Simon J Gannon


Barrister

Admitted:
10 Feb 2003
Bar:
20 Nov 2003
Location:
Room 0917, Isaacs Chambers,
555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Simon takes a strategic and diligent approach to legal problems. He appears widely in State and Federal Courts at all levels. He has mediation experience both as mediator and counsel.

Examples of experience include:

Commercial Law- claims in commercial transactions including - contracts, commercial trading trusts, partnership disputes, injunctions, enforcement of judgments, subpoenas and other interlocutory applications- shareholder oppression proceedings.

Property Law- Appearances and advice on sale of land - Commercial leases - Restrictive covenants and easements - removal or modification - adverse possession - mortgage and transactional disputes - Body corporate disputes - Co-ownership disputes.   

Trusts- Litigation and construction of trust instruments, acting for both trustees and beneficiaries.T rading trusts, superannuation trusts and testamentary trusts. Advice and litigation concerning the Settled Land Act 1958 see Unsettling Repercussions, Law Institute Journal, LIJ 84.1/2, February 2010.

Wills and Probate- Family Provision claims - executor disputes including removal applications - contested probate applications: capacity, undue influence and revocation - applications for judicial directions under Order 54.

Bankruptcy & Insolvency- acting for creditors and debtors in bankruptcy petitions - advice and appearances on statutory demands- unfair preference claims under the Corporations Act 2001.

Building and Construction-Domestic and commercial disputes in VCAT and state Courts for both builders and owners.

Employment Law- Acting for employers in general protections and unfair dismissal procedings - Restraint of trade

Administrative Law- Appeals on questions of law from VCAT and Magistrates' Court - Merits and judicial review of administrative decisions - Superannuation reviews including Federal Court appeals on an error of law - Social Security reviews, appeals and advice. 

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation. The information referred to above has been supplied by the barrister concerned. Neither Victorian Bar Inc nor the barrister's clerk have independently verified the accuracy or completeness of the information and neither accepts any responsibility in that regard.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Commercial Law
Criminal Law
Equity & Trusts
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Public Law & Administrative Law

Profile1

Simon takes a strategic and diligent approach to legal problems. He appears widely in State and Federal Courts at all levels. He has mediation experience both as mediator and counsel.

Examples of experience include:

Commercial Law- claims in commercial transactions including - contracts, commercial trading trusts, partnership disputes, injunctions, enforcement of judgments, subpoenas and other interlocutory applications- shareholder oppression proceedings.

Property Law- Appearances and advice on sale of land - Commercial leases - Restrictive covenants and easements - removal or modification - adverse possession - mortgage and transactional disputes - Body corporate disputes - Co-ownership disputes.   

Trusts- Litigation and construction of trust instruments, acting for both trustees and beneficiaries.T rading trusts, superannuation trusts and testamentary trusts. Advice and litigation concerning the Settled Land Act 1958 see Unsettling Repercussions, Law Institute Journal, LIJ 84.1/2, February 2010.

Wills and Probate- Family Provision claims - executor disputes including removal applications - contested probate applications: capacity, undue influence and revocation - applications for judicial directions under Order 54.

Bankruptcy & Insolvency- acting for creditors and debtors in bankruptcy petitions - advice and appearances on statutory demands- unfair preference claims under the Corporations Act 2001.

Building and Construction-Domestic and commercial disputes in VCAT and state Courts for both builders and owners.

Employment Law- Acting for employers in general protections and unfair dismissal procedings - Restraint of trade

Administrative Law- Appeals on questions of law from VCAT and Magistrates' Court - Merits and judicial review of administrative decisions - Superannuation reviews including Federal Court appeals on an error of law - Social Security reviews, appeals and advice. 

 

Other Languages Spoken

  • German