Profile

Full Name: Mr Robert H Miller
Email: rmiller@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 8576
Fax: 9225 6573
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1218
Date of Admission: 1 Apr 1964
Called to the Bar: 11 Nov 1971
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 8 Apr 2008
Accredited as Mediator: 1 Aug 1996
Qualifications: LL.B. (Hons) (Melb), LLM (Bkley) Univeristy of California

Profile

As the following history shows, Robert has had a varied career since his admission to practice in 1965.

* 1966-67 Assistant

Professor of Law, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

* 1967-70 Human

Rights Officer, United Nations in New York.

* 1971-79 Senior

Lecturer in Law, Monash University.

* Signed Victorian

Bar Roll 1972.

* Director,

Regulation Review Unit 1985-88.

Professional

Practice:

Trade Practices;

* Federal & Supreme

Court cases involving claims by tenants against shopping centre owners.

* Franchise claims

* Price fixing claims

* Sale and leasing of businesses.

Wills & Estates.

*advising and

appearing for TFM claimants and Executors.

* advising and

appearing in contested Will cases including disputes over the "forfeiture rule", undue influence, lack of capacity and illegality.

* Mediating Will disputes.

Practice Court - Masters Court

*advising and appearing in urgent cases often seeking injunctive and other relief.

Commercial Property and Land Law

* Disputes involvin restraint of trade, confidential information, trade secrets.

* Estate Agents, Contracts of Sale and leases of Land.

Contract.

* Partnership, banking and credit disputes.

Disciplinary and Related Tribunals;

*University, Solicitors, Medical, Optometrists and Teachers Boards.

Robert is also an accredited mediator.

Other Languages Spoken

  • French

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Commercial Law

  • Banking & Finance
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
  • Property & Probate

Common Law

  • Intentional Torts
  • Negligence

Equity & Trusts

  • Family Provision
  • Wills & Probate

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Employment Contracts

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Constitutional Law
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
  • Human Rights Law
  • Information Privacy
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • New South Wales


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