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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

His particular expertise includes corporations law, trade practices, contract, trusts, insurance, property, professional negligence and contempt of court. 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 publications Best Lawyers and Doyles Guide as one of Victoria's leading commercial law silks.

Since 2008, he has been a member of the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee (previously the Board of Examiners).  

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation

Contact

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Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West
Level 23 Room 2

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Real Property
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

Contract Law

Perpetual Ltd v Myer Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 2 

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

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

Publications

Memberships

Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association