PROFILE

Full Name: Robert H Miller
Email: rmiller@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 8576
Fax:+61 3 9225 6573
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1218
Date of Admission: 1 Apr 1964
Called to the Bar: 11 Nov 1971
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 8 Apr 2008
Accredited as Mediator: 1 Aug 1996
Qualifications: LL.B. (Hons) (Melb), LLM (Bkley) Univeristy of California

Profile

Profile

Profile

As the following history shows Robert has had a varied career since his admission to practice in 1965.
* 1966-67 Assistant Professor of Law, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
* 1967-70 Human Rights Officer, United Nations in New York.
* 1971-79 Senior Lecturer in Law, Monash University.
* Signed Victorian Bar Roll 1972.
* Director, Regulation Review Unit 1985-88.

Professional Practice:

Trade Practices;
* Federal & Supreme Court cases involving claims by tenants against shopping centre owners.
* Franchise claims
* Price fixing claims
* Sale and leasing of businesses.

Wills & Estates.
*advising and appearing for TFM claimants and Executors.
* advising and appearing in contested Will cases including disputes over the "forfeiture rule", undue influence, lack of capacity and illegality.
* Mediating Will disputes.

Practice Court - Masters Court
*advising and appearing in urgent cases often seeking injunctive and other relief.

Commercial Property and Land Law
* Disputes involving restraint of trade, confidential information, trade secrets.
* Estate Agents, Contracts of Sale and leases of Land.

Contract.
* Partnership, banking and credit disputes.

Disciplinary and Related Tribunals;
*University, Solicitors, Medical, Optometrists and Teachers Boards.

Robert is also an accredited mediator.

Other Languages Spoken

  • French

Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury

  • Intentional Torts
  • Professional Negligence

Commercial

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Corporations Law
  • Insurance
  • Real Property
  • Securities and Investments

Public/Administrative

  • Civil and Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Discrimination
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review
  • Privacy/Freedom of Information

Equity

  • Family Provision
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate

Industrial/Employment

  • Employment Contracts and Restraint of Trade

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Areas of Mediation

Common Law/Personal Injury

Commercial

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Real Property

Public/Administrative

  • Civil and Human Rights

Equity

  • Family Provision
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • New South Wales


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