: Ronald Merkel QC

Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury Commercial
  • Competition
  • Corporations Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property
  • Securities and Investments
Public/Administrative
  • Civil and Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Immigration Law
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Native Title
Equity
  • Trusts
Industrial/Employment
  • Industrial Disputes and statutory employment rights
Tax/Revenue Alternative Dispute Resolution

Areas of Mediation

Common Law/Personal Injury Commercial
  • Competition
  • Corporations Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property
  • Securities and Investments
Public/Administrative
  • Civil and Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Immigration Law
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Native Title
Equity
  • Trusts
Industrial/Employment
  • Industrial Disputes and statutory employment rights
Tax/Revenue Alternative Dispute Resolution
Ronald Merkel QC

Ronald Merkel QC

Telephone: 9640 3173
Email: ronmerkel@vicbar.com.au
Fax: 9640 3108
Chambers:
Room 2209
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

02 Mar 1964

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

10 Jun 1971

Appointed Silk:

22 Nov 1982

Qualifications:

LLB

Also entitled to practise in:

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Queensland
  • Tasmania
  • Vanuatu
  • Western Australia

Previous occupation:

Judge of the Federal Court of Australia - (1996 - 2006)

Profile

Ron Merkel returned to practice at the Bar in 2006 after ten years as a Judge at the Federal Court of Australia.

He primarily focuses on public interest and indigenous matters, but is also available to act in complex matters either as counsel, mediator or arbitrator.

The information referred to above has been supplied by the barrister concerned. Neither Victorian Bar Inc nor the barrister's clerk have independently verified the accuracy or completeness of the information and neither accepts any responsibility in that regard.