: Norman J O'Bryan AM S.C.

Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury
  • Intentional Torts
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Competition
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property
  • Securities and Investments
  • Superannuation
  • Transport Law - Admiralty/Aviation/Maritime
  • Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review
  • Trusts
Environment and Planning
  • Mining
Defamation Alternative Dispute Resolution

Languages Spoken

  • French


  • +61 3 9640 3227
Norman J O

Norman J O'Bryan AM S.C.

Telephone: 9640 3222
Email: nobryan@melbchambers.com.au
Mobile: 0419 290 857
Secretary: 9640 3201
Fax: 9640 3100
Room 0102
Melbourne Chambers
235 Queen Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

04 Apr 1983

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

25 Nov 1993

Appointed Silk:

28 Nov 2000


B.A. (Hons), LL.B. (Hons), B.C.L.(Oxon)

Also entitled to practise in:

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Western Australia


He has held a Vinerian Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship and won the Solicitors' Prize and the Supreme Court Prize. He is a member of the Law Council of Australia, the Australian Bar Association and the International Bar Association, and has written various articles and comments on company and securities law and "Securities Legislation" Laws of Australia.

Victorian Bar Committee memberships

  • Clerking Committee
  • Chair - Chairs' of List Committees
  • Chair - Commercial Bar Association - Corporations & Securities Law Section
  • The Victorian Bar Foundation

From 01 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

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