Bill Stephenson

ADMITTED  2016    BAR  2018

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
PHONE  9225 6792
MOBILE  0418 352 047

Bill Stephenson,


  • Law
  • Magistrates Court
  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitration Mediation ADR
  • Arbitrators International
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Building and Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Contract
  • Corporations
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Franchising
  • Insurance
  • Local Government
  • Mediators
  • Mediators (Accredited)
  • Mining Law
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Securities
  • Torts (Other Than PI)
  • Trade Practices




Bill practises primarily in commercial disputes, with a particular focus on building and construction, insolvency, and consumer law litigation, as well as arbitration.

Before joining the bar, Bill worked at the Supreme Court of Victoria as an associate to Justice Sloss of the Commercial Court where he assisted in the hearing and conduct of complex commercial disputes and urgent applications. In his role as an associate, Bill was involved in a wide variety of commercial matters involving insolvency, bankruptcy, banking, consumer protection and property law.

Bill also practised for two years as a solicitor at MolinoCahill Lawyers, a specialist law firm providing legal advice to clients involved in the construction, infrastructure, technology, defence, and energy and resource sectors. During his time at MolinoCahill, Bill was involved in large scale Supreme Court and Federal Court litigation, as well as mediation and arbitration, related to the construction of road, rail and pipeline infrastructure.

Bill holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He is reading with Robert Craig and his senior mentor is Nicholas Hopkins QC.

From 03 May 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.