Jack Heeley

QUALIFICATIONS  BPD (Property & Construction), LLB (Hons)
ADMITTED  2009    BAR  2011

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
PHONE  9225 8574

Jack Heeley, BPD (Property & Construction), LLB (Hons)


  • Arbitration
  • Arbitration Mediation ADR
  • Building and Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Contract
  • Energy
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Expert Determination
  • Guarantees
  • International Arbitration
  • Mediators
  • Mediators (Accredited)
  • Property Law
  • Torts (Other Than PI)




Jack Heeley practises in commercial law and has particular expertise in building, construction and engineering disputes.

During his ten years at the Bar, Jack has acted in:

  • numerous building and construction proceedings before the Supreme Court and the County Court, including cases for some of Australia's leading construction companies;
  • a wide range of commercial arbitrations;
  • Supreme Court class actions;
  • a variety of general commercial matters before the superior courts and the County Court;
  • VCAT proceedings, including, in particular, domestic building disputes and proceedings under the Water Act 1989.

For a selection of his recent and significant cases click here.

Jack completed his Articles at Mallesons Stephen Jaques and thereafter practised as a solicitor in the firm's dispute resolution group. While at Mallesons, he acted on a broad range of commercial matters with a focus on construction litigation and arbitration.

Immediately prior to coming to the Bar, Jack was an Associate at the Supreme Court of Victoria, first to the Hon. Justice Byrne, Principal Judge of the Commercial & Equity Division, and then to the Hon. Justice Bongiorno of the Court of Appeal.

Jack completed his Law degree (First Class Honours) at Monash University and holds a Bachelor of Planning and Design (Dean's Honours) with a Property and Construction major from the University of Melbourne.

From 20 May 2011, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.