Philip H Barton


Barrister

Blog:
https://caveatsvictoria.blog/
Bar:
14 Sep 1978
Location:
Room 1528/1529, Owen Dixon Chambers West,
525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

I am a commercial barrister specializing in property issues. I hold BA and LLM degrees and have practised as a barrister for over 30 years. I practise in –

  • Property Law
  • Probate
  • Equity/Trusts
  • Retail Tenancies
  • Land Valuation
  • Commercial Law
  • Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution

I appear in the Supreme, Federal and County Courts and at VCAT.

    I have written numerous articles, including in the Australian Law Journal in 1987, and approximately annually in the Law Institute Journal in which I also write book reviews. Recent LIJ articles include –

    • Testator's family maintenance - ancillary issues (forthcoming)
    • Malleability of a doctrine (proprietary estoppel) ( May 2015)
    • Interpretation of restrictive covenants (October 2013) 
    • Modifying and discharging restrictive covenants – an update (December 2012) 
    • Costs orders in Testator's Family Maintenance Proceedings (December 2011)  
    • Be aware - caveats related to constructive trusts (April 2009) Land protection - caveats lodged by a beneficiary under a unit trust (July 2008)  
    • Amendment of planning permits (January 2008)

     

    Recent papers at seminars include -

    • The contract of sale:getting it right from the beginning (Legalwise March 2016)
    • Proprietary estoppel (Television Education Network August 2015)
    • Restrictive covenants (Television Education Network May 2015)
    • The new form contract of sale (Legalwise March 2015)
    • Property Law Case Updates (Legalwise March 2014)
    • Pre-Contractual Representations (Legalwise March 2013)
    • Wills and Probate (CPDS March 2013)
    • Caveats (Leo Cussen June 2012)

     

    Other experience includes –

    • I was a reporter for the Victorian Reports for over 10 years
    • I am a former editor of the Victorian Planning Reports

    I completed the Bond University Dispute Resolution Centre Advanced Mediation Course in 2004.

    Follow Phlip's CaveatsVictoria blog 

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    AREAS OF PRACTICE

    Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
    Appellate
    Commercial Law
    Common Law
    Environmental Law & Planning Law
    Equity & Trusts

    Profile1

    I am a commercial barrister specializing in property issues. I hold BA and LLM degrees and have practised as a barrister for over 30 years. I practise in –

    • Property Law
    • Probate
    • Equity/Trusts
    • Retail Tenancies
    • Land Valuation
    • Commercial Law
    • Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution

    I appear in the Supreme, Federal and County Courts and at VCAT.

      I have written numerous articles, including in the Australian Law Journal in 1987, and approximately annually in the Law Institute Journal in which I also write book reviews. Recent LIJ articles include –

      • Testator's family maintenance - ancillary issues (forthcoming)
      • Malleability of a doctrine (proprietary estoppel) ( May 2015)
      • Interpretation of restrictive covenants (October 2013) 
      • Modifying and discharging restrictive covenants – an update (December 2012) 
      • Costs orders in Testator's Family Maintenance Proceedings (December 2011)  
      • Be aware - caveats related to constructive trusts (April 2009) Land protection - caveats lodged by a beneficiary under a unit trust (July 2008)  
      • Amendment of planning permits (January 2008)

       

      Recent papers at seminars include -

      • The contract of sale:getting it right from the beginning (Legalwise March 2016)
      • Proprietary estoppel (Television Education Network August 2015)
      • Restrictive covenants (Television Education Network May 2015)
      • The new form contract of sale (Legalwise March 2015)
      • Property Law Case Updates (Legalwise March 2014)
      • Pre-Contractual Representations (Legalwise March 2013)
      • Wills and Probate (CPDS March 2013)
      • Caveats (Leo Cussen June 2012)

       

      Other experience includes –

      • I was a reporter for the Victorian Reports for over 10 years
      • I am a former editor of the Victorian Planning Reports

      I completed the Bond University Dispute Resolution Centre Advanced Mediation Course in 2004.

      Follow Phlip's CaveatsVictoria blog