Full Name: Robin Chan
Phone:+61 3 9225 8402
Mobile:0499 900 113
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 0414
Date of Admission: 17 Apr 2007
Called to the Bar: 16 May 2013
Qualifications: LLB (Hons), B.Com, MTax, LLM (NUS)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor; Judge's Associate


Robin Chan practises in the area of civil law, including corporations, commercial and equity, revenue and probate law.

Robin graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce in 2003. He completed his Master of Tax from the same university in 2012.

He worked as a researcher in the Court of Appeal Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria, and briefly as an associate to the Honourable President Chris Maxwell, before he undertook his articles of clerkship with Deacons Lawyers (now Norton Rose Fulbright). After his admission, he worked as a solicitor in the Tax and Banking & Finance groups of that firm.

Robin has also worked as an associate to the Honourable Justice Susan Kenny of the Federal Court of Australia. Just prior to coming to the Bar, he was an associate to the Honourable Justice David Habersberger of the Supreme Court of Victoria where his Honour was the principal judge in charge of the Commercial and Equity Division and the judge in charge of the Probate List.

Robin is fluent in Mandarin.

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Other Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • Hokkien
  • Mandarin

Areas of Practice


  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building and Construction
  • Competition
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations Law
  • Real Property
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Transport Law - Admiralty/Aviation/Maritime


  • Appellate
  • Immigration Law
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review


  • Family Provision
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate


Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
From 16 May 2013, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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