Amel Masinovic

ADMITTED  2013    BAR  2020

PHONE  9225 7999
MOBILE  0423 213 336

Amel Masinovic,


  • Magistrates Court
  • Administrative Law
  • Australian Defence Force
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Computers / IT
  • Criminal Law
  • Environment
  • Immigration / Migration
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Liquor Licencing
  • Local Government
  • Mining Law
  • Native Title
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Town Planning Law
  • Trade Practices
  • Traffic Offences

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Amel practices predominantly in public, administrative and commercial law.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Amel was a senior in-house legal counsel with two Victorian Government departments. In these roles, his core practice areas were administrative law and regulatory enforcement with expertise in mining, petroleum, extractive industries, agriculture, local government and consumer protection.

Amel also practiced in commercial law, both with Clayton Utz in Melbourne as a solicitor in the Insolvency and Restructuring/Banking and Finance, and as a principal sole practitioner providing advice on commercial leasing matters.

Since coming to the Bar, Amel has—

  • advised and appeared on behalf of various private clients and government agencies in relation to regulatory schemes, with particular experience in licensing appeals and disciplinary proceedings;
  • appeared before courts and tribunals in relation to commercial and residential tenancies disputes;
  • appeared before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in relation to the review of planning permit decisions under the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Vic);
  • appeared before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in relation to the review of decisions made by ASIC under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth);
  • assisted the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner in relation to investigations into complaints of misconduct by Victorian legal practitioners; and
  • assisted senior counsel in commercial matters brought before the County Court and Supreme Court of Victoria.

Amel holds a Bachelor of Commerce/Laws (First Class Honours) from Monash University.

Amel is reading with Sam Rosewarne, and Richard Knowles SC is his senior mentor.

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