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Sue Chrysanthou SC

Sue Chrysanthou SC

  +61 2 9132 5711

Sue Chrysanthou SC is a leading defamation barrister whose practice also includes intellectual property matters. She was called to the bar in 2004 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2020. Sue has acted in a number of key cases including Rush v Nationwide News, Hanson-Young v Leyonhjelm, and Stead v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd. 

Practice Areas


  • Communications/Media
  • Contracts
  • Defamation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trade Practices 


  • Intellectual Property Precedents Looseleaf Service, Brand Management Chapter

Educational Background

  • Masters of Laws (UNSW)
  • BComm(Media Arts & Production)/BLaws(First Class Honours) UTS