Shannon Jenkins


Barrister

Admitted:
14 Apr 2014
Bar:
22 Oct 2020
Location:
Room 2704, Aickin Chambers,
200 Queen Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Shannon has a broad commercial and public law practice.

His commercial practice covers corporations, insolvency, banking, contracts, property, professional negligence, insurance, defamation, consumer protection and trade practices law. 

Immediately before the Bar, Shannon was a solicitor at the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC), in its Office of General Counsel. He advised the Premier and Cabinet Ministers on significant State litigation, Royal Commissions and public and administrative law.

Prior to joining DPC, he was an Associate in the Commercial Disputes and Insolvency team at Mills Oakley. He acted for public companies, private companies and insolvency practitioners in the County Court, Supreme Court, Federal Court and appellate courts.  

Shannon has extensive experience in urgent injunctions and interlocutory disputes. This includes disputes about freezing orders, search orders, security for costs, privilege, subpoenas, summary judgment and striking out of pleadings. He also has significant trial experience.

He welcomes briefs to advise or appear, and accepts briefs from corporate and government solicitors directly. 

In addition to his practice, Shannon is a sessional academic at Deakin University’s Law School. 

He is reading with Keith Wolahan and his Senior Mentor is Bernard Quinn QC.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Commercial Law
Common Law
Criminal Law
Defamation
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law

Profile1

Shannon has a broad commercial and public law practice.

His commercial practice covers corporations, insolvency, banking, contracts, property, professional negligence, insurance, defamation, consumer protection and trade practices law. 

Immediately before the Bar, Shannon was a solicitor at the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC), in its Office of General Counsel. He advised the Premier and Cabinet Ministers on significant State litigation, Royal Commissions and public and administrative law.

Prior to joining DPC, he was an Associate in the Commercial Disputes and Insolvency team at Mills Oakley. He acted for public companies, private companies and insolvency practitioners in the County Court, Supreme Court, Federal Court and appellate courts.  

Shannon has extensive experience in urgent injunctions and interlocutory disputes. This includes disputes about freezing orders, search orders, security for costs, privilege, subpoenas, summary judgment and striking out of pleadings. He also has significant trial experience.

He welcomes briefs to advise or appear, and accepts briefs from corporate and government solicitors directly. 

In addition to his practice, Shannon is a sessional academic at Deakin University’s Law School. 

He is reading with Keith Wolahan and his Senior Mentor is Bernard Quinn QC.