Myles Tehan practises primarily in commercial law.
He accepts briefs to advise and appear in all areas of commercial law, and has particular experience in matters involving contract, equity, corporations, class actions, trade practices (including competition and cartel matters), banking, insurance, property, and telecommunications. He also practises in matters involving media and defamation.
Myles also acts in administrative and regulatory matters, including acting for and against government departments and regulators, providing advice to private organisations concerning the operation of legislation, and conducting judicial review proceedings.
He has significant experience in sports law matters, including as acting as Counsel Assisting the AFL Tribunal in the Essendon supplements matter. He appears before domestic sporting tribunals, and sits as a tribunal member from time to time.
Some recent or significant matters in which he has appeared include the following:
Administrative / regulatory
Sports / media / defamation
A more complete list of matters, or a CV, can be provided on request.
Before coming to the bar, Myles was a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution group at King & Wood Mallesons (previously Mallesons Stephen Jaques). He spent over seven years at Mallesons, and worked on a broad range of disputes in most Victorian and NSW courts, in the Federal Court, and in arbitrations.
Myles has authored various articles and book chapters on a range of topics, including on suppression orders and actions for damages arising from cartel conduct. He is regularly asked to speak at various seminars, and has presented on a wide range of topics, including contractual interpretation, pleadings, alternative dispute resolution and sports law. He is a reporter for the Victorian Reports.
Prior to undertaking his Articles, Myles spent a year as an Aide to two Governors of Victoria - John Landy AC MBE and Professor David de Kretser AC.