Full Name: Mr Robert Paoletti
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 9225 8480
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1319
Date of Admission: 27 Apr 2011
Called to the Bar: 4 May 2017


Robert Paoletti practises in civil litigation, and has particular experience in personal injuries and insurance law.

Before coming to the Bar, Robert was a Senior Associate at Thomson Geer Lawyers (formerly Herbert Geer Lawyers), representing corporate and Government clients in a broad range of accident compensation disputes. Prior to that, he had commenced his legal career at Nowicki Carbone Lawyers, representing personal injuries claimants in a variety of matters, including WorkSafe and TAC claims.

Robert has extensive experience in the Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates’ Court and VCAT, and has litigated matters ranging from small-scale Magistrates’ Court and VCAT disputes to multi-defendant damages trials in the Supreme Court.

Having acted on behalf of both Plaintiffs and Defendants, Robert has gained a well-rounded insight into the various aspects of the litigation process and has been afforded the opportunity to litigate disputes from very different perspectives.

Robert attained a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne in 2010 and was awarded the TAC Prize for Advocacy in 2008.

He read with Ian McDonald, and his senior mentor was Danny Masel SC.

Areas of Practice

Common Law

  • Insurance Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Motor Vehicles & Transport
  • Workers Compensation
From 9 Feb 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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