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Georgia
Douglas

Georgia maintains a broad commercial practice, both as sole counsel and as junior.

Georgia regularly appears in state and federal courts and tribunals.  She has particular expertise in class actions and matters involving complex expert issues, having acted for the Victorian State Government in the Murrindindi Bushfire Class Action. Some of Georgia’s other recent matters concern:

  • Consumer and trade practices law
  • Property, building and construction disputes
  • Insurance law
  • Corporate fraud and vicarious liability
  • Contractual disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Corporations law applications
  • Shareholder oppression
  • Appellate and Judicial review
  • Various interlocutory applications

Prior to joining the Bar, Georgia was the Associate to Justice John Dixon in the Supreme Court of Victoria, in the common law division of the court. Georgia also worked as a solicitor at the Melbourne office of Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King and Wood Mallesons) in the Litigation and Intellectual Property departments.

Georgia holds an LLM from the University of Melbourne, where her studies focused upon equity and commercial law, intellectual property, royal commissions and inquiries and torts. Georgia has been a Tutor at Queen's College in the University of Melbourne and a Lecturer at Leo Cussens and RMIT, teaching Law & Regulation in the Masters of Communication program. 

Georgia is actively involved in providing pro bono assistance to the community as a member of the Duty Barrister Scheme and a member of the barrister panel for the Consumer Action Law Centre.

Georgia is the author of a legal blog examining current legal trends: withoutprejudice.blog and regularly presents CPDs on various topics, below is a selection of some of Georgia’s recent CPD papers:

Georgia is also a member of the Queensland Bar Association. A copy of Georgia's CV can be found here.

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Contact

PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 6715
Email georgia.douglas@vicbar.com.au

Chambers: Room 1726
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Appellate
Civil Appeals
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Corporate Insolvency
Commercial Law
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Class Actions
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Contractual Disputes
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Property & Probate
Sports
Common Law
Intentional Torts
Negligence
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Consumer Protections
Defamation
Energy Law & Resources Law
Equity & Trusts
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Royal Commissions
Negligence
Professional Negligence
Public Law & Administrative Law
Judicial Review
Merits Review

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
22 Apr 2009
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
16 May 2013

Qualifications

BA/LLB (Hons); LLM