Adam Hochroth

Call 2012
Phone +61 2 9376 0624

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Adam is an experienced senior-junior with a broad practice in equity, commercial and public law. He is regularly briefed to appear unled in trial and appellate courts across Australia, as well as in commercial arbitrations. He has particular expertise in class actions, in which he has appeared for plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of areas of law including consumer protection, continuous disclosure, trusts, mass torts and employment. In public law, Adam has particular expertise in migration, including pro bono or legally-aided briefs in matters frequently involving complex issues of statutory construction or constitutional law. This includes the recent High Court decision on the constitutionality of indefinite detention, NZYQ v Minister for Immigration [2023] HCA 37, in which Adam appeared for the Human Rights Law Centre and the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law as amici curiae.

Prior to coming to the Bar in 2012, Adam was a senior associate at Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) where he practised in commercial litigation and employment law. He completed a Master of Laws at Columbia University, New York, in 2010 and was ranked first in his year. Adam was also awarded the Con Varnavas Award for the highest aggregate score in the NSW Bar exams.


The Legal 500 Guide - Tier 2 Leading Junior in Commercial Disputes (2023 and 2024); Rising Star in Commercial Disputes (2021)

Doyles Guide – Leading Class Action Junior Counsel (2022 and 2023); Recommended Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Junior Counsel (2019 - 2023)