Profile

Full Name: Mr Patrick Gordon
Email: pgordon@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Mobile: 0449 998 384
Chambers: Gorman Chambers
Date of Admission: 24 Aug 2011
Called to the Bar: 26 Oct 2017
Qualifications: LLB, Latrobe University
Previous Occupation: Solicitor at Stary, Norton & Halphen; Gordon Legal and Slater & Gordon

Profile

Patrick accepts brief in all types of criminal law matters, and certain types of civil proceedings.

Since coming to the Bar, Patrick has been briefed in:

  • contested criminal hearings; and
  • complex criminal pleas;
  • investigations into prospective class actions;
  • claims for compensation under the Sentencing Act;
  • common law personal injury trials; and
  • sporting tribunal proceedings.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Patrick was a solicitor for several years, practising in both class actions and criminal law.

As a solicitor, he worked at Stary, Norton & Halphen - a respected criminal defence firm.  During that period, he conducted appearances across all Victorian courts and instructed in all types of criminal trials.

He also worked at two large plaintiff law firms, where he was part of teams working on the landmark ‘Thalidomide’ class action, complex securities class actions, bushfire litigation in Western Australia, and the various Essendon Football Club supplements matters.

Patrick signed the Bar Roll in 2017, and read with Megan Tittensor.  His senior mentor is Jack Rush Q.C.

Areas of Practice

Appellate

Commercial Law

  • Civil Procedure Law
  • Class Actions
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Sports

Common Law

  • Class Actions
  • Dust Diseases
  • Intentional Torts
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Confiscation of Assets
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Corruption
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • Intervention Orders
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
  • Money Laundering
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle
  • Victims of Crime
  • Work

Defamation

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Fair Work Commission
  • Royal Commissions
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
  • Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)
  • Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Civil Liberties
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
  • Freedom of Information (FOI)
  • Human Rights Law


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