Dominic has been a Barrister since 2007 and has been admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner since 2002.
Dominic practises in commercial litigation, in particular Building Disputes, Property, Owners Corporation, Water Act, Wills and Estates and Insolvency. He is a contributor to Lexis Nexis Concise Australian Legal Dictionary for Building.
Some of the matters that Dominic has been briefed in include:
Building Disputes including:
Novawest Contracting v Brimbank City Council (2015) VSC 679 (building dispute)
Maxstra Constructions Pty Ltd v Hogan (2015) County Court
Oceanview Commercial Windows & Glass Pty Ltd v Maxstra Pty Ltd (2015) County Court
Kottai v Scope Constructions (Vic) Pty Ltd (Building & Property)  VCAT 1461
Olex Australia Pty Ltd & Major Engineering Pty Ltd & Gillespie Powers Inc (with David McAndrew)
Southon Constructions Pty Ltd v Forstar Pty Ltd matters including (2014) VCC 306, (No.2)(2014) VCC 349; related insolvency litigation in Supreme Court & building dispute in VCAT;
Matic Plastering Pty Ltd v Milojevic (2012) VCC 556 – Security of Payment Act claim
Product Development Projects Pty Ltd v Owners Corporation (2012) VCC 1335 – Security of Payment Act
G & C Hellings Holdings Pty Ltd v Latrobe Villas Pty Ltd (County Court) – Wall Collapse
Rosaria Basile v Hamilton Marino (Vic) Pty Ltd & Ors (2017) County Court - Building Damage negligence
Kriis & Power v Aaron J Homes Pty Ltd & Ors (VCAT) building dispute
Brolton Group Pty Limitd v Eric Nelson & Lindsay F Nelson Manufacturing Pty Limited 2015 (NSWSC)
Citipower Pty v The Rattray Group Pty Ltd & Ors (2016) County Court (building dispute)
Oliver & Jasmine Investments Pty Ltd v White (2013) VCAT 740
Cellcon Australia Pty Ltd v Eastern States Engineering Pty Ltd (2017) County Court (forum dispute)
Commercial Disputes Including:
Liang & anor v Gao & ors (2017) Federal Court ongoing.
In the matter of Premier Developments Pty Ltd (2017) Supreme Court insolvency ongoing
Jasmin Solar Pty Ltd v ABB Australia Pty Ltd (2017) VCAT ongoing
RE MIG Property Services Pty Ltd matters including (2012) VSC 122 (No.2) (2012) VSC 606 and (2012) VSCA 126 with Peter Tree SC
Defteros v Scott (2014) VSC 205 – Appeal from Magistrates Court
Simpson v Rowe (2011) VSC 279 – dispute over solicitor’s lien
Polidoro Developments Pty Ltd v Hayek & Anor (2012) VSC 20 – Caveat Dispute
Alcock & anor v Burke Zero Pty Ltd & Maziotis (2016) County Court
Sharman v Top Centre (Tasmania) Pty Ltd (2015) injunction (Supreme Court of Tasmania)
Imagebuild Group Pty Ltd v Cidec Pty Ltd & ors (2017) injunction County Court
Dominic has appeared in numerous winding up and bankruptcy matters in the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Court.
Owners Corporation & Water Act Matters including:
Tanom Pty Ltd v Owners Corporation No.1 & 2 Plan No. 514288 (2017) OC;
Sidoti v Owners Corporation 633715B (2016) VCAT 1880
James & Phillip Woolard Pty Ltd v Kinson (2016) VCAT 80
Kinson v James & Philip Woolard Pty Ltd (2016) VCAT 79
Owners Corporation No. 1 PS519798G v May (2016) VCAT 399
Owners Corporation No.8 PS422665R v Walton (2015) VCAT 1742
Owners Corporation v Regensburger Property Group (2016) OC
Camilleri & Ors v Oldroyd & Ors (OC) (2011) VCAT 279 & (2011) VCAT 1123
Part IV Probate & Administration of Probate Proceedings.
Kelly, Kelly & Smith v Kelly (2017) Supreme Court proceedings involving 10 parties ongoing.
Estate of Garcia - (2016) Supreme Court proceedings;
Estate of Aresca – (2016) Supreme Court proceedings;
Estate of Bryce – (2015) Supreme Court proceedings;
Estate of Stedwell (2015) Supreme Court proceedings;
Bonnici v State Trustees (2014) Supreme Court proceedings.
Dominic read with Alister McNab (now Judge McNab of the Federal Circuit Court).
His Senior Mentor was Peter Murdoch QC.
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Corporations Law & Securities Law
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Property & Probate
Building Law & Construction Law
Equity & Trusts
Wills & Probate
Public Law & Administrative Law
Admitted to the Legal Profession:
25 Feb 2002
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
24 May 2007
LLB (Hons): BA