Edward Moon has more than 12 years’ experience as a barrister practising in a number of areas, including Corporations Act, Bankruptcy Act, property, equity and trusts and claims under the Australian Consumer Law.
Edward has extensive experience in contractual, tortious and Australian Consumer Law claims, partnership and trusts disputes, claims in equity, real property, bankruptcy and insolvency and regulatory investigations.
Edward appears regularly in the Supreme Court of Victoria, Federal Court of Australia, County Court of Victoria and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
Edward’s experience includes:
Corporations Act matters
Applications to set aside statutory demands
Eventcepts Pty Ltd v Creative Talent Management Pty Ltd  VSC 457 – regarding the date of service of a creditor’s statutory demand and its impact on the 21 day period referred to in section 459G(2).
Glenhawk Pty Ltd v Forty Second Maylux Pty Ltd  VSC 270.
Konig Constructions Pty Ltd v Moracom Furniture and Fit Out Pty Ltd  VSC 659.
Winding up applications
In the matter of American Gemstone Pty Ltd (in liquidation); Lemmen v Porcu  FCA 1056.
Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v S.J. Bambra Pty Ltd  FCA 1245.
Latham Moore & Associates (Vic) Pty Ltd v Funktion Enterprises Pty Ltd  VSC 656.
Viking Group Holdings Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v BKA Practice Co Pty Ltd  VSC 485 – an application for leave to amend an originating process outside of the limitation period set out in s.588FF(3); with Ted Woodward SC.
Horne & Ors v Retirement Guide Management Pty Ltd  VSC 327 – an application to set aside an order extending time for service of an originating process; with Ted Woodward SC.
Hanks v Admiralty Resources NL  FCA 891 – an application for inspection of company books by a member; with Michael Wyles QC.
Burdett-Baker, in the matter of AFS Group Limited (in liquidation) v National Australia Bank Limited  FCA 799 – an application for directions by administrators under ss.447A and 447D.
Look Property Group Pty Ltd v Gateway Developments (Vic) Pty Ltd  VSC 237 – an application under s.440A to adjourn the hearing of an application for winding up.
Jacks v Jakimowicz  VCC 1067 – enforcement of a bankrupt’s claim for breach of a declaration of trust.
Jacks v Jakimowicz  VCC 1409 – an application concerning the property of a bankrupt divisible amongst creditors; also see Jacks v Jakimowicz  VSCA 312, where leave to appeal was granted.
Winn v Blueprint Instant Printing Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 723 – an appeal from the making of a sequestration order.
Winn v Blueprint Instant Printing Pty Ltd  FCA 1513 – an application to stay a sequestration order.
Kay Hadaway Pty Ltd v Stathopoulos, 26 July 2011 per Lansdowne As J – an application for summary judgment for possession of real property.
Equity and Trusts
Australia’s Residential Builder Pty Ltd (in liq) v Wiederstein  VSC 37 – regarding a claim for equitable tracing; with Ian Upjohn CSC QC.
Ryan v Ryan  VSC 490 – regarding the duties of an attorney, administrator under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 and executor of a deceased estate.
Porter v Bonarrigo  VSC 500 – regarding equitable charges and alleged equitable lien.
Broughton v B & B Group Investments Pty Ltd  VSCA 227 – with Jim Peters QC.
Jakimowicz v Jacks  VSCA 42 – with Michael Galvin QC.
P’Auer AG v Polybuild Technologies International Pty Ltd  VSCA 42 – with Michael Shand QC.
Jacks v Jakimowicz  VSCA 120 – determined on the papers; with Michael Galvin.
Alabakis v Boyd  VSC 472 – an appeal from a VCAT order.
Wakefield v Ribbera  VSC 124 – an appeal from a Master’s decision to grant summary judgment for the possession of real property.
Australian Consumer Law
Keogh v Higgins  VCAT 1256 – claim of misleading and deceptive conduct brought against vendors of a family home not in trade or commerce.
Alabakis v Boyd No 2  VCAT 1090 – a claim concerning s.9 of the Fair Trading Act 1999 (Vic).
Christopoulos v Krishna  VSC 154 – contract voided for illegality; with Ian Upjohn CSC QC.
Pizza Fellas Pty Ltd v Eat Now Pty Ltd  VSC 226;  VCAT 589 – application for summary dismissal of a VCAT proceeding before Croft J as an acting member of the VCAT; with Edward Heerey QC.
Donaldson v Natural Springs Australia Limited (No 2)  FCA 1157 – successfully resisted an application for costs against non-parties.
Polybuild Technologies International Pty Ltd v P’Auer AG  VCC 1868 – enforcement of an agent’s claim for commission.
Winn v Garland Hawthorn Brahe (a firm)  VSC 360 – Kaye J held that a barrister representing herself is not entitled to claim costs incurred in the capacity of solicitor nor counsel’s fees.
2001 – 2005 Senior Associate, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Allens Arthur Robinson
1997 – 2001 Articled Clerk/ Lawyer with Garland Hawthorn Brahe Lawyers.