZQDS v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship  FCA 396 Administrative Law – Migration
Southwell v Equity Trustees Limited  FCA 536. Commercial - Statutory Appeal – Superannuation.
Jones v Evans  FCA 320. Orders under s 18C Racial Discrimination Act. *R Goot SC.