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julian blanchard


The principal of Blanchard Legal is Julian Blanchard who is a 30+ year qualified lawyer with broad experience:

  • As general counsel (for ASX listed Billabong International and also in regional general counsel roles for Wyndham Vacation Ownership and Schneider Electric);

  • In private practice (including top tier firm (now called) Allens Linklaters); and

  • As a university academic at law faculties lecturing in corporate law and obtaining a Ph.D.

Julian is honest, smart, incisive and rigorous; he always strives for simplicity and excellence, drawing from his instinct borne of 25+ years’ experience as a lawyer.

LL.B (Hons) (First Class) (awarded April 1987) (Adelaide University)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (awarded May 1989)
Ph.D. (awarded December 2000) (Adelaide University) (Doctoral thesis on “The Information Needs and Rights of Shareholders”) 

Supreme Court of South Australia (January1988)
Supreme Court of New South Wales (July1999)
Supreme Court of Queensland (August 2006)
High Court of Australia (February1988)

Vice Chancellor’s award for excellence in teaching (Flinders University, 1997)