Full Name: Mr Jeremy W St John QC
Phone: +61 3 9225 7366
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Date of Admission: 3 Apr 1975
Called to the Bar: 24 Nov 1983
Appointed Silk: 17 Dec 2002
Accredited as Mediator: 10 Jun 1999
Qualifications: LLB


Jeremy graduated from Melbourne University in 1974. After being admitted to practice in 1975, Jeremy became a solicitor at the leading family law practice in Melbourne. He was admitted into the partnership the following year and undertook family and de facto law work until he resigned in 1983 to come to the Victorian Bar. Jeremy has practised exclusively in matrimonial and de facto law ever since. He took silk in 2002.

Whilst Jeremy undertakes all aspects of family law, including appellate work, in more recent years he has primarily undertaken complex financial cases.

Jeremy is a past Vice-Chairman of the Family Law Bar Association and was a member of the Ethics Committee of the Victorian Bar from 2008-2018. He has written specialist papers and presented lectures and seminars on many aspects of family law, including legislative change, binding financial agreements, ethical obligations, evidence, advocacy, cross-examination, third party rights, discovery and drafting documents. 

Arbitration Qualifications

  • AIFLAM (Member)

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Family Law

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • High Court of Australia
From 1 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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