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Full Name: Mr William E M Lye OAM S.C.
Email: wemlye@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 8427
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 1823
Date of Admission: 4 Nov 1987
Called to the Bar: 26 May 1988
Appointed Silk: 29 Nov 2018
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 12 Jun 2008
Accredited as Mediator: 26 Jul 1995
Qualifications: M Ent Inn (Swinburne), LLM (Monash), LLB, BSc (Computer Sci.), MAICD

Profile

William Lye has a Master of Laws (specialising in Intellectual Property), and a Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MEI) from the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship.

William is admitted to practice in the Northern Territory, the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, and Queensland. He can assist clients to solve legal or other issues in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and China.

He is available for international arbitration and mediation (as Counsel, Arbitrator, or Mediator), interlocutory and trial work. Specific advisory and interest areas include board representation, private equity and venture capital issues, public listed company issues, ASEAN networks, computer and internet related area, and martial arts and the law.

William is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; a board member of the Order of Australia Association Ltd;  Special Sessional Lecturer at Monash University Law Faculty Juris Doctor degree in Contracts Law; Property Law; and Convenor of Monash University's Mooting Competitions. He is an appointed member of foreign arbitrators on the Shanghai International Arbitration Center (www.shiac.org)

He is also Adjunct Fellow within the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre; Adjunct Professor of Law at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, and the Immediate Past National Vice President of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association.

For further information, go to www.williamlye.com

Other Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • Hokkien
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Mandarin

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Arbitration
  • International Arbitration
  • Mediation

Appellate

  • Civil Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Asia Practice
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
  • International Commercial Law
  • Property & Probate
  • Sports

Equity & Trusts

  • Family Provision
  • Real Property

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

International Law

  • Choice of Law / Jurisdiction
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Private International Law

Technology Law & Media Law

  • Information Technical (IT) & Computing

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Western Australia

Committee Memberships

  • (Chair) Asia Practice
From 1 Jul 2014, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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