Daniel Robinson Portrait

Daniel Robinson

Bar roll 2011 Admitted 2011
  • Commercial Law Public Law
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Daniel practises in civil and commercial law, with particular focus on public law including judicial and merits review.

He has advised and represented private and government parties including judicial review applicants, asylum seekers, planning permit applicants, companies, statutory authorities, councils, NGOs, individuals and objector groups in State and Federal Courts, VCAT and other administrative bodies.

He advises and appears on a variety of matters including general administrative law, planning, environment, gaming, liquor licensing, land valuation and acquisition, general property and land law, consumer law, wills and estates, migration, guardianship and mental health review proceedings, as well as in some general contract and commercial disputes.

Prior to coming to the bar he was a legal researcher for the judges of the Supreme Court of Victoria and subsequently Associate to the Hon Justice Emerton, during which time her Honour was Judge-in-Charge of the Valuation, Compensation and Planning List. While at the Court Daniel gained extensive experience in court procedure and protocol, case management, complex legal research and assisting judges in all areas of law.

Before graduating from the Australian National University with Bachelors of Arts (Philosophy, Language) and Law with honours, Daniel worked as a carer for adults with disabilities and in mental health.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers East
Level 11 Room 14

205 William Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Energy & Resources
  • Real Property
  • Wills & Probate
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Environment
  • Freedom of Information
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Planning & Local Government
  • Privacy



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