Full Name: Mr Campbell Hangay
Phone: 9225 6016
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0423 525 161
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1301
Date of Admission: 3 Jun 2002
Called to the Bar: 24 May 2007
Qualifications: B.A., L.L.B., P.D.L.P.
Previous Occupation: Solicitor - Saines & Partners, Ballarat; Solicitor - Maurice Blackburn Cashman - Ballarat; Solicitor - Herbert, Geer & Rundle, Melbourne


Campbell Hangay is a member of the Victorian Bar and Foley’s List. He has an established practice in personal injury law and compensation. He practises in common law, workers compensation, industrial accident, Transport Accident and Wrongs Act / occupiers liability claims. 

He has a special interest in psychiatric claims and has worked on a large number of claims involving psychiatric injury in his time at the Bar. 

He currently appears in all Victorian state courts. He also an interest in Judicial review and Appellate law. Most cases settle. Some examples of matters in which Campbell Hangay has appeared which have run to verdict are set out below.

He has appeared in a large number of workers compensation cases. See for example:

Manthopoulos v Spencwill Nominees Pty Ltd [2012] VMC 15 (26 April 2012) (regarding 130 week cases and suitable employment)

Pulling v Yarra Ranges Shire Council [2018] VSC 248 (regarding mental injury) (lead by JP Gorton QC)

He has experience in Judicial Review of Medical Panel decisions. See for example:

Moore v Barton & Ors [2014] VSC 78 (lead by Dr KP Hanscombe QC)

Morrison v Melbourne Pathology [2018] VSC 477 (lead by G Uren QC)

He has extensive experience in drafting affidavits in support of, and appearing in (both as a junior and alone), serious injury applications. See for example:

Skinner v VWA [2019] VCC 170 (lead by CWR Harrison QC)

He has experience in common law damages trials. See for example:

AMA v State of Victoria [2012] VCC 1453 – (regarding duty of care owed by a school to a pupil) (lead by Phillip Jewell SC)

He has experience in appeals from the County Court to the Court of Appeal. See for example:

Principe v Transport Accident Commission [2016] VSCA 205 (lead by D. Hore-lacey SC)
Veljanovska v Verduci [2014] VSCA 15 (lead by RP Gorton QC)

He has experience in appealing decisions of the victims of crime assistance tribunal to VCAT. See for example:

TR v Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (Review and Regulation) [2013] VCAT 1863

Prior to being called to the Bar, Campbell Hangay was a solicitor for five years appearing for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Other Languages Spoken

  • German

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


  • Civil Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Superannuation

Common Law

  • Intentional Torts
  • Judicial Review
  • Motor Vehicles & Transport
  • Negligence
  • Work Injury Damages
  • Workers Compensation

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Judicial Review

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) Compensation Bar Association

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