Kieran has a broad commercial practice.  He appears in a wide range of commercial disputes as sole counsel, and as a junior, in the Federal and Victorian courts. 

Since coming the Bar, Kieran has obtained significant experience in areas including:

  • Contractual and business disputes;
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy;
  • Professional negligence;
  • Consumer disputes;
  • Employment disputes;
  • Property disputes (including retail and residential leasing);
  • Building and construction disputes;
  • Taxation disputes against the Commissioner of Taxation;
  • Sporting disputes;
  • Urgent interlocutory injunctions (including freezing orders);
  • Interlocutory applications.

A selection of cases in which he has been briefed are included in the ‘cases’ link above.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Kieran was an associate at Gadens in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, and in the Property and Construction Group.

Kieran was also Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Croft at the Supreme Court of Victoria.  Kieran assisted his Honour in a wide range of proceedings in the Commercial Court, including the Great Southern Proceedings.

Kieran is a member and honorary secretary of the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria.  He is also a co-author of Australian Commercial Arbitration published by LexisNexis, and a member of the Victorian Amateur Football Association integrity division panel.  He read with Michael Osborne QC.  His senior mentor is Nick Hopkins QC.

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PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 6724

Chambers: Room 2108
Aickin Chambers
200 Queen Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Arbitration
Civil Appeals
Commercial Law
International Commercial Law
Property & Probate
Transport 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
Common Law
Intentional Torts
Equity & Trusts
Real Property
Wills & Probate
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Fair Work Commission
Royal Commissions
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
Tax Law & Revenue Law
Transport Law


Admitted to the Legal Profession:
22 Apr 2009
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
24 Oct 2013


B.Com, LL.B (Hons)

Also Entitled to Practise in

All Australian States and Jurisdictions
Federal Courts

Committee Memberships

Banking & Finance
Executive Committee