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Patrick Over

Bar roll 2003 Admitted 1996
  • Tort Law Commercial Law
  • Public Law
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Patrick Over has a broad civil litigation practice

Patrick specialises in litigating personal injury cases involving scientific and mathematical issues, and appearing in cases arising from legal practice. He provides practical and strategic representation to clients at all stages of litigation.   

Patrick regularly appears in proceedings arising from exposure to asbestos, medical treatment, professional negligence and legal practice, and disciplinary proceedings. He has appeared in the High Court, Supreme Court, County Court, VCAT, Federal Court, the AAT, the Board of Examiners and the Coroners Court.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation 


Contact

Correspondence
Chambers & Clerk

Castan Chambers
Level 13 Room 18

460 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Aviation
  • Consumer Law
  • Superannuation
Tort Law
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Judicial Review

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Bachelor of Science

Graduate Diploma in Scientific Communication

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

Below are cases where a court or tribunal has handed down judgment. 

Appellate and Judicial Review
  • Perakis v Secretary to the Department of transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure [2017] VSCA 265.
  • Leemark Fire Protection Pty Ltd v Malios [2014] VSC 654.  
  • Amaca Pty Ltd v King (2011) 35 VR 280; [2011] VSCA 447.
  • Stirling v Legal Services Commissioner [2013] VSCA 374.
  • CSR Ltd v Maddalena [2005] HCA Trans 560. 
  • Skase and Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs [2005] AATA 200 and [2005] AATA 308.
  • Malaysian Airline Systems Berhad v Krum [2005] VSCA 232. 
  • VRWT v Minister for Immigration Anor [2005] FMCA 1816.
  • Woods v The Legal Ombudsman [2004] VSCA 247.
Legal Practice

Patrick regularly appears for and advises legal regulators, legal practitioners and clients of legal practitioners about issues arising from legal practice, including disciplinary proceedings, appeals from disciplinary proceedings, cost disputes, cost agreements, claim against the Fidelity Fund, and conflicts of interest and ethics. 

  • Gullquist v Victorian Legal Services Commissioner [2017] VSC.
  • Bucic v Arney Pty Ltd [2017] VSC 508.  
  • Victorian Legal Services Commissioner v Gullquist [2017] VCAT 6.
  • Victorian Legal Services Commissioner v Wise [2016] VCAT 2112.
  • Victorian Legal Services Commissioner v Waters [2016] VCAT 1835.
  • Victorian Legal Services Commissioner v Henderson [2016] VCAT 1280.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Bouhalis [2015] VCAT 254.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Nguyen [2014] VCAT 744.
  • Stirling v Legal Services Commissioner [2013] VSCA 374
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Booth [2013] VCAT 1579.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v PFM [2013] VCAT 827.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Turner [2013] VCAT 373; [2013] VCAT 390.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Dhanapala [2012] VCAT 1996.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Stirling [2012] VCAT 347.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Johnson [2012] VCAT 605.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Johal [2011] VCAT 1390. 
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Long [2011] VCAT 193.
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Moore [2010] VCAT 742. 
  • Legal Services Commissioner v Keough [2010] VCAT 108.
  • Law Institute of Victoria v Brott [2007] VCAT; [2008] VCAT 1998.
  • Woods v The Legal Ombudsman [2004] VSCA 247
Personal Injury Proceedings

Patrick regularly appears in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the County Court in personal injury proceedings, especially for people claiming injury from exposure to asbestos, from medical negligence and from civil aviation accidents. This includes interlocutory or related matters such as cross-vesting applications and reinstating the registrations of companies. He has also appeared in the Coroners Court and at the Royal Commission in to Institutional Response to Child Sex Abuse.  

  • Perakis v Secretary to the Department of transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure [2017] VSCA 265.
  • Ramadge v Northern Health & Ors [2017] VSC 281.
  • Perakis v Secretary to the Department of Transport [2016] VSC 320.
  • Inquest in to the death of Mohammed Hamza, Corners Court 2015
  • Mutch v BHP Billiton Ltd & ors [2015] VSC 253.
  • Thompson v Amaca Pty Ltd [2014] VSC 169.
  • Arentz v Amaca Pty Ltd [2013] VSC 94.
  • Amaca Pty Ltd v King (2011) 35 VR 280; [2011] VSCA 447.
  • King v Amaca Pty Ltd [2011] VSC 433
  • King v Amaca Pty Ltd [2011] VSC 422.
  • White v Southon Builders Pty Ltd & Coastal Carpentry (Q) Pty Ltd [2011] VCC 971
  • Lacone v. Amaca Pty Ltd [2007] VSC 38.
  • Whitehead v Carlton Football Club Limited [2005] VSC 257. 
  • Malaysian Airline Systems Berhad v Krum [2005] VSCA 232.
  • Krum v Malaysian Airline Systems Berhad [2004] VSC 185.

Publications

Memberships

Victorian Bar - Supreme Court - The Dust Diseases Users' Group

Victorian Bar - Common Law Bar Association Committee