Jeremy Whelen

ADMITTED  1998    BAR  2003
CHAMBERS  Dawson Chambers, Ground Floor, Room 6

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
PHONE  03 9229 5008
MOBILE  0438 195 878

Jeremy Whelen,   BA, LLB (Hons)


  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Contract
  • Corporations
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Partnerships
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Law
  • Trade Practices




Jeremy acts in commercial disputes, mainly but not exclusively for clients in the construction industry.

Jeremy's commercial disputes experience encompasses contracts, insurance (Including coverage disputes), professional indemnity/negligence, corporations, insolvency, property and equity.

His construction experience includes disputes arising during project delivery disputes (including bank guarantee injunctions, security of payment, protection works), end-of-project litigation or arbitration (including claims for money and time), and post-project disputes (often for insured professionals such as architects, engineers, building surveyors, fire engineers, project managers and superintendents) or subrogated recovery actions on instructions from insurers. Recent project settings have spanned LNG pipelines, a power station, freeways, solar and wind farms, specialised pavements (ports, distribution centre, racing car track), and commercial and residential developments (including flammable cladding cases). Jeremy was ranked in Doyles Guide (peer reviewed) as a Leading Construction & Infrastructure Barrister (Australia) in 2017 - 2018 and 2020 - 2024, and in the Victorian market in 2015 - 2024.

Jeremy is also a member of the Victorian Bar's Indigenous Justice Committee.

From 01 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.