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Jarrod Corbett

Bar roll 2018 Admitted 2003
  • Commercial Law Intellectual Property
  • Tort Law Public Law
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Jarrod specialises in complex commercial disputes and litigation

Jarrod generally appears in commercial matters in the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Federal Court of Australia and the County Court of Victoria. He has also represented clients in class actions, arbitrations, tribunals and commissions of inquiry.

Jarrod is also a nationally accredited mediator.

Before joining the Bar, Jarrod was a senior associate in the commercial litigation team at Herbert Smith Freehills, where he advised and acted in some of Australia’s largest commercial cases.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Contact

Correspondence
Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 21 Room 23.01

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Building & Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Consumer Credit
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Energy & Resources
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
Intellectual Property
  • Confidential Information
  • Copyright & Designs
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Telecommunications
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Major Torts
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Judicial Review

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Arts

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

At the Victorian Bar

Acted for insurer as intervenor in a class action concerning consumer warranties: Evans v Davantage Group Pty Ltd (No 2) [2020] FCA 473 (Federal Court, led by Jeremy Slattery QC)

Represented a group of more than 40 financial advisory firms in a dispute with Westpac and various subsidiaries regarding claims arising from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry

Oppression proceedings between shareholders in a business operating medical centres: Re Ekera Medical Pty Ltd (Supreme Court, led by Dr Andrew Hanak QC)

Professional liability proceedings regarding tax advice: Rowsthorn v Nexus Pty Ltd (Supreme Court, led by Chris Archibald QC)

Wirefreebroadband Pty Ltd & Golden IT Pty Ltd v Telstra Corporation Limited acting for Telstra defending claims by wholesale customers, including resisting multiple applications for interim and final injunctions (VCAT, unled)

Monza Super Investments Pty Ltd v Lantern Manor Pty Ltd & Ors - dispute concerning business financing, including third party claims against accountants and business advisers (County Court, unled)

Facility Management Victoria Pty Ltd v Hoskins & Ors - acting for the plaintiff in respect of termination and breach of facilities management contract (County Court, unled)

As a solicitor

Class actions, including shareholder class actions (for Telstra, NAB, Treasury Wine Estates, Oz Minerals) and major torts (including for the State of Victoria and Telstra)

Commercial disputes involving significant infrastructure assets (including for EnergyAustralia, Jemena, Telstra, Primary Healthcare)

Commissions and enquiries (including the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, NSW ICAC inquiries into grants of mining licences)

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association