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Andrew
Kirby

Andrew is an experienced and successful trial advocate with extensive experience in banking and financial services, property, equity, corporations, insurance and insolvency. He predominantly appears in commercial trials in the Supreme, Federal and County Courts, as well as VCAT.

To view a selection of Andrew’s recent cases please click here.

Andrew is also available to be briefed for urgent injunctions, applications and appeals.

As part of his practice, Andrew is often briefed to provide written advice. He is available to take direct access briefs for advice work. 

Andrew brings expert experience to his banking and finance and commercial cases having worked previously as an investment banker in London and Australia. This experience provides him with a strong knowledge of finance, investment and accounting issues.

He is currently a member of the Young’s List Committee. From 2011 to 2017 he was the Chairman of the Banking and Finance section of the Commercial Bar Association.

To view Andrew's CV please click here.

Andrew has written and delivered numerous articles and seminars on topics involving banking and investment issues, the liability of financial advisers, mortgage fraud and property matters.

To view a selection of Andrew’s papers and seminars please click here.

Andrew also writes posts on legal topics on his LinkedIn site.

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Contact

PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 7094
Email akirby@vicbar.com.au

Chambers: Room 2415
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mediation
Expert Determination
Appellate
Civil Appeals
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Corporate Insolvency
Commercial Law
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Property & Probate
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Contractual Disputes
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Common Law
Negligence
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Restraint of Trade
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Investments
Partnership Disputes
Equity & Trusts
Wills & Probate
Real Property
Negligence
Professional Negligence

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
11 Apr 1994
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
27 May 1999

Qualifications

LL.B. (Hons), B.A.

Committee Memberships

Student Engagement Committee