Huw C Whitwell


Barrister

Secretary:
Admitted:
9 Dec 2014
Bar:
2 May 2019
Location:
Room 0718, Owen Dixon Chambers West,
525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Huw practises in commercial and public law.

Huw has had particular experience in class actions, regulatory proceedings, and Royal Commissions and other public inquiries. Prior to coming to the Bar, Huw was a solicitor at Minter Ellison and an associate to the Hon. Justice Moshinsky of the Federal Court.

Huw's experience includes the following:

Class actions

Regulatory proceedings

General commercial

  • El Zain v Vitrafy Life Sciences — Supreme Court of Victoria — contract dispute — claim seeking specific performance, injunctive relief, and damages — counsel for Vitrafy led by David Batt QC.
  • Cromwell Corporation Ltd v ARA Real Estate Investors XXI Pte Ltd [2020] FCA 1492 — Federal Court of Australia — preliminary discovery application in relation to possible contraventions of s 606 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) — counsel for Cromwell led by David Batt QC and Kathleen Foley.
  • Re United Almonds Ltd — Supreme Court of Victoria — application by a trustee for judicial advice — counsel for United Almonds Ltd led by Robert Craig QC.

Royal Commissions and other inquiries

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Appellate
Commercial Law
Equity & Trusts
Government
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
International Law
Public Law & Administrative Law
Tax Law & Revenue Law

Profile1

Huw practises in commercial and public law.

Huw has had particular experience in class actions, regulatory proceedings, and Royal Commissions and other public inquiries. Prior to coming to the Bar, Huw was a solicitor at Minter Ellison and an associate to the Hon. Justice Moshinsky of the Federal Court.

Huw's experience includes the following:

Class actions

Regulatory proceedings

General commercial

  • El Zain v Vitrafy Life Sciences — Supreme Court of Victoria — contract dispute — claim seeking specific performance, injunctive relief, and damages — counsel for Vitrafy led by David Batt QC.
  • Cromwell Corporation Ltd v ARA Real Estate Investors XXI Pte Ltd [2020] FCA 1492 — Federal Court of Australia — preliminary discovery application in relation to possible contraventions of s 606 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) — counsel for Cromwell led by David Batt QC and Kathleen Foley.
  • Re United Almonds Ltd — Supreme Court of Victoria — application by a trustee for judicial advice — counsel for United Almonds Ltd led by Robert Craig QC.

Royal Commissions and other inquiries