Christopher Hibbard Portrait 2019

Christopher Hibbard

Bar roll 2019 Admitted 2012
  • Commercial Law Public Law
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Christopher practises in commercial and public law

Before coming to the bar, Christopher was a senior associate at Clayton Utz.  In that role he worked on a range of complex commercial matters, primarily in relation to corporate insolvency, trusts, secured transactions and contractual and partnership disputes.  He regularly acted for insolvency practitioners, large corporations and government departments.  He also has extensive experience in the judicial review of administrative decisions, acting both for government and for review applicants.

Christopher often acted as a solicitor advocate and has appeared at all levels of the Victorian and Federal court hierarchies.

Christopher holds a Master of Laws with distinction from University College London, where he specialised in comparative law.  His undergraduate degrees are from the University of Melbourne, where he was editor of the Melbourne Journal of International Law.  Christopher also holds an Advanced Certificate in Insolvency from the Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association.

Christopher is reading with Robert Craig.  His senior mentor is Christopher Horan QC.

Christopher signs the Victorian Bar Roll on 24 October 2019 and will be available to accept briefs from this date.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation

Contact

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Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 23

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Energy & Resources
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Private International Law
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Public International Law
  • White Collar Crime

Qualifications

Qualifications

Master of Laws (Dist) (University College London)

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Melbourne) 

Bachelor of Arts (Melbourne)

Admitted

Victoria 

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals, Federal Court of Australia & High Court of Australia