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Max Russ

Senior Associate

Shine Lawyers Sydney CBD


Class Actions

Max is a Senior Associate in Shine Lawyers’ Class Actions Practice who, along with his colleagues, fights to secure justice for thousands of Australians who have been wronged by governments, businesses, and other organisations.  

Max’s experience spans multiple practice areas including class actions, commercial litigation, criminal law and family law. He also has financial services litigation experience in the United Kingdom.

Since joining the firm in 2020, Max has played an integral role on a number of financial services class actions, including the Colonial First State Super InsuranceCBA CommInsure and AMP Insurance class actions, and assisting with various investigations.

Max has a keen interest in sports law, and has experience acting on multiple disciplinary tribunals and appeal committee hearings for Football Queensland.

Click here to learn more about how Max and Shine Lawyers’ Class Actions Practice can help you to access justice.

Max can help you with


  • Bachelor of Laws from the University of Glasgow

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from Queensland University of Technology

  • Bachelor of Business from University of Minnesota

  • Admitted to practice in 2016

Memberships & associations

  • Queensland Law Society

Community involvement

  • Volunteer on Football Queensland's Match Review Panel

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