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Catherine Pierce

Bar roll 2011 Admitted 2004
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
  • Public Law
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Catherine Pierce practices principally in commercial, taxation and insolvency law

Catherine has also appeared in both international and domestic commercial arbitration. 

Before signing the Bar Roll, Catherine worked as a solicitor in Hong Kong and Melbourne.  In Hong Kong, Catherine advised principally on cross-border insolvency and corporate and financial restructuring. 

Catherine has also worked for many years as an interpreter in French and Mandarin Chinese.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Castan Chambers
Level 14 Room 18

460 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Class Actions
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Taxation
Tort Law
  • Negligence
  • Class Actions
Public Law
  • Freedom of Information
  • Taxation



Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Bachelor of Arts



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia




Recent Cases

Commercial Law

Numo Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue [2016] VSC 274:

Orica Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2015] FCA 1399; 

Australasian Annuities Pty Ltd (In Liq) v Rowley Super Fund Pty Ltd[2015] VSCA 9;

Parque Pty Ltd v Chung’s Oriental Trading Pty Ltd [2015] VSC 30;

ASIC v Australian Property Custodian Holdings Ltd (In Liq) [2014] FCA 1308;

Marsh v Baxter [2014] WASC 187;

PTTEP Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2014] FCAFC 71;

ZZGN v Commissioner of Taxation [2013] AATA 351;

500 Burwood Highway Pty Ltd v Australian Unity Ltd [2012] VSC 596;

Management 3 Group Pty Ltd (In Liq) v Lenny’s Commercial Kitchens Pty Ltd [2011] FCAFC 162. 


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Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association