: Ronald Merkel QC

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law (Judicial Review)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
  • Civil Liberties
  • Commercial Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Corporations and Securities
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Equity/Trusts
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration/Migration
  • Industrial Relations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Native Title
  • Property Law
  • Sports Law
  • Taxation
  • Trade Practices

Areas of Mediation

  • Administrative Law (Judicial Review)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
  • Civil Liberties
  • Commercial Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Corporations and Securities
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Equity/Trusts
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration/Migration
  • Industrial Relations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Native Title
  • Property Law
  • Sports Law
  • Taxation
  • Trade Practices
Ronald Merkel QC

Ronald Merkel QC

Telephone: 9640 3173
Email: ronmerkel@vicbar.com.au
Fax: 9640 3108
Chambers:
Level 8
Melbourne Chambers
235 Queen Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

02 Mar 1964

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

10 Jun 1971

Appointed QC or SC:

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.