Peter Fary


Barrister | Accredited Mediator

Admitted:
11 Apr 1994
Bar:
24 May 2001
Location:
Room 1017, Lonsdale Chambers,
Level 10 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Peter Fary practises in commercial and insolvency litigation and alternative dispute resolution.  He appears regularly in interlocutory hearings, trials and appeals in the Federal, Supreme, Family, County and Federal Circuit Courts.

Peter is also a nationally accredited and advanced mediator, having conducted over 750 mediations. Peter has experience conducting remote mediations via Zoom.

Prior to signing the Bar Roll, Peter was a Deputy District Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia and a Registrar of the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia (now Federal Circuit Court). Peter is a co-author of Bankruptcy Law and Practice (LexisNexis) and a former co-author of the Practice And Procedure High Court And Federal Court Of Australia (LexisNexis) chapter on Bankruptcy.

Peter is also on the Consumer Action Law Centre pro bono advice panel.

Peter is a member of Lonsdale Chambers.

Peter has had three readers: Brenton DevannyJordan Schulz and Edwina Keynes.

Selected Cases

Recognition

Best Lawyers - Insolvency & Reorganisation 2021

Best Laywers - Alternative Dispute Resolution 2021

Doyles Guide - Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Law Barrister Rankings - Australia, 2020

Doyles Guide - Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barrister Rankings - Australia, 2020 

Doyle's Guide - Leading Mediators - Victoria 2020

Doyle's Guide - Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Law Barrister Rankings - Victoria, 2020

Doyles Guide - Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barrister Rankings - Victoria, 2020

Past Recognition

Recent papers

The intersection between the PPSA and the Corporations Act - Leo Cussen 22 May 2019

Insolvency Risks and the New Ipso Facto Regime - Legalwise 15 March 2019

Recent Developments in Bankruptcy and Family Law - Foleys List 31 October 2018

Spousal Bankruptcy - Cents and Sensibility in Family Law - TEN 9 March 2017

Section 121: The Sleeping Giant - ARITA 6 March 2018

Family Law and Bankruptcy – the Perfect Storm - CPD in session

In the media

'the scheme has failed': Court appoints provisional liquidators to Mayfair's IPO wealth

Bankrupt Geoff Clark did not list shares

George Alex ‘settles 6 million defamation claim in his favour but creditors won’t get a cent’

Walton investigation to extend into New Year

NAB to give evidence on role in lead up to Walton collapse

Edelsten goes bust for second time, owing up to $14.1m tax

Brian Fitzpatrick, former CFMEU official has been sworn and has adopted his witness statement.

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    AREAS OF PRACTICE

    Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
    Appellate
    Commercial Law
    Common Law
    Equity & Trusts
    Family Law
    Public Law & Administrative Law

    Profile1

    Peter Fary practises in commercial and insolvency litigation and alternative dispute resolution.  He appears regularly in interlocutory hearings, trials and appeals in the Federal, Supreme, Family, County and Federal Circuit Courts.

    Peter is also a nationally accredited and advanced mediator, having conducted over 750 mediations. Peter has experience conducting remote mediations via Zoom.

    Prior to signing the Bar Roll, Peter was a Deputy District Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia and a Registrar of the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia (now Federal Circuit Court). Peter is a co-author of Bankruptcy Law and Practice (LexisNexis) and a former co-author of the Practice And Procedure High Court And Federal Court Of Australia (LexisNexis) chapter on Bankruptcy.

    Peter is also on the Consumer Action Law Centre pro bono advice panel.

    Peter is a member of Lonsdale Chambers.

    Peter has had three readers: Brenton DevannyJordan Schulz and Edwina Keynes.

    Selected Cases

    Recognition

    Best Lawyers - Insolvency & Reorganisation 2021

    Best Laywers - Alternative Dispute Resolution 2021

    Doyles Guide - Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Law Barrister Rankings - Australia, 2020

    Doyles Guide - Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barrister Rankings - Australia, 2020 

    Doyle's Guide - Leading Mediators - Victoria 2020

    Doyle's Guide - Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Law Barrister Rankings - Victoria, 2020

    Doyles Guide - Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barrister Rankings - Victoria, 2020

    Past Recognition

    Recent papers

    The intersection between the PPSA and the Corporations Act - Leo Cussen 22 May 2019

    Insolvency Risks and the New Ipso Facto Regime - Legalwise 15 March 2019

    Recent Developments in Bankruptcy and Family Law - Foleys List 31 October 2018

    Spousal Bankruptcy - Cents and Sensibility in Family Law - TEN 9 March 2017

    Section 121: The Sleeping Giant - ARITA 6 March 2018

    Family Law and Bankruptcy – the Perfect Storm - CPD in session

    In the media

    'the scheme has failed': Court appoints provisional liquidators to Mayfair's IPO wealth

    Bankrupt Geoff Clark did not list shares

    George Alex ‘settles 6 million defamation claim in his favour but creditors won’t get a cent’

    Walton investigation to extend into New Year

    NAB to give evidence on role in lead up to Walton collapse

    Edelsten goes bust for second time, owing up to $14.1m tax

    Brian Fitzpatrick, former CFMEU official has been sworn and has adopted his witness statement.