Peter Grey Portrait

Peter Gray QC

Bar roll 1996 Silk 2011
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Tort Law Public Law
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Peter R D Gray QC practises in public law and regulatory and commercial law

Peter appears regularly in the Federal Court and Supreme Court of Victoria, and on occasion in the Australian Competition Tribunal, AAT, VCAT, and the County Court. His practice includes statutory contravention proceedings, merits review and judicial review of administrative decisions and actions, appearances at inquiries, and general commercial litigation and advice work. In recent years he has appeared and advised in cases concerning competition and consumer law, tax, fisheries, environmental protection, customs, education, health, transport and roads, therapeutic goods, Medicare, migration and citizenship, extradition, FOI, information privacy, police regulation and industrial relations.

Peter has a particular interest in energy law, and has appeared for regulators or regulated entities in energy-related cases in the Federal Court, the Supreme Court, the Essential Services Commission Appeal Panel and the Australian Competition Tribunal. He has appeared in cases concerning the rules for the operation of the energy markets. He has conducted ADR of commercial disputes, including arbitrations, with an emphasis on disputes arising in the energy sector. He is a member of the dispute resolution panel for the energy markets. On occasion he also appears in constitutional matters.

He has been a member of the Victorian Bar since 1996, reading with the Hon Justice Anthony Cavanough and the Hon Justice Kevin Bell, and taking silk in 2011. His background was in commercial litigation and public law litigation, having previously worked at Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks (1992-1995) and as associate (1995-1996) to the Hon Michael Black AC QC, then Chief Justice of the Federal Court. Peter received his LLB (Hons) from the University of Melbourne in 1992, and also attended Keio University, Tokyo, in 1989-1990.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Energy & Resources
  • Taxation
Employment & Industrial
  • Appellate
Tort Law
  • Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Aged Care
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Customs Law
  • Discrimination
  • Environment
  • Extradition Law
  • Freedom of Information
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Privacy
  • Public International Law



Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Melb)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia




Victorian Bar - Deputy Chair - Commercial Bar Association - Energy

Member of the Board of Directors of List G Barristers

Member of the Board of Directors of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre