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Andrew
Blunt

Andrew practices in construction law, commercial law, equity, public law, and white-collar crime.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Andrew was a Senior Associate in the Projects & Construction Group at Maddocks working on various types of commercial and public law (including security of payment) disputes arising out of major renewable energy, road, gas, utility, IT, manufacturing, and residential projects.  He specialises in disputes involving delay and disruption, complex issues of contract and tort, unjust enrichment, fraud, estoppel, and the Australian Consumer Law. 

Andrew first practiced at Australian Government Solicitor across a broad range of public law, commercial law, regulatory (including civil penalty), and common law matters for the Commonwealth.  In that role, he regularly appeared as a solicitor-advocate in various Courts and tribunals, including in several reported cases.

As a solicitor, Andrew conducted proceedings across all Federal and Victorian courts, including in the High Court and courts of appeal, and Federal and State tribunals. He also has substantial arbitration experience, both in a domestic and international setting. 

Andrew also has experience, and an interest, in white-collar crime. 

Andrew has a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne.  He also holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons).

Andrew is reading with Carmen Currie and his senior mentor is Rob Craig QC.

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Contact

PH +61 3
Email [email protected]

Chambers: Room 1401
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Appellate
Commercial Law
Property & Probate
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Contractual Disputes
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Class Actions
Building Law & Construction Law
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Common Law
Intentional Torts
Insurance Law
Class Actions
Negligence
Criminal Law
Corruption
Fraud
Health & Safety
Money Laundering
Proceeds of Crime
Corporate / White Collar Crime
Confiscation of Assets
Equity & Trusts
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law
Constitutional Law
Veterans' Entitlements
Compliance & Investigations
Customs
Disciplinary Proceedings
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Judicial Review
Merits Review
Migration Law
Social Security
Tax Law & Revenue Law

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
18 Aug 2010
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
21 Oct 2021

Qualifications

LLM; LLB (Hons)