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

He advises and appears in a range of areas, particularly corporate insolvency (including PPSR issues), equity and trusts, class actions and administrative and constitutional law. 

Before coming to the bar, Christopher was a senior associate at Clayton Utz.  In that role he worked on complex commercial and public law matters, primarily in relation to corporate insolvency, trusts, contractual disputes and judicial review.

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 an editor of the Melbourne Journal of International Law.  Christopher also holds an Advanced Certificate in Insolvency from the Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association and is a reporter for the Victorian Reports.

Christopher read with Robert Craig SC.  His senior mentor is Christopher Horan QC. 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation

Contact

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Chambers & Clerk

Castan Chambers
Level 16 Room 11

460 Lonsdale 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