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Luke
Stanistreet

SUMMARY

Luke has a broad commercial litigation practice, advising and appearing (both led and unled) in a wide range of commercial disputes. He has significant experience in:

  • Class actions
  • Contract and Lease disputes
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Corporations
  • Partnership, director, and shareholder disputes
  • Banking & Finance
  • Building & Construction
  • Australian Consumer Law disputes
  • Property law
  • Employment disputes

To view a list of selected cases in which Luke has been briefed, click here.

Luke has authored published articles and CPD papers on several topics including construction law, banking & finance law, expert evidence and civil procedure. 

BACKGROUND

Before his call to the Bar, Luke was Associate to the Honourable Justice Judd in the Commercial Court of the Supreme Court of Victoria.  He completed his graduate year at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) and then practised as a solicitor in the firm's dispute resolution group.

Luke holds a Bachelor of Arts (History & Politics) from Monash University.  He completed his Juris Doctor at Bond University in two years, graduating with Honours.  Luke was awarded prizes for achieving the highest mark in three subjects and was placed on both the Dean's and Vice Chancellor's Lists for academic excellence.  He read with Hamish Austin (now QC).

    PUBLICATIONS

    • D Levin QC and L Stanistreet, 'Must a payment claim be made in good faith?' (2012) 28 BCL 388 Download article

    CPD PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

    • S Minahan, C Brown, and L Stanistreet 'Weaponising the Code: Guarantors Using the Banks' own Code of Practice Against Them', CPD seminar presented at Monash University Law Chambers, 1 September 2016
    • L Stanistreet and R Rozenberg, 'Peace and a Well-Built House Cannot be Bought Too Dearly: The Effective Management of Domestic Building Disputes', paper presented at Monash University Law Chambers, Melbourne, 10 August 2016 Download paper
      • A Robertson and L Stanistreet, 'A Practical Guide to Expert Evidence: Lessons Learned From the Kilmore East Bushfire Class Action', paper presented at Monash University Law Chambers, Melbourne, 28 May 2015 (revised 1 November 2017) Download paper
      • S Pitt, T Mullen, and L Stanistreet, 'Civil Procedure in 2014: A Practical Look at How Courts Have Applied the Civil Procedure Act 2010', paper presented at Monash University Law Chambers, Melbourne, 12 June 2014 Download paper

       

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      Contact

      PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 6237
      Email stanistreet@vicbar.com.au
      FAX +61 3 9225 6555

      Chambers: Room 1811
      Castan Chambers
      460 Lonsdale Street
      Melbourne 3000

      Practice Areas

      Appellate
      Civil Appeals
      Banking & Finance
      Commercial Lending
      Consumer Lending
      Guarantees
      Managed Investment Schemes
      Mistaken / Fraudulent Transactions
      Mortgages
      Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
      Corporate Insolvency
      Building Law & Construction Law
      Residential Building Disputes
      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
      Competition Law & Consumer Law
      Consumer Credit Disputes
      Consumer Protections
      Restraint of Trade
      Trade Practices
      Corporations Law & Securities Law
      Investments
      Managed Investment Schemes
      Partnership Disputes
      Shareholder Disputes
      Equity & Trusts
      Real Property
      Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
      Employment Contracts
      Restraint of Trade
      Property & Probate
      Caveats
      Commercial Tenancies
      Leases
      Mortgage Law

      ADMISSIONS

      Admitted to the Legal Profession:
      20 Oct 2009
      Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
      03 May 2012

      Qualifications

      BA, JD (Hons)