Full Name: Mr Matthew Bromley
Phone: 9229 5003
Fax: 9229 5050
Mobile: 0422 005 274
Chambers: Dawson Chambers
Room: 10
Date of Admission: 27 Feb 1989
Called to the Bar: 23 May 2002
Qualifications: B.Ec, LL.B, LL.M.


Matthew Bromley was admitted to practice in 1989 and signed the Bar Roll in 2002. 

Matthew has experience in all types of commercial disputes, including misleading and deceptive conduct claims, disputes between directors/shareholders, franchise disputes, lease disputes and general contractual claims.

He acts in insolvency matters involving  voidable  transactions and insolvent trading. He has acted  for liquidators in recovering funds from officers of the company in such cases as The Victorian Multiethnic Slavic Welfare Association Inc (in liq) & Anor v Trajkov & Anor [2017] VCC 1433 (9 October 2017)

Matthew also deals with employment law matters including wrongful termination of employment, FWC proceedings for unfair dismissals, employee/independent contractor issues, restraints of trade, confidential information, redundancy entitlements, sexual harassment, and discrimination.

Matthew acts for retirement village residents and owners. He has acted successfully for residents of a village for over 8 years  through VCAT, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court. See 

Rees v Illawong Retirement Group Pty Ltd (Civil Claims) [2014] VCAT 667 (5 May 2014)

Stubbs v Martyniuk (Civil Claims) [2015] VCAT 1315 (21 August 2015)



Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation


  • Civil Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
  • Building Law & Construction Law
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
  • Property & Probate


Equity & Trusts

  • Real Property

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Public Sector Appeals
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Statutory Employment Rights
  • Unfair Dismissal

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

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