Andrew Cameron has a broad national commercial and public law practice.
He has particular experience in corporations & securities law, class actions, contracts, equity & trusts, valuation and real property law, commercial crime, inquiries and royal commissions.
Andrew has been recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia and Doyle’s Guide to Leading Commercial Litigation & Disputes Barristers in Victoria and Australia.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Master of Laws, all from the University of Melbourne. He won a number of academic prizes during his undergraduate studies.
He completed his articles at Minter Ellison, was a partner of Gadens and read with Wendy Harris QC and David Batt QC. Andrew is currently a director of List G Barristers.
Some of his selected cases are set out below.
FlexiRent Capital Pty Ltd v M2 Commander Pty Ltd: ongoing contractual dispute in the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
Pacific Current Group Limited v Fitzpatrick & Ors: ongoing breach of directors’ duties dispute in the Federal Court of Australia (led by Ian Waller QC and with Kate Burke, Paul Annabell and Sahrah Hogan) and de Tocqueville v Pacific Current Group Limited  FCA 172: application for leave to commence a statutory derivative action (led by Ian Waller QC).
In the matter of New Aim Pty Ltd: acting for one of the founders of the company (an AFR Top 500 private company) in a shareholder oppression case in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Advising in relation to a Confidential Expert Determination: alleged contractual repudiation and damages claim in excess of $130 million (led by Bret Walker SC).
Ledge Pty Ltd v Harrison & Anor: contractual and real property dispute with a damages claim in excess of $75 million in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
AMP Bank Ltd & Anor v Fresh Financial Solutions Pty Ltd: acting for a financial planner in relation to the “BOLR scheme” in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Excel Texel Pty Ltd (as trustee for the Mandex Family Trust) & Anor v Quintis Ltd & Anor: securities class action in the Federal Court of Australia (led by Hamish Austin QC).
Dasame Developments Pty Ltd v Pakenham Racing Club Inc  VSC 816: resisting an interlocutory injunction in the Supreme Court of Victoria (led by Michael Borsky QC and with Paul Annabell).
Appearing in a Confidential Expert Determination: construction of a commercial lease before the Hon Kenneth M Hayne AC QC (led by Philip Solomon QC).
Yara Pilbara Fertilisers Pty Ltd v Oswal & Ors  VSC 440: acting on behalf of interests associated with Pankaj Oswal in relation to claims for in excess of $2.5 billion in the Victorian Supreme Court (led by Steven Finch SC).
La Trobe Capital & Mortgage Corporation Limited v Fitzroys Pty Ltd: valuation dispute in the Victorian Supreme Court (led by Matt Connock QC, as his Honour then was).
Kenros Nominees Pty Ltd & Ors v DPC Tipperary Pty Ltd & Ors  VSC 524: acting on behalf of interests associated with Allan Myers AC QC in a shareholders’ dispute in the Victorian Supreme Court (led by James Elliott SC, as his Honour then was).
Dover Beach Pty Ltd v Geftine Pty Ltd (2008) 21 VR 442: appeal in the Victorian Court of Appeal as to whether a building contract was illegal and void (led by Stephen O’Bryan QC).
Appearing in the High Court of Australia in relation to a referral under s 376 of Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (led by Wendy Harris QC).
Appearing, unled, at numerous IBAC Public Examinations, including:
Advising and appearing unled at various IBAC Private Examinations, Ombudsman Examinations and ASIC Section 19 Examinations.
Advising a former director of Crown Resorts Limited in relation to:
Numerous appearances and advice in commercial crime matters, including:
Acting for the Tax Practitioners Board in disciplinary inquiries.
Appearances and advice to various Ministers, Government Departments and corporations in relation to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (including being led by Stephen Donaghue QC, now Commonwealth Solicitor-General).
Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation