Ivan Hristovski


Barrister

Admitted:
2 Nov 2004
Bar:
26 Oct 2017
Location:
Room 1023, Lonsdale Chambers,
Level 10 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Ivan accepts briefs in all areas of commercial litigation. Ivan has over 15 years of expertise in:

  • insolvency (including public examinations, voidable transaction claims, winding ups, bankruptcies and all forms of external administration);
  • banking and finance law and security enforcement; and
  • corporate disputes (including oppression proceedings, shareholder disputes, derivative actions, valuation disputes, ASIC prosecutions and directors’ duties cases).

Ivan is also experienced with property disputes, fraud matters, commercial leasing, Australian Consumer Law and guardianship matters.

Before coming to the Bar, Ivan was a partner in the dispute resolution team at Gadens.

Ivan has wide ranging advocacy experience across both State and Commonwealth Courts and Tribunals. He has appeared in numerous trials, interlocutory applications, injunction hearings, pre-hearing conferences, mediations and directions hearings. Some of the reported matters which Ivan has appeared in are:

  • Six Bruce Pty Ltd v Jadig Finance Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 552
    (Injunction to prevent mortgagee sale)
  • Udaipur Lake Pty Ltd & Anor v Michael Sklovsky Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] VSC 23
    (Setting aside an expert valuation – with Jim Delany QC)
  • Modeca Investments Pty Ltd v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2017] VSC 119
    (Application to set aside a statutory demand)
  • Australian Executor Trustees Limited v Kerbage (Residential Tenancies) [2020] VCAT 169
    (Mortgagee application for possession of tenanted property)

Ivan was recommended as a leading insolvency lawyer by Doyle’s in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020. He was also named in the “Best Lawyers in Australia” in the area of banking and finance law for each of 2016 and 2017.

Ivan read with Bart Carew. His senior mentor was Daryl Williams QC.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

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

Profile1

Ivan accepts briefs in all areas of commercial litigation. Ivan has over 15 years of expertise in:

  • insolvency (including public examinations, voidable transaction claims, winding ups, bankruptcies and all forms of external administration);
  • banking and finance law and security enforcement; and
  • corporate disputes (including oppression proceedings, shareholder disputes, derivative actions, valuation disputes, ASIC prosecutions and directors’ duties cases).

Ivan is also experienced with property disputes, fraud matters, commercial leasing, Australian Consumer Law and guardianship matters.

Before coming to the Bar, Ivan was a partner in the dispute resolution team at Gadens.

Ivan has wide ranging advocacy experience across both State and Commonwealth Courts and Tribunals. He has appeared in numerous trials, interlocutory applications, injunction hearings, pre-hearing conferences, mediations and directions hearings. Some of the reported matters which Ivan has appeared in are:

  • Six Bruce Pty Ltd v Jadig Finance Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 552
    (Injunction to prevent mortgagee sale)
  • Udaipur Lake Pty Ltd & Anor v Michael Sklovsky Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] VSC 23
    (Setting aside an expert valuation – with Jim Delany QC)
  • Modeca Investments Pty Ltd v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2017] VSC 119
    (Application to set aside a statutory demand)
  • Australian Executor Trustees Limited v Kerbage (Residential Tenancies) [2020] VCAT 169
    (Mortgagee application for possession of tenanted property)

Ivan was recommended as a leading insolvency lawyer by Doyle’s in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020. He was also named in the “Best Lawyers in Australia” in the area of banking and finance law for each of 2016 and 2017.

Ivan read with Bart Carew. His senior mentor was Daryl Williams QC.