Colin Magee


Year of Admission to the NSW bar



Telephone: (02) 9264 6899


areas of practice

  • Work Health and Safety

  • Employment/Industrial

  • Discrimination Law/Human Rights

  • Professional Negligence/Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Appellate

  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Administrative Law

  • Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry


Colin has a broad practice which includes appearing in civil claims, advising on prosecutorial decisions, the evidentiary rigours of prosecution work, and nuances of industrial disputes.

Colin regularly appears for state regulators, including SafeWork NSW and the NSW Department of Industry (previously Department of Trade & Investment; and formerly Department of Mineral Resources) in prosecutions and appeals in various courts for work health and safety offences.

He also advises and appears for corporations, officers and Individuals in work health and safety prosecutions.

Colin also practices in administrative and professional disciplinary proceedings in specialist tribunals including the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division & Occupational Division), the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW,

He has appeared for government departments and statutory authorities, medical and allied health professionals, corporations and individuals in a range of matters.

Colin is listed in the Doyle’s Guide as one of the leading Employment & Work Health and Safety junior counsel in New South Wales.