Full Name: Mr John D Armstrong
Phone: +61 3 9225 6788
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0407 709 246
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 1121
Date of Admission: 1 Apr 1982
Called to the Bar: 4 Nov 2004
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 21 Mar 2019
Qualifications: B.Sc., LL.B., Grad. Dip. Media, Communications and Information Technology Law


John practices in commercial litigation and telecommunications law.

Throughout John's time at the Bar he has dealt with a range of commercial disputes in the Federal Court, Supreme Court, County Court and VCAT jurisdictions, in particular contractual and Australian Consumer Law disputes and commercial and domestic building disputes. 

In telecommunications, John advises carriers, wholesale and retail carriage services providers and government bodies in relation to the telecommunications regulatory regime and appears in proceedings involving telecommunications industry participants.  

John is also experienced in asbestos disease claims and trials, being briefed by manufacturers and suppliers of asbestos products.   

John is a nationally Accredited Mediator and acts as mediator in both commercial and personal injury disputes.  

Before coming to the Bar John was the Dispute Resolution Counsel at Telstra Corporation Ltd and a Senior Associate with the King Wood Mallesons (as it now is) dispute resolution group.  

A more detailed resume is available via the link at the top of this page.

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation

Commercial Law

  • Building Law & Construction Law
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes

Common Law

  • Dust Diseases
  • Work Injury Damages
  • Workers Compensation

Technology Law & Media Law

  • Telecommunications

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • All Australian States and Jurisdictions
From 16 Apr 2009, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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