Andrew Silver Barrister

Andrew Silver



Owen Dixon Chambers West

Room 0220

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Andrew has a broad commercial and equity practice at the Bar. He is regularly briefed in respect of contract, trust, property, insolvency, partnership and corporations law disputes.

In addition to his trial and appellate practice, Andrew is regularly briefed to mediate disputes, both prior to and post the commencement of court proceedings. He was listed by Doyle's Guide in 'Victoria's Leading Mediators' in 2019, 2020 and 2021. 
Andrew accepts briefs to advise, appear and to mediate in all Australian jurisdictions.

A selection of recent matters in which Andrew has appeared include:
  • Kennedy v Proctor [2021] VSC 521: appeal of decision concerning inter vivos gift of chattels
  • Walsh Engineering Services Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors v Walsh Group (Aust) Pty Ltd & Ors [2021] VSC 206: insolvent trading claim and contract dispute
  • Du v Georgiadis [2020] VSCA 306 (led by T Messer): appeal relating to breach of trust, interpretation of arbitral award and limitation of actions     
  • Commissioner of Taxation v Yeo as Liquidator of Ready Kit Cabinets Pty Ltd (in liq) [2020] FCAFC 199 (led by L Glick QC): appeal relating to voidable preference claim pursuant to s588FE(2B) of the Corporations Act 2001
  • Yeo, Bradi Transport Pty Ltd (In Liq) v Sklenovski (No 2) [2020] FCA 1541: freezing orders to prevent dissipation of  assets post judgment
  • Yeo, Bradi Transport Pty Ltd (in Liq) v Sklenovski [2020] FCA 1540: insolvent trading claim
  • Yeo, Ready Kit Cabinets Pty Ltd (In Liq) v Commissioner of Taxation [2020] FCA 632 (led by P Fary): voidable preference claim pursuant to s588FE(2B) of the Corporations Act 2001
  • CAG v Cheruku and Kosaraju [2020] VCC 13: contractual dispute
  • Re Regulated Debtor’s Estate of Bensimon [2020] FCCA 596 (led by S Maiden QC): determination of application for bankrupt to have passport returned
  • Georgiadis v Du [2019] VCC 1911: breach of trust, interpretation of arbitral award, limitation of actions
  • MCCA Asset Management Ltd v Kamata Homes Pty Ltd (admin’s appt’ed) [2019] VSC 742: review of deed of company arrangement and application to set aside same
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) v Merlin Diamonds Ltd [2019] FCA 1546: appointment of provisional liquidators to company
  • Saba v Hakim & Anor [2019] VCC 1624: debt claim, summary judgment
  • AAD Services Pty Ltd (In liq) v ALD Wholesale Pty Ltd (No 3) [2019] VSC 564: validity of equitable assignment of rights in funds held in trust
  • Re New Homes Shop (Vic) Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 317: corporation winding up application and application pursuant to s 459S of the Corporations Act 2001
  • Suzhou Haishun Investment Management Co Ltd v Zhao [2019] VSC 110: registration of Chinese judgments in Victoria in the face of allegations of fraud
  • AAD Services Pty Ltd (in Liq) v ALD Wholesale Pty Ltd (No 2) [2019] VSC 99: dispute over ownership of funds in court

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