Georgia Berlic

ADMITTED  2013    BAR  2014

PHONE  9225 7806

Georgia Berlic, LL.B (Hons), BA, GDLP


  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporations
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Intervention Orders
  • Local Government
  • Personal Injuries
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Securities

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Georgia accepts briefs in a broad range of commercial, banking, property and common law matters.

Georgia appears regularly in all State and Federal courts and tribunals in hearings, interlocutory applications and mediations.

Before coming to the Bar, Georgia was the Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Kennedy.

Georgia read with Kate Anderson and her senior mentor is the Honourable Justice Peter Riordan.

Georgia is a member of the Executive Committee of the Commercial Bar Association. She is also the Assistant Convenor of the Women Barristers Association.

Example list of cases:

  • Spralja v Bullards & Ors (No 2) [2019] VCC 1799: Professional negligence against a solicitor and barristers - Quantum of damages (unled)
  • Bentley Capital Limited v Keybridge Capital Limited [2019] FCA 1675: Corporations - deadlock of board of directors (led by A T Broadfoot QC)
  • In the matter of TM Fresh Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 383: Winding up and oppression proceeding (unled)
  • Proceedings involving review of decision to ban applicant from providing financial services (Administrative Appeals Tribunal)
  • Giurina v Deak & Ors (No 2) [2019] VSC 237: Security for costs of appeal (unled)
  • Block v Powercor Australia Ltd [2019] VSC 15: Group proceedings - summary judgment (led by T Tobin SC)
  • Proceedings involving misleading and deceptive conduct and breach of contract in relation to commercial printing / hire-purchase agreements (Supreme Court of New South Wales, unled)
  • Hawker v Powercor Australia Ltd [2018] VSC 661: Group proceedings - Interlocutory application - communications to class members (led by T Tobin SC)
  • Lenehan v Powercor Australia Ltd [2018] VSC 579: Group proceedings - Interlocutory application relating to correspondence with class members (led by M Thompson QC)
  • Proceedings involving equitable estoppel, breach of contract and misrepresentation in relation to commercial milk supply agreement (Supreme Court of Victoria, led by D Denton QC)
  • Spralja v Bullards & Ors [2018] VCC 437: Professional negligence a sgainst a solicitor and barristers (unled)
  • Giurina v Deak & Ors [2018] VSC 409: Summary Judgment of application for leave to appeal decision of the VCAT (Supreme Court of Victoria, unled)
  • Proceedings for breach of directors’ duties under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Supreme Court of Victoria, led by Dr A Hanak QC, resolved during hearing)
  • Proceedings for the removal of a restrictive covenant over land (Supreme Court of Victoria, unled, application granted, 2018)
  • NZX Ltd v Ralec Interactive & Ors [2016] NZHC 2742: Misleading and deceptive conduct and breach of contract (High Court of New Zealand, led by T North QC)
  • Re Line Accord Pty Ltd [2016] VSC 203: Loan agreement, guarantee and indemnity (Supreme Court of Victoria, led by L Glick QC)
  • Kapila, in the matter of Edelsten [2014] FCA 1112: Cross Border Insolvency (Federal Court of Australia, unled)