Paul Jeffreys

QUALIFICATIONS  BCom, LLB (Hons) (Monash), LLM (Melbourne), FTI (Tax Institute)
ADMITTED  2013    BAR  2020
CHAMBERS  Level 22, Aickin Chambers, 200 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
MOBILE   0430 479 771

Paul Jeffreys, BCom, LLB (Hons) (Monash), LLM (Melbourne), FTI (Tax Institute)


  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Constitutional
  • Contract
  • Copyright
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Corporations
  • Defamation
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Employment / Industrial
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Environment
  • Equal Opportunity / Discrimination
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Foreign Investment
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration / Migration
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Local Government
  • Media
  • Mining Law
  • Patent
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Superannuation
  • Taxation Law
  • Trade Practices




Paul practices in all areas of commercial and public law, including taxation law, employment and industrial relations law and constitutional and administrative law.

He has acted in matters in the High Court, Federal Court, Federal Circuit and Family Court, various State Supreme Courts, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Fair Work Commission. He has also appeared in Royal Commissions and inquiries.

Paul has particular experience in:

  • taxation disputes and advice – Paul is junior counsel for the taxpayers in the Bendel litigation: see Bendel and Commissioner of Taxation (Taxation) [2023] AATA 3074, and has previously acted for other taxpayers in settled litigation);
  • employment disputes and advice – Paul is junior counsel for Technology One in the Roohizadegan litigation: see Technology One Limited v Roohizadegan [2021] FCAFC 137; Roohizadegan v Technology One Limited [2021] HCASL 249, and is presently acting for various employers and employees in general protections, unlawful termination and discrimination cases); and
  • public law disputes and advice – Paul has successfully acted in merits and judicial review applications: see STZS v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2022] AATA 1255; Thompson v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2023] FCA 161.

Paul commenced his career in private practice at Minter Ellison. Before coming to the Bar, he worked as a Legal Researcher at the Supreme Court of Victoria and was an Associate at the Federal Court of Australia.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws (with first class honours) from Monash University. He also holds a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne.

Paul read with Kathleen Foley SC and his senior mentor is Philip Solomon KC.

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