Harry Forrester Portrait

Harry Forrester

Bar roll 2011 Admitted 2008
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Tort Law Intellectual Property
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Harry Forrester practises in a wide range of commercial law matters

Harry's particular expertise includes Tax litigation, Corporations Law and Insolvency. 

Before joining the Bar, Harry worked as a solicitor at Allens Arthur Robinson, where he gained broad experience in tax litigation and commercial law. He also worked as the Associate to the Hon. Justice Ryan of the Federal Court and the Hon. Justice Murphy of the Federal Court. 

Harry is also a judicial officer for the Victorian Rugby Union.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West
Level 11 Room 14

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Residential & Retail Tenancies
  • Taxation
Intellectual Property
  • Confidential Information
  • Copyright & Designs
  • Trade Marks



Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Master of Laws (Melb)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law

Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Sino Australia Oil and Gas Ltd (prov liq apptd) [2016] FCA 42 (led by P Corbett QC)

Cross Country Realty Pty Ltd v Ubertas 350 William St Pty Ltd [2015] VSCA 347 (led by A Panna QC)

Gunns Finance Pty Ltd (In liq) v Correy [2015] VSC 385

Gunns Finance Pty Ltd (R & M Appntd) (In Liq) v Storey & Anor [2014] VSC 260

Great Southern group proceedings and other related proceedings – representing Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (led by AJ Myers AC QC, P D Crutchfield QC and P Neskovcin)

Clarke (as trustee of the Clarke Family Trust) & Ors v Great Southern Finance Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (in liquidation) & Ors [2014] VSC 516;

Clarke & Ors v Great Southern Finance Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors (No 2) [2012] VSC 338;

Clarke & Ors v Great Southern Finance Pty Ltd & Ors [2012] VSC 312;

Clarke & Ors v Great Southern Finance Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors (Ruling No 1) [2012] VSC 295;

Clarke & Ors v Great Southern Finance Pty Ltd (recs & mgrs apptd) & Ors [2012] VSC 260. 

​Tax Law

Confidential v Commissioner of Taxation [2014] AATA 257

Public and Administrative Law

MZZJO v Minster for Immigration and Border Protection [2014] FCAFC 80


Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association