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Amy
Hando

Amy practices primarily in commercial law, with expertise in real property; building and construction; class actions; maritime law; white collar crime and commercial fraud; banking and finance; and insurance and professional negligence.  Amy also has expertise in sports law and appears regularly as counsel on behalf of athletes of various sporting codes before disciplinary and appeals tribunals. 

Some examples of Amy’s recent experience include:

  • real property: appearing in disputes regarding the sale of land, leasing, adverse possession claims, trespass, easements and equitable interests in land (including caveat disputes); 
  • building and construction: matters involving technology, engineering and construction that involve areas of law such as contract, professional negligence and the security of payment;
  • commercial fraud: providing representation to companies adversely affected by fraud, misconduct and financial crime; and
  • banking and finance: appearing in matters including both enforcing and setting-aside different types of personal and corporate loan agreements, mortgages, guarantees and other related securities.

Amy accepts appointments as counsel or tribunal secretary in relation to disputes across Australia and internationally.  She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is presently completing a Diploma in International Maritime Arbitration with CIArb.  

Before being called to the Bar in 2018, Amy was the Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Croft in the Commercial Court of the Supreme Court of Victoria, where she assisted his Honour with matters including challenges to the enforcement of arbitral awards, taxation matters and commercial disputes.  Prior to her time at the Court, Amy was a solicitor in regional Victoria and had carriage of commerical litigation matters as well as family law disputes and testators family maintenance claims.

Amy read with Andrew Kirby and her senior mentors are Chris Winneke QC and Sally Flynn QC. 

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation. The information referred to above has been supplied by the barrister concerned. Neither Victorian Bar Inc nor the barrister's clerk have independently verified the accuracy or completeness of the information and neither accepts any responsibility in that regard.

Contact

PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 7415
Email [email protected]

Chambers: Room 0508
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Arbitration
Expert Determination
International Arbitration
Mediation
Neutral Evaluation
Referees
Appellate
Civil Appeals
Banking & Finance
Cheques
Commercial Lending
Complex Transactions
Consumer Credit Code
Consumer Lending
Documentary Credit
Duties and Disclosure Requirements
Financial Planners
Guarantees
Managed Investment Schemes
Mistaken / Fraudulent Transactions
Mortgages
Structured Finance
Trade Finance
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Corporate Insolvency
Public Examinations
Reconstruction
Building Law & Construction Law
Commercial Building Disputes
Engineering
Residential Building Disputes
Commercial Law
Property & Probate
Sports
Transport Law
Asia Practice
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Civil Procedure Law
Class Actions
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Contractual Disputes
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
International Commercial Law
Common Law
Class Actions
Intentional Torts
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Consumer Credit Disputes
Consumer Protections
Franchising Law
Industry Regulation
Market Conduct
Product Liability
Restraint of Trade
Trade Practices
Corporations Law & Securities Law
ASIC Investigations
ASIC Prosecutions
Directors' Liabilities
Financial Products Regulation
Investments
Managed Investment Schemes
Mergers & Acquisitions
Partnership Disputes
Shareholder Disputes
Criminal Law
Corporate / White Collar Crime
Corruption
Fraud
Equity & Trusts
Real Property
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
Royal Commissions
Domestic Building Tribunal
Disciplinary Tribunals
International Commercial Law
Carriage of Goods
Hague Rules
International Tribunals
Jurisdictional Issues
Sale of Goods
Status of Foreign Judgements
Vienna Convention
Warsaw Convention
International Law
Public International Law
Trans-Tasman
Private International Law
Conflict of Laws
Choice of Law / Jurisdiction
Property & Probate
Land Acquisition
Land Valuations
Leases
Mortgage Law
Residential Tenancies
Testator's Family Maintenance
Trusts
Wills & Estates
Adverse Possession
Caveats
Commercial Tenancies
Conveyancing
Estate Agents Licensing & Disputes
Joint Ventures
Sports
Contract Disputes
Disciplinary Tribunals
Doping / Drugs in Sport
Liability of Medical Practitioners
Racing Appeals
The Court of Arbitration for Sport
Transport Law
Admiralty Law / Maritime Law
Aviation
Shipping

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
18 Mar 2014
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
10 May 2018

Qualifications

LLB; BBus (Accounting)

Also Entitled to Practise in

All Australian States and Jurisdictions
High Court of Australia

Committee Memberships

International Arbitration Committee
Real Property Law