HOOPER, Justin

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HOOPER, Justin

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Building Law
  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Defamation
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injuries 
  • Professional Negligence
  • Trade Practice 



Justin practises in a broad range of commercial matters.


He also has particular expertise in defamation and sport related matters.


Commercial law:

Sondoananh Trading Company Pty Ltd v Couriers Please Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of Singapore Post) (CC, 2017, franchisee claim against franchisor for unlawful termination of franchise agreement)


PCCEF Pty Ltd v Geelong Football Club (VSC, 2017, acting for landlord of enterntainment facility leased by Geelong Football Club - reinstatement application; rectification claim, with Philip Corbett QC)


Riverman Orchards Pty Ltd v Hayden [2017] VSC 379 (spray-drift from farm to vineyard involving negligence and nuisance, with Charles Shaw)


Tatura Milk Industries Ltd v Victorian WorkCover Authority (VCAT, 2017, insurance premium dispute)


Australia Pressure Head Vessel Pty Ltd (subject to DOCA) v La Rosa (CC, 2017, money had and received and conversion claim)


Funtastic Limited v Madman Film and Media Pty Ltd (VSC, 2016, contractual dispute concerning expert accountant’s determination, with Matt Collins QC)


Madman Film and Media Pty Ltd v Funtastic Limited (VSC, 2016, breach of warranties' claim, with Matt Collins QC)


MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd v Victorian WorkCover Authority (VCAT, 2016, insurance premium dispute)



Rebel Wilson v Bauer Media (VSC, 2017, defamation, with Matt Collins QC and Renee Enbom)


Elizabeth Wilson v Rebel Wilson (NSWSC, 2017, defamation, with Matt Collins QC and Renee Enbom)


Sheales v The Age & Ors [2017] VSC 380 (defamation, with Matt Collins QC)


Janet Young v Steve Healy (VSC, 2016, defamation, with Will Houghton QC)


Terry Bailey v Gary Pearce (VSC, 2016, defamation, with Matt Collins QC)


Sport related matters:

Appointed by the AFL as Counsel Assisting the AFL Tribunal and AFL Disciplinary Tribunal (2015, 2016 and 2017 Season)


Jake King v AFL (AFL Grievance Tribunal, 2016)


Maund v Racing Victoria Limited (VSCA, 2016, appeal re disciplinary proceeding, with Cliff Pannam QC)


Racing Victoria Limited v Riley (VSCA, 2016, appeal re disciplinary proceeding, with Cliff Pannam QC)


Nikolic v Racing Victoria Limited (VCAT, 2016, review of jockey licence application, with Jeff Gleeson QC)


Kavanagh & O’Brien v Racing Victoria Limited (VCAT, 2016, disciplinary proceeding, with Jeff Gleeson QC, David Bennett and Albert Dinelli)


ASADA v Essendon Football Club players & Stephen Dank (Counsel Assisting AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal, 2014 – 2015, anti-doping proceeding)


ASADA v Ryan Crowley of the Fremantle Football Club (Counsel Assisting AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal, 2015, anti-doping proceeding)




From 23 Oct 2014, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation


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