Julian Amato

Senior Associate

Julian is a Senior Associate in the firm’s construction, infrastructure and engineering and cyber team. He has experience in dispute resolution and is involved in work ranging from mediation, arbitration, general commercial litigation and cyber incident response matters. He also has experience providing advice to large corporate clients.

Julian’s passion lies in litigation and dispute resolution. He has worked on some of the most significant litigated matters in the country and has a large amount of experience dealing with complex legal issues. Julian’s strength lies in his ability to simplify very technical aspects of the legal process for his clients and his commerciality in resolving matters quickly and cost-effectively.

In addition to litigation, Julian has a large amount of experience responding to notifiable data breach incidents affecting small, medium and large businesses.

Julian was admitted to practice in 2016 in New South Wales. He worked in Sydney for a large top-tier and global firm for over four years before returning home to Adelaide. Julian is admitted to practice in both South Australia and New South Wales, as well as all federal jurisdictions.

Julian is actively involved in the South Australian legal community and is a member of the Tax Institute, the European Law Institute and the Law Society of South Australia.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction, infrastructure and engineering
  • Commercial litigation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Cybersecurity and data breaches


  • The Law Society of South Australia
  • The Tax Institute of Australia
  • Australasian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG)
  • The European Law Institute