Full Name: Graeme H Peake
Phone:+61 3 9225 6776
Fax:+61 3 9225 8480
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1313/1314
Date of Admission: 1 Apr 1981
Called to the Bar: 30 Nov 1995
Qualifications: B.Juris., LL.B.


Graeme Peake has practised in environmental, planning and local government law since being admitted in 1981.

He was a partner in the Local Government section of Price Brent, Solicitors, before signing the Bar role in 1995.

Since 1994 Graeme has practised exclusively in environmental, planning and local government law, appearing in VCAT, Panel Hearings and the Supreme Court for large and small developers and other parties with an interest in planning outcomes.

Graeme's local government practice includes compulsory acquisitions, special rates and charges, rating and valuation appeals and municipal election disputes as well as general governence issues.

He is a member of Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association and National Environmental Law Association.

Areas of Practice


  • Real Property


  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review
  • Privacy/Freedom of Information

Environment and Planning

  • Appellate
  • Civil enforcement
  • Compulsory acquisition of land compensation
  • Environmental and Planning Offences
  • Local Government
  • Merit Appeals
  • Mining
  • Valuation of land - rating and tax appeals

Committee Memberships

  • Supreme Court - The Victorian Compensation and Planning Users' Group

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