Kane Loxley Portrait

Kane Loxley

Bar roll 2012 Admitted 2009
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
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Kane practises in commercial litigation

Kane practices predominantly in commercial litigation and appears in trial and appellate courts in all Australian jurisdictions. His current and recent experience includes:

Class actions: shareholder class actions acting for defendants such as BHP, Newcrest, UGL, PwC, and Vocus, as well as on behalf of representative applicants and litigation funders; tortious actions, including acting for Wilson Security in the Manus Island class action.

Commercial disputes: acting regularly in commercial cases in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and in arbitrations, including currently or recently acting on behalf of the State of Victoria, Microsoft, Bega Cheese, Monto Coal, Telstra, Tabcorp and Fingal Pastoral.

Commissions and inquiries: acting for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in the Banking Royal Commission; acting for the Architects Registration Board and the Tax Practitioners’ Board in disciplinary inquiries.

Appeals: appearing in the High Court and in intermediate courts of appeal, including: Tabcorp Holdings Ltd v Victoria [2016] HCA 4 (with Wendy Harris QC and Rob Craig); Victoria v Tatts Group Limited [2016] HCA 5 (with Wendy Harris QC and Rob Craig); Botsman v Bolitho [2018] VSCA 278 (unled); Bennett v Talacko [2017] VSCA 163 (with Norman O’Bryan SC); Mercer Superannuation (Australia) v Billinghurst [2017] FCAFC 201 (with Peter Collinson QC); Melbourne City Investments v UGL Limited [2017] VSCA 128 (with Wendy Harris QC); Note Printing Australia Ltd v Leckenby [2015] VSCA 105 (with Norman O’Bryan SC).

Kane is recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia and Doyle's Guide to Leading Barristers. He commenced his career as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills and was an associate to Justice Whelan at the Supreme Court of Victoria. 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation

Contact

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Chambers & Clerk

Dawson Chambers
Level 3

405 Little Bourke St

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
Tort Law
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Inquests

Qualifications

Qualifications

Master of Laws (Sydney)

Bachelor of Laws (Dist)

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (UWA)

Admitted

Victoria

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia