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Jim Robinson 2018-07-16T10:33:23+00:00

Jim has practiced since 1975 and is a well-known and respected practitioner. He specialises in commercial disputes, insolvency, corporation law, Wills, probate disputes, and administrative law.

He appears as counsel before all State and Federal Courts, at disciplinary enquiries of statutory authorities, and at VCAT.

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • For various liquidators and bankruptcy trustees, including Robert Ramsay and Stirling Horne;
  • For the plaintiff in the MMBW Head Office Building Case 1981-83;
  • For the MMBW in other disputes and prosecutions;
  • For the Metropolitan Fire Brigade in commercial litigation and prosecutions related to its insurance contributions scheme;
  • For the Nurse Board of Victoria as its principal legal advisor 1982-2002;
  • For councils and other government bodies in prosecutions and administrative law;
  • For dissident former members of the BLF in litigation that ran from 1994-2001. During this, he appeared as counsel in the High Court on three occasions;
  • For several companies within the Nilsen Group;
  • As an adjudicator of disputes under the Building Industry Security of Payment regime;
  • For the late Maria Korp and her daughter

Jim is an avid reader and always up for a chat about his favourite books.

Qualifications & Memberships

Law Institute of Victoria
Union Internationale des Avocats, or International Union of Lawyers
Administrative Law
Health Law
Mediation and Tort Law Commissions of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA).

Recent publications

Jim has practiced since 1975 and is a well-known and respected practitioner. He specialises in commercial disputes, insolvency, corporation law, Wills, probate disputes, and administrative law.

He appears as counsel before all State and Federal Courts, at disciplinary enquiries of statutory authorities, and at VCAT.

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • For various liquidators and bankruptcy trustees, including Robert Ramsay and Stirling Horne;
  • For the plaintiff in the MMBW Head Office Building Case 1981-83;
  • For the MMBW in other disputes and prosecutions;
  • For the Metropolitan Fire Brigade in commercial litigation and prosecutions related to its insurance contributions scheme;
  • For the Nurse Board of Victoria as its principal legal advisor 1982-2002;
  • For councils and other government bodies in prosecutions and administrative law;
  • For dissident former members of the BLF in litigation that ran from 1994-2001. During this, he appeared as counsel in the High Court on three occasions;
  • For several companies within the Nilsen Group;
  • As an adjudicator of disputes under the Building Industry Security of Payment regime;
  • For the late Maria Korp and her daughter

Jim is an avid reader and always up for a chat about his favourite books.

Qualifications & Memberships

Law Institute of Victoria
Union Internationale des Avocats, or International Union of Lawyers
Administrative Law
Health Law
Mediation and Tort Law Commissions of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA).

Recent publications