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Lachlan Currie

QUALIFICATIONS  LLB (Hons) BSc (Chem) (Melb)
ADMITTED  2012    BAR  2019
CHAMBERS  ODW 0921/0922

PHONE  9225 8124
MOBILE  0421 618 150
EMAIL  currie@vicbar.com.au

Lachlan Currie, LLB (Hons) BSc (Chem) (Melb)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Law
  • Magistrates Court
  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitrators International
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Building and Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Contract
  • Copyright
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Corporations
  • Credit
  • Criminal Law
  • Defamation
  • Employment / Industrial
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Franchising
  • Guarantees
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intervention Orders
  • Media
  • Medical Negligence
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Patent
  • Personal Injuries
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Professional Negligence
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Securities
  • Sports Law
  • Superannuation
  • Taxation Law
  • Trade Practices
  • Transport Accident Act
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Experience

Lachlan practices primarily in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on corporations law matters, professional negligence claims, trust and shareholder disputes and corporate and individual insolvency. Lachlan also accepts briefs in employment, insurance and administrative law matters.

As a senior associate at Hall & Wilcox, Lachlan appeared extensively as a solicitor advocate in contested matters in all Victorian and Federal Courts. With over seven years'litigation experience, Lachlan has acted for clients in a broad range of complex disputes, including:

  • - the liquidators of a $2 billion corporate collapse in public examinations and subsequent director and auditor negligence claims;
  • - the plaintiff in a $10 million warranty claim regarding an allegedly defective private jet aircraft; and
  • - shareholders in oppression and breach of directors' duties proceedings.

Lachlan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) from the University of Melbourne. He regularly conducts matters involving complex expert evidence and technical issues.

Lachlan is reading with Jeremy Slattery and his senior mentor is Stewart Maiden QC.

From 16 August 2019, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.