: Peter A Clarke

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Insolvency
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporations and Securities
  • Defamation, Media & Entertainment
  • Equity/Trusts
  • Personal Injuries
  • Professional Negligence
  • Torts
  • Trade Practices

Languages Spoken

  • Polish

Clerk

  • +61 3 9225 7444
Peter A Clarke

Peter A Clarke

Telephone: +61 3 9225 8751
Fax: +61 3 9225 8762
Email: papclarke@optusnet.com.au
Chambers:
Room 0802
Isaacs Chambers
Isaacs Chambers
555 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

02 Apr 1990

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

28 May 1998

Qualifications:

LLB[Monash]; B Eco [Monash]; Grad. Dip. Internat. Law [ANU].

Also entitled to practise in:

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales

Profile


Peter had a broad employment experience prior to coming to the Bar including:
• a researcher and speech writer for a Federal Parliamentarian,
• a solicitor in both government practice and private practice.

In both government and private practice as a solicitor he specialized in health law, in particular medical negligence claims and issues. 

At the Bar he has developed a broad commercial litigation practice in all jurisdictions, in particular corporations and insolvency law. He practices primarily in the County, Supreme and Federal Courts.

 
His practice also involves defamation and privacy law

He is very interested in internet legal issues.  He established and maintains a web site at :
http://www.peteraclarke.com.au/

He writes regularly, at his web site, on commercial and insolvency judgments and on privacy law issues.

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

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