G Tony Pagone AM KC

QUALIFICATIONS   B.A., Dip. Ed., LL.B (Monash), LL.M (Cambridge), LLD (Melbourne)
ADMITTED  1980    BAR  1985

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
PHONE  9225 7999

LOTE   Italian  

G Tony  Pagone,  B.A., Dip. Ed., LL.B (Monash), LL.M (Cambridge), LLD (Melbourne)


  • Arbitration
  • Arbitration Mediation ADR
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  • Arbitrators International
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  • Franchising
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  • Intellectual Property
  • International / Conflicts of Law
  • International Arbitration
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  • Mining Law
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Law
  • Public Law
  • Securities
  • Sports Law
  • Superannuation
  • Taxation Law
  • Trade Practices




G Tony Pagone practises in all as aspects of litigation, including arbitration, mediation and advice. His chambers are located on the 18th floor of Owen Dixon Chambers West.

Tony Pagone retired from the Federal Court of Australia where he had been the national co‑ordinating judge of the Taxation National Practice Area. Before his appointment to the Federal Court he was a judge of the trial division of the Supreme Court of Victoria and had been the judge in charge of the Commercial Court of that Court. He graduated from Monash University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Laws and from Cambridge University with a Master of Laws in 1983. In 2014 he was awarded an LLD from the University of Melbourne for his research and published work on anti‑tax avoidance provisions. 

He was admitted in Victoria as a legal practitioner in 1980, signed the roll of counsel in 1985, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel for Victoria in 1996. He practised widely in taxation law, commercial law, administrative law, constitution law, public and human rights law during his career at the Bar. He was also Special Counsel to the Australian Taxation Office between 2002 and 2004. He is a professorial fellow of the Melbourne Law School and lectures in several post-graduate courses at the Melbourne Law School and from time to time in the Law Faculty at Monash University. He was President of the International Association of Judges from 2018-2021, is now an Honorary President and had been on the board of the International Association of Tax Judges.

He was appointed in October 2022 to the board of the International Institute for Justice Excellence.