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James Geddes

Special Counsel

 

P: (08) 8223 6957

F: (08) 8410 3900

E: james@bdklawyers.com.au

Level 1, 193 Victoria Square

Adelaide SA 5000

James Geddes

James was admitted to practise as a Barrister and Solicitor in South Australia in 2005. He was subsequently admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court and Federal Court later the same year. 

 

James commenced working with a large commercial law firm in its Insurance Division in 2004 as a Clerk, working part-time whilst completing his studies. He then commenced full time employment as a Solicitor immediately with that firm upon graduating with his Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Politics) from the University of Adelaide at the end of 2004.

 

James worked at several commercial law firms in Adelaide between 2004 and 2012, specialising in insurance and litigation.  In 2012 he took up a role at a large utility company first as its Insurance Manager, then later as its Principal Solicitor.   He joined BDK Lawyers in August 2021 as Special Counsel.

JURISDICTIONS

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

RECOVERY CLAIMS

MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE 

COMPULSORY THIRD PARTY INSURANCE

PUBLIC LIABILITY

PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY

James was admitted to practise as a Barrister and Solicitor in South Australia in 2005. He was subsequently admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court and Federal Court later the same year. 

 

James commenced working with a large commercial law firm in its Insurance Division in 2004 as a Clerk, working part-time whilst completing his studies. He then commenced full time employment as a Solicitor immediately with that firm upon graduating with his Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Politics) from the University of Adelaide at the end of 2004.

 

James worked at several commercial law firms in Adelaide between 2004 and 2012, specialising in insurance and litigation.  In 2012 he took up a role at a large utility company first as its Insurance Manager, then later as its Principal Solicitor.   He joined BDK Lawyers in August 2021 as Special Counsel.

DEBT RECOVERY

PROPERTY DAMAGE CLAIMS

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & LIFE AWAY FROM WORK

CONTRACTUAL DISPUTES

James is a passionate football supporter, following the St Kilda Saints in the AFL and the Norwood Redlegs in the SANFL.  He enjoys spending time with his extended family and especially his nephews and niece.