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Anna
O'Callaghan

Anna maintains a broad practice in commercial and public law. She also has a particular interest in matters where civil jurisdictions intersect with the criminal law. 

Anna has advised and appeared on behalf of both private and government clients in matters in State and Federal Courts and tribunals. She also has royal commission experience having been briefed in the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants and the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.  

Some of Anna’s recent matters concern:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Consumer and trade practices law
  • Property disputes
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Equity and trusts
  • Corporations law
  • Appellate and judicial review
  • Migration law
  • Constitutional law
  • Human Rights
  • Public interest immunity
  • Various interlocutory applications

Prior to coming to the Bar, Anna was the Senior Associate to His Honour Judge Cosgrave, Head of the Commercial Division at the County Court of Victoria. Before this, she was a solicitor at Mills Oakley Lawyers in their Commercial Disputes & Insolvency group.

Anna studied at Monash University where she received degrees in Law (first class honours) and Arts (French Studies).

Anna read with Zoe Maud. Her senior mentor was Claire Harris QC.

Anna is actively involved in providing pro bono assistance to the community and is a member of the Victorian Bar Pro Bono Committee.

 

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 03 9225 8375
Email anna.o'[email protected]
FAX +61 3 03 9225 6355

Chambers: Room 1626
Castan Chambers
460 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Appellate
Civil Appeals
Merit Appeals
Commercial Law
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
Property & Probate
Common Law
Intentional Torts
Judicial Review
Negligence
Criminal Law
Appellate
Confiscation of Assets
Corporate / White Collar Crime
Environmental
Fraud
Intervention Orders
Planning
Proceeds of Crime
Victims of Crime
Defamation
Equity & Trusts
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Discrimination
Employment Contracts
Restraint of Trade
Unfair Dismissal
Industry Regulations
Food Industry
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Disciplinary Tribunals
Military Tribunals
Royal Commissions
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
Public Law & Administrative Law
Civil Liberties
Compliance & Investigations
Constitutional Law
Customs
Disciplinary Proceedings
Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
Extradition
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Health & Medical
Human Rights Law
Immigration
Industry Regulations
Information Privacy
Judicial Review
Merits Review
Migration Law
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ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
28 Apr 2015
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
25 Oct 2018

Qualifications

BA, LLB (Hons) (Mon)

Committee Memberships

Pro Bono Committee