Jeremy Masters Portrait

Jeremy Masters

Bar roll 2012 Admitted 2004
  • Commercial Law Intellectual Property
  • Tort Law Public Law
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Jeremy Masters practises in commercial law and has extensive experience in complex commercial disputes and litigation

His areas of expertise include real property, product liability, contract, insolvency, professional negligence, trade practices, judicial review and telecommunications.

Before joining the Bar, Jeremy was a Senior Associate in the Commercial Litigation Group of Freehills where he worked for 9 years.

Jeremy has a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne. He is the author of the Nuisance subtitle of Laws of Australia and author of the Third Party Procedure chapter of Court Forms, Precedents and Pleadings Victoria. He is a former Editor of the Melbourne University Law Review.

He is a member of the National Product Liability Association, the Australian Institute of Administrative Law and the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Dawson Chambers
Level 1 Room 11

405 Little Bourke St

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Private International Law
  • Real Property
  • Residential & Retail Tenancies
Intellectual Property
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Telecommunications
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Freedom of Information
  • Judicial Review
  • Privacy



Master of Laws (Melb)

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)(Melb)

Bachelor of Arts (Hons)(Melb)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Hui v Esposito Holdings Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 648 (led by Uren QC) - International commercial arbitration

Talacko v Bennett [2017] HCA 15 (led by B W Walker SC) - Bankruptcy law, private international law

Privacy Commissioner v Telstra Corporation Limited (2017) 262 IR 230 (FFCA) (led by K L Walker QC) - Administrative law (judicial review), privacy law

Bennett v Talacko (2016) 312 FLR 159 (VSCA) (led by Glick QC) - Bankruptcy law, private international law

Telstra Corporation Limited and Privacy Commissioner (2015) 254 IR 83 (AAT) (unled) - Administrative law (merits review), privacy law

Talacko v Talacko (No 3) (2015) 305 FLR 353 (VSC) (led by Merralls QC) - Bankruptcy law, private international law


National Product Liability Association

Australian Institute of Administrative Law 

Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association