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Ian Waller QC

Bar roll 1989 Silk 2007
  • Commercial Law Intellectual Property
  • Tort Law Public Law
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Ian Waller QC has a broad commercial law practice

Ian's particular expertise includes corporations law, trade practices, contract, insurance, property, copyright and professional negligence. He also has experience in class action and environmental law litigation. 

He appears and advises principally in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal Court of Australia. He is currently ranked by the respected peer-review publication (Best Lawyers) as one of Victoria's leading Silks.  

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Real Property
  • Class Actions
Intellectual Property
  • Appellate
  • Confidential Information
  • Copyright & Designs
  • Information Technology
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Appellate
  • Environment
  • Planning & Local Government

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Master of Laws

Admitted

Victoria

New South Wales

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law

Nguyen v Phan (No 2) [2015] VSC 634

Jess and Ors & Jess and Ors [2014] FamCAFC 227

Jane v Bob Jane Corporation Pty Ltd & Anor (No 2) [2013] VSC 467

Jane v Bob Jane Corporation Pty Ltd & Anor [2013] VSC 406

Yesodei Hatorah College Inc v The Trustees of the Elwood Talmud Torah Congregation [2011] VSC 622 

Contract Law

Cedar Meats (Aust) Pty Ltd v Five Star Lamb Pty Ltd [2014] VSCA 32

Kilkenny Walsh v Strasburger Enterprises (Properties) [2014] VSC 117 

King Network Group Pty Limited v Club of the Clubs Pty Limited [2008] NSWCA 344 

P & V Industries Pty Ltd v Porto [2006] VSC 131

Corporations and Securities

Letten v Templeton [2014] FCAFC 131

Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Letten (No 22) [2014] FCA 681

Wain & Ors v Drapac & Ors (No 3) [2014] VSC 23

Wain & Ors v Drapac & Ors (No. 2) [2013] VSC 381

Wain & Ors v Drapac & Ors [2012] VSC 156

Capelli v Shepard & Ors [2010] VSCA 2

Re Australian Style Investments Pty Ltd [2009] VSC 128  

AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Limited v Direct Share Purchasing Corporation Pty Ltd [2009] FCAFC 15

Direct Share Purchasing Corporation Pty Ltd v AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Ltd [2008] FCA 935

Tweed and Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2008] AATA 514  

Freshstart Australia Pty Ltd & Anor v Lofthouse & Anor [2006] VSC 317

Property

Bob Jane Corporation Pty Ltd & Anor v Robert Frederick Jane & Anor [2014] VSC 27

Sacks v Klein [2011] VSC 451

Haslam v Money for Living (No 3) [2007] FCA 2089

Haslam v Money For Living (No 2) [2007] FCA 1981

Representative Proceedings

Melbourne City Investments v Myer Holdings Ltd [2016] VSC 239

Bolitho v Banksia Securities Limited (No 4) [2014] VSC 582

Bolitho v Banksia Securities Ltd & Ors (No 2) [2014] VSC 184 

Bolitho v Banksia Securities Ltd & Ors [2014] VSC 8

Cohen v State of Victoria & Ors (No 2) [2011] VSC 165

Johnson Tiles Pty Ltd v Esso Australia Ltd [2000] FCA 212; [1999] FCA 477; [1999] FCA 1363; [1999] FCA 167; [1999] FCA 1645

Trade Practices

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v PRK Corporation Limited [2008] FCA 403 

National Exchange Pty Ltd (ACN 006 079 974) v Australian Securities & Investments Commission [2004] FCAFC 90

Public Law

Swisse Vitamins Pty Ltd v The Complaints Resolution Panel [2012] FCA 536

Environmental Law

MyEnvironment v VicForests [2013] VSCA 356

MyEnvironment Inc v VicForests [2012] VSC 91

Environment East Gippsland Inc v VicForests (2010) 30 VR 1

Environment East Gippsland Inc v VicForests [2009] VSC 386

Publications

Memberships

Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association