HUTCHINS, Brooke

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HUTCHINS, Brooke


Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law (Judicial Review)
  • Administrative Law (Merits Review)
  • Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law
  • Professional Negligence
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Trade Practices
 

 

Brooke appears in, and advises on, trials in all Victorian and Federal Courts, the Administrative Appeal Tribunal, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and internal hearings of government agencies.

Brooke has experience at the Bar in the following areas:

  • Commercial disputes including contract claims, consumer law, trade practices, competition, corporation law, banking, torts, equity and contempt proceedings;
  • Common law, with a particular focus on personal injury (for both plaintiffs and defendants);
  • Administrative law including merits and judicial review, disciplinary proceedings and acting as counsel assisting.

Brooke read with Dr Timothy McEvoy and her senior mentor is Michael Wheelahan QC (now The Hon. Justice Wheelahan).

Brooke came to the Bar in 2015, having previously worked as a solicitor at:

  • Logie-Smith Lanyon, undertaking a broad range of commercial disputes;
  • Freshfields Brukhaus Derringer LLP (London), undertaking complex multijurisdictional commercial litigation and regulatory compliance work;
  • Victorian Government Solicitor's Office, acting for the State of Victoria in a major negligence class action in the Supreme Court - Regent Holdings Pty Ltd v State of Victoria [2013] VSC 601; and
  • Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation, acting as counsel assisting at internal hearings, providing advice on statutory interpretation and administrative decision making and appearing in prosecutions.

 



 

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