Andrew Larkin Barrister

Andrew Larkin


Greens List Barristers

Owen Dixon Chambers

205 William Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Since signing the Bar Roll in 1978 Andrew has developed an active general practice in contract, tort commercial law and property law which has seen him appear in the High Court (without a leader), the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, County Court and Magistrates’ Court. 

The diversity of his practice is demonstrated by:

CGU Insurance  v. Lawless [2002] VSCA 1010

Claim by grandfather for indemnity under insurance policy in relation to injuries to his grandson.

San Marco in Lamis v. Pascon Pty Ltd [1991] VSCA (2 VR 227)

Claim by a vendor for the balance of the purchase price where it was argued that the claimant’s claim merged on conveyance.

Southern Rural Water v. Thomson [2010] VSC

Prosecution for alleged construction of a dam without a permit.

Houghton v. Bond [2010] VSC

Appeal by a local authority against a not guilty verdict in the Magistrates’ Court.

Weston v. Shire of Indigo & Ors. [1999] CCV

Claim relating to the Water Act.

Jones v. Repatriation Commission  AAT 2010/1713

Claim by a war veteran for a pension at the special rate.

RV Investments v. C [2013]  VCAT

Claim against a solicitor  for alleged negligence.

He has appeared in criminal trials( including rape, arson, financial advantage by deception, false accounting) with results favourable for the client. 

Andrew is a qualified mediator who has conducted mediations and been briefed to appear at mediations in all jurisdictions.  He has presented papers to the Northern and Southern Lawyers Group and for the Television Education Network.

Prior to signing the Bar Roll he was admitted to and did practice in both New Zealand and England.

To get in touch with Andrew Larkin | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or