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James Peters AM QC

QUALIFICATIONS  LLB(Melb)/BA(Melb)
ADMITTED  1985    BAR  1987
YEAR APPOINTED SILK  2003
CHAMBERS   ACK 28th Fl

PHONE   9225 8455
MOBILE  04 1313 6969
EMAIL  jpeters@vicbar.com.au

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James  Peters, LLB(Melb)/BA(Melb)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Commercial Law
  • Contract
  • Corporations
  • Defamation
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Guarantees
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnerships
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Professional Negligence
  • Securities
  • Superannuation
  • Torts (Other Than PI)
  • Trade Practices

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Experience

Since 1987 I have practised in the Supreme and Federal Courts (at both trial and appellate level) and in arbitrations involving complex commercial disputes, banking/insolvency, corporations matters, Trade Practices Act/Australian Consumer Law matters, equity, partnership and property matters joint venture disputes, and various regulatory authority disputes. I have acted for many private litigants and public bodies, liquidators, financial institutions and regulators including ASIC, ACCC and APRA.

His CV can be found here 

Doyle’s Guide 2016 - 2021

https://doylesguide.com/leading-commercial-litigation-dispute-resolution-senior-counsel-victoria-2020/

Chambers and Partners 2016 - 2021

https://www.chambersandpartners.com/23/2021/editorial/8/2

https://chambers.com/lawyer/james-peters-qc-asia-pacific-8:1456887

Other Interests

President Victorian Bar Council 2014- 2015

Past Chairman of Victorian Bar Audit & Finance Committee

Past Member Ethics Committee

Past Member Counsel Committee

Past Director of Victoria Law Foundation

Member of the AOC Appeals Tribunal for the 2020 Australian Olympic Team

Rowing – Permanent Chair, Rowing Australia Selection Appeals Board since 2017

From 18/06/2009, Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.