Andrew Cameron Portrait

Andrew Cameron

Bar roll 2007 Admitted 2003
  • Commercial Law Public Law
  • Tort Law
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Andrew Cameron has a broad national commercial and public law practice

Andrew Cameron practises in commercial and public law matters. 

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne. He completed his articles and practised as a lawyer at Minter Ellison. He is also a former partner of Gadens.

Andrew has been ranked in Doyle's Guide to Leading Commercial Litigation & Disputes Barristers, Victoria 2015 - 2018. 

He read with Wendy Harris QC and David Batt QC.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Contact

Correspondence
Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 32 Room 15

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Real Property
  • Residential & Retail Tenancies
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Freedom of Information
  • Judicial Review
  • White Collar Crime
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Inquests
  • Professional Negligence

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce (Melb)

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)(Melb)

Master of Laws (Melb)

Admitted

Victoria

High Court of Australia

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law

Excel Texel Pty Ltd (as trustee for the Mandex Family Trust) v Quintis Ltd & Anor: ongoing securities class action in the Federal Court (led by Hamish Austin QC).

Food and Beverage Australia Limited & Anor v Aussie Cherries Limited: managed investment scheme dispute in the Supreme Court of South Australia (led by Mark Hoffmann QC).

Yara Pilbara Fertilisers Pty Ltd v Oswal & Ors [2016] VSC 440:  alleged breaches of directors’ duties and counterclaim of free acceptance in the Victorian Supreme Court (led by Steven Finch SC).

Confidential Expert Determination before the Hon Kenneth M Hayne AC QC (led by Philip Solomon QC). 

Confidential Mediation on behalf of a major sporting club (led by S.R. Horgan QC).

In the matter of Gunns Finance Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed)(In Liquidation): acting for borrowers in the Victorian Supreme Court (led by Ted Woodward SC, as his Honour then was).

La Trobe Capital & Mortgage Corporation Limited v Fitzroys Pty Ltd; Stranru Pty Ltd v La Trobe Capital & Mortgage Corporation Limited & Anor; P&V Industries Pty Ltd v La Trobe Capital & Mortgage Corporation Limited & Anor: managed investment scheme and land valuation dispute in the Victorian Supreme Court (led by Matt Connock QC, as his Honour then was).

Kenros Nominees Pty Ltd & Ors v DPC Tipperary Pty Ltd & Ors [2009] VSC 524: dispute in relation to a shareholders agreement in the Victorian Supreme Court (led by James Elliott SC, as his Honour then was).

Dover Beach Pty Ltd v Geftine Pty Ltd (2008) 21 VR 442: domestic building contract dispute in the Victorian Court of Appeal (led by Stephen O’Bryan QC). 

Plzen Pty Ltd v P&O Wharf Management Pty Ltd [2007] VSC 318: resisting application for pre-trial discovery in the Victorian Supreme Court (with Peter Wood).

Advice in relation to construction of an agreement (led by the Hon Ray Finkelstein AO QC).

Public Law

Appearing in the High Court of Australia concerning questions relating to Senate vacancies for the State of Tasmania (led by Wendy Harris QC).

Appearing at IBAC public examinations (Operation Dunham and Operation Lansdowne).

Acting for individuals in numerous private examinations before ASIC, IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman (including being led by Paul Holdenson QC).

Various appearances in "white collar" matters, including with respect to setting aside search warrants and criminal proceedings commenced by ASIC and IBAC.

Appearances and advice to Ministers, Government Departments and corporations in relation to the Freedom of Information Act1982 (Vic), the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) and the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) (including being led by Stephen Donaghue QC, now Commonwealth Solicitor-General).

Various advices in relation to the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (Vic) (including being led by Paul Holdenson QC).

Memberships

Victorian Bar – Commercial Bar Association

Member, The Tasmanian Bar

Part-time Member of the Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal