Angel Aleksov Portrait

Angel Aleksov

Bar roll 2013 Admitted 2009
  • Employment & Industrial Public Law
  • Commercial Law
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Angel Aleksov practises in public law, regulatory and commercial law and employment and industrial law

Angel regularly appears in the superior courts, unled or led, and has an extensive appeals practice including in the High Court.

Angel is one of Australia’s premier junior barristers in migration law. He also has experience running “public interest litigation”, including matters of national significance.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West
List G Barristers

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Employment & Industrial
  • Appellate
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Industrial Disputes
  • Public Sector Appeals
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Statutory Employment Rights
  • Work Health & Safety
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Customs Law
  • Discrimination
  • Extradition Law
  • Environment
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Planning & Local Government
Commercial Law
  • Regulatory Investigations



Bachelor of Laws (Hons)(Mon)

Bachelor of Science (Mon)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Public Law and Appellate

Australian Brumby Alliance Inc v Parks Victoria [2023] VSC 26

Blue Derby Wild Inc v Forest Practices Authority [2022] TASSC 67

Nathanson v Minister for Home Affairs [2022] HCA 26.

Farm Transparency International Ltd v NSW [2022] HCA 23.

The long running “Tamil family” asylum case.

High Court Migration Tribunal and IAA cases: BNB17 [2021] HCA 12; BVD17 [2019] HCA 34; DUA16 [2020] HCA 46 (submissions); AAM17 [2021] HCA 6 (submissions); Shrestha [2018] HCA 35.

High Court appeals from Nauru: [2018] HCA 46; [2018] HCA 21; [2018] HCA 20; [2018] HCA 19; [2017] HCA 56.

Aliens power cases: Montgomerry [2021] HCATrans 201; [2021] HCATrans 188; [2021] HCATrans 158; Chetcuti v [2020] HCA 42.

Friends of the Gelorup Corridor Inc v Minister for the Environment and Water [2022] FCA 944.

Maguire v Parks Victoria [2020] VSCA 172 (special leave sought, matter resolved before hearing by the HCA).

Animals Australia Federation v Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment [2020] FCA 905.

Numerous Full Court and Federal Court migration appeals reported in the Federal Court Reports.

Frequent advice to government on statutory interpretation.

Assisting Mr Andrew Palmer KC with the review of the Dangerous Goods Act.

Injunctions: Angel has a substantial practice where an urgent injunction is needed.

Commercial and Regulatory Law

Bolitho v Banksia Securities Limited [2021] VSC 666 (the infamous case regarding approval of class action settlements and the Civil Procedure Act).

ASIC matters: Angel represents clients facing administrative sanction by ASIC in all areas, including under the AFCA regime, in relation to financial services licences, and other areas. Angel also represents clients facing court proceedings. See eg M101 Nominees Pty Ltd [2022] FCA 487; Mayfair Wealth Partners Pty Ltd [2021] FCA 1630; Hicks v Quattro Capital Group Pty Ltd [2022] VCC 1255.

Insolvency disputes: Angel is briefed in relation to several liquidations, notably the IPO Wealth Fund and the substantial litigation arising from its winding up; see eg Re IPO Wealth Holdings No 2 Pty Ltd (in prov liq) & Ors [2021] VSC 821; Re IPO Wealth Holdings No 2 Pty Ltd (in liq); Mawhinney v Giasoumi [2022] VSC 199.

Numerous ongoing commercial disputes regarding contractual disputes, regulatory compliance, and corporate affairs.

Employment, Discrimination and Industrial Law

Rugg v Ryan & The Commonwealth [2023] FCA 179

Numerous adverse action trials in the Federal courts settled satisfactorily.

Numerous cases involving enforcement of employment restraints (Supreme Court and Federal Court) (resolved before judgment).

Various advices in relation to Occupational Health and Safety prosecutions.

Foody v Carroll Resources Pty Ltd [2020] FCCA 1623

Perekrestov v Ward (Human Rights) [2019] VCAT 115

Macushla Pty Ltd v El Souki [2019] FCA 643

Kantfield Pty Ltd v Australian Workers' Union [2016] FWCFB 8372

Garriock v Football Federation Australia [2016] NSWCATAD 63

Simpson v Carroll Resources Pty Ltd [2016] FCCA 2430

A successful record in unfair dismissal cases:

Roche v Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church for the Diocese of Wagga Wagga: [2019] FWCFB 6084; [2019] FWC [2019] FWCFB 5998; [2019] FWCFB 4684 (24 July 2019) [2019] FWCFB 5110; [2019] FWC 2768

Maharaj v Northern Health [2017] FWC 2997

Kezic v Brand Developers (Aus) Pty Ltd [2019] FWC 7889

Hertaeg v Aviation Training Australasia Pty Ltd T/A Ansett Aviation Training [2017] FWC 4870

Metro Quarry Group Pty Ltd v Ingham [2016] FWCFB 47

Glanz v Devilbend Golf Club Incorporated [2015] FWC 1905

Milsop v Melbourne Pub Group Pty Ltd [2015] FWC 655



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