Profile

Full Name: Mr Simon Fuller
Email: fuller@vicbar.com.au
Phone: 03 9225 7777
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 03 9225 8480
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 1211
Date of Admission: 13 Nov 2012
Called to the Bar: 26 Oct 2017
Qualifications: LLB, BA
Previous Occupation: Solicitor

Profile

Simon accepts briefs in the areas of family, commercial, employment and public law. 

Prior to coming to the Bar, Simon was a solicitor at Coote Family Lawyers, a prominent family law firm in Melbourne.  He gained experience in the Family Court, Federal Circuit Court and Magistrates’ Court in all types of family law and family violence disputes including those involving property, parenting and child support issues.  Simon had carriage of a number of complex litigious matters at both original and appellate levels.  He also worked on public law matters including freedom of information and judicial review.

Since coming to the Bar, Simon has been briefed to advise and appear in a variety of courts and tribunals involving a wide range of jurisdictions including commercial disputes, family law matters, equitable property claims, consumer actions, employment matters, and judicial review actions. 

Simon has also been a volunteer solicitor at Springvale Monash Legal Service for five years where he has a supervisory role and has gained experience in a wide range of areas including crime, motor vehicle accidents, debt recovery, and consumer protection matters. 

He strives to adopt a client-focused approach to litigation with a high level of technical knowledge and commerciality.

Simon is a co-author of the Australian chapter in an international child relocation resource entitled ‘International Relocation of Children: A Global Guide’ by Sweet & Maxwell U.K.  He has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University. He is also currently completing a Master of Laws.

Simon is reading with Patrick O’Shannessy.  His senior mentor is Geoffrey Dickson QC.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

  • Building Law & Construction Law
  • Civil Procedure Law
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
  • Property & Probate

Criminal Law

Equity & Trusts

  • Family Provision
  • Guardianship & Administration
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Real Property
  • Wills & Probate

Family Law

  • Child Disputes
  • Guardianship & Administration
  • Parenting Orders
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Property Disputes

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Statutory Employment Rights
  • Unfair Dismissal

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Fair Work Commission
  • Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)
  • Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Civil Liberties
  • Constitutional Law
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
  • Freedom of Information (FOI)
  • Health & Medical
  • Human Rights Law
  • Information Privacy
  • Judicial Review
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Merits Review
  • Migration Law
From 1 Jul 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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