Martyn Alison

Alison Martyn

Bar roll 2022 Admitted 2014
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
  • Public Law
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Alison Martyn practises in commercial and public law.

Alison comes to the Bar with a broad range of litigation experience. She has acted for companies, government entities, directors and other individuals in various complex matters, including class actions, regulatory investigations, public inquiries, judicial review proceedings, breach of contract cases and negligence claims.

Alison was a Senior Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills where she specialised in class actions and other large-scale disputes for clients in the government, financial services and life sciences sectors. Alison also previously worked as a solicitor at Clayton Utz in the litigation team and at the UK Government Legal Department in the public law litigation division (Australian qualified).

She was an Associate to the Honourable Justice John Griffiths at the Federal Court of Australia.

Alison was educated at the London School of Economics (Master of Laws with Distinction) and the University of Melbourne (Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Arts).

Alison read with Fiona Batten. Her senior mentor is Wendy Harris KC.

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Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West
Level 21 Room 12

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Regulatory Investigations
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Common Law
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Freedom of Information
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Native Title



Master of Laws (Dist) (London School of Economics)

Juris Doctor (Melb)

Bachelor of Arts (International Studies / Chinese) (Melb)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia