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Kane Loxley

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

Kane has been recognised as one of Victoria's leading junior counsel in Doyles' Guide since 2016, in the Australian Financial Review Best Lawyers List since 2018, and has been repeatedly recommended in Chambers and Partners. In 2023, he was described as “extremely easy to work with and very commercial.”

He has substantial experience acting in class action, regulatory, corporations and securities, and commercial and equity proceedings. He has appeared for and against leading corporations and government at trial and on appeal (including in the High Court of Australia). He has also been briefed in a number of Royal Commissions and public inquiries.


Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 19 Room 12

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


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



Master of Laws (Sydney)

Bachelor of Laws (Dist)

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (UWA)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Liberman v Crown Resorts [2022] VSC 787 (securities class action, acting for Crown)

Re iSelect Limited [2022] FCA 1528 (scheme of arrangement, acting for bidder)

Nawar v Newcrest Mining Ltd [2022] FCA 424 (summary judgment application, acting for Newcrest)

Ford, Careers Australia Group Ltd (in liq) v Mansfield & Ors [2022] FCA 173; [2022] FCA 1565 (insolvent trading, acting for non-executive directors)

ASIC v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2022] FCA 1149 (conflicted remuneration civil penalty proceeding, acting for second respondent)

Southernwood v Brambles [2022] FCA 1027; [2022] FCA 1027 (securities class action, acting for Brambles)

Bruce v Worksafe [2022] VCAT 945 (privacy, acting for WorkSafe)

Re Crown Resorts Ltd [2022] FCA 367 (scheme of arrangement, acting for Crown)

Kennedy v Tax Practitioners Board [2022] AATA 2316 (administrative appeal of disqualification decision, acting for Tax Practitioners’ Board)

Review into The Star casino [2022] (acting for NAB)

ASIC v Colonial First State Investments Ltd [2021] FCA 1268 (civil penalty proceeding, acting for CFSIL)

Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence [2021] (acting for Crown Melbourne)

Setka v Dalton (No 2) [2021] VSC 604 (acting for Boral)

BHP Group Ltd v Impiombato (2021) 151 ACSR 634 (securities class action, acting for BHP)

Talacko v Talacko (as Excecutor of Estate of Talacko) (2021) 389 ALR 178 (unlawful conspiracy, acting for successful appellant in High Court appeal)

Re RXP Services Ltd [2021] FCA 38 (scheme of arrangement, acting for bidder)

Fingal Pastoral Pty Ltd v Page Seager Lawyers [2020] TASSC 40 (professional negligence, acting for plaintiff)

NSW ILGA casino inquiry into Crown Resorts [2020] (acting for Crown Resorts)

ASIC v Mitchell (No 2) (2020) 146 ACSR 328 (directors’ duties, acting for defendant director)

ACCC v Bupa Aged Care Australia Pty Ltd [2020] FCA 602 (civil penalty proceeding, acting for Bupa)

Fisher (atf Tramik Super Fund Trust) v Vocus Group Ltd (No 2) [2020] FCA 579 (securities class action, acting for Vocus)

Re Elsawi and Tax Practitioners Board (2020) 170 ALD 406 (administrative appeal of disqualification decision, acting for Tax Practitioners’ Board)

Banksia Securities Ltd v Insurance House Pty Ltd (Settlement Approval) [2020] VSC 123 (class action, acting for litigation funder)

Clime Capital Ltd v UGL Pty Ltd [2020] FCA 66 (securities class action, acting for UGL)