Andrew Cameron has a broad national commercial and public law practice.
He has particular experience in corporations & securities law, class actions, contracts, equity & trusts, real property law, land valuation disputes, 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 and read with Wendy Harris KC and David Batt KC.
Andrew is currently a director of List G Barristers. He also teaches in the Victorian Bar Readers' Course.
Some of his selected cases are set out below.
Pacific Current Group Limited v Fitzpatrick & Ors: reserved breach of directors’ duties dispute in the Federal Court of Australia (led by Ian Waller KC, as his Honour then was, and Rachel Doyle SC and with Paul Annabell and Sahrah Hogan).
Acting in nine ongoing separate proceedings relating to COVID-19 business interruption insurance claims in the Supreme Court of Victoria (led by Hamish Austin KC and with Priya Wakhlu and Jessica Apel).
Stathopoulos v Cremin & Ors: ongoing enforcement of contract of sale of development land in the Supreme Court of Victoria (with Shakti Nambiar, opposed to Silk).
PNB Consolidated No 2 Pty Ltd v Thomson & Sons Pty Ltd: misleading or deceptive conduct claim in the Supreme Court of Victoria (with Bernice Chen, opposed to Silk).
Advice in relation to construction of an investment deed involving an AFR Rich Lister (with Conor O'Bryan).
FlexiRent Capital Pty Ltd v M2 Commander Pty Ltd: settled contractual dispute in the Supreme Court of New South Wales (unled, opposed to Silk).
In the matter of New Aim Pty Ltd: acting for one of the founders of the company in a shareholder oppression case in the Supreme Court of Victoria (unled).
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 (unled, opposed to Silk).
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 (unled).
de Tocqueville v Pacific Current Group Limited  FCA 172: application for leave to commence a statutory derivative action (led by Ian Waller KC).
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 KC).
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 KC 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 KC).
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 and with Jordon Ross).
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 KC).
Appearing in the High Court of Australia in relation to a referral under s 376 of Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (led by Wendy Harris KC).
Appearing, unled, at numerous IBAC Public Examinations, including:
Advising and appearing unled at various Boards of Inquiry, 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 Racing Victoria and the Tax Practitioners Board in relation to certain regulatory and disciplinary matters.
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 KC).
Numerous advices and appearances acting for and against the relevant authority in relation to claims made under the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1986 (Vic) (including being led by Jeremy Gobbo KC and Sandro Goubran KC).
Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation