Darren Fittler | Hot 40 2014

​Darren Fittler, Gilbert + Tobin

Darren Fittler | Hot 40 2014
Darren FittlerDarren Fittler, Gilbert + Tobin

Proving that anything is possible with passion, tenacity and a never give up attitude, Darren Fittler has achieved a world first and raised awareness for blind people around the world. Fittler is a lawyer in Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory group and became the first blind person in the world to complete the Tough Mudder in October 2013. For those unfamiliar with the race, it is a 21km army-style obstacle race where participants run through bales of burning hay, immerse themselves in a skip bin filled with ice and water and undergo a form of electro-shock therapy slithering on their stomachs through and beneath dangling wires carrying 10,000 volts.

Check out who else made it on Australasian Lawyer's Hot 40.


Lawyer, Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers (2004)
Social Worker, People with Disabilities Australia (1999-2001)
Years of Experience:
9 and a half years post admission
Young Guns 2010, Lawyers Weekly
  • NSW Department of Justice and Attorney-General's Disability Advisory Council
  • Volunteer Director on the board of Media Access Australia
Current Town Sydney, NSW, Australia
Hometown Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia
To read the full feature, download Australasian Lawyer's Hot 40 2014 feature on PDF.

Free newsletter

Subscribe to our FREE newsletter service and we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest breaking news, cutting edge opinion, and expert analysis affecting both your business and the industry as whole.

Please enter your email address below and click on Sign Up for daily newsletters from Australasian Lawyer.

Recent articles & video

Allens assists on $1.4bn capital raising applying ASX temporary class waiver

Hall & Wilcox plays major role in assets acquisition by fintech investor

CEO and managing partner parts ways with DWF

Authenticity and trustworthiness are critical to professional success, says G+T partner

Global healthcare company receives $1.2bn equity boost with HSF’s help

US bar comments on nationwide protests after George Floyd death

Most Read Articles

Lander & Rogers beefs up technology and digital practice with new partner

Baker McKenzie’s IPTech team gets an upgrade with new partner

Authenticity and trustworthiness are critical to professional success, says G+T partner

Gadens helps e-sports guru get in the game on $4.2m sale