SION, Renee

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SION, Renee

Areas of Practice

  • Common Law
  • Negligence
  • Intentional Torts
  • Defamation
  • Commercial Law
  • Insurance Law and Professional Negligence Law
  • Corporations Law and Securities Law
  • Competition Law and Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Competition Law and Consumer Law
  • Consumer Protections
  • Franchising Law
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Trade Practices
  • Appellate
  • Civil Appeals
  • Public Law and Administrative Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Information Privacy
  • Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals and Commissions
  • Royal Commissions
  • Coronial Inquests


Renee practices primarily in commercial, civil and administrative law, including class actions and inquiries. She also has experience in media law, including defamation and contempt.

Renee appears regularly in contested hearings, appeals and interlocutory matters in all State and Federal courts and tribunals.Since coming to the Bar, she has gained considerable trial experience, both as a junior and as sole counsel.

Renee has acted in many complex contractual disputes. Her matters have involved a diverse range of industries including retail, hospitality and gaming, farming and agriculture, leasing, education and schools. Renee recently represented the State of Victoria with respect to the reopened Hazelwood Mine Fire Board of Inquiry. She has also acted for local councils and other government entities.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Renee completed Articles at Cornwall Stodart and thereafter practiced as a solicitor in their Commercial Litigation team before moving to DLA Piper (formerly Phillips Fox).

At the Bar, Renee read with Georgina Schoff QC. Her senior mentor was William Houghton QC.


From 01 Jul 2016, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.



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