Justin Wheelahan Barrister

Justin Wheelahan


Emmerson Chambers

Room 1812

200 Queen Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Justin Wheelahan practises in commercial law, intellectual property, and administrative law. He accepts briefs in all courts and tribunals. He has acted for corporations and directors in a range of commercial disputes and regulatory appeals. His recent cases include:

  • Frugtniet v ASIC [2019] HCA 16 (led by Michael O’Bryan QC);
  • Flujo Holdings Pty Ltd v Merisant Company [2019] FCA 594;
  • FRX17 as litigation representative for FRM17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection VID 412/2018 and Ors (led by Geoffrey Watson SC);
  • Frugtniet v MARA [2018] HCATrans 157; 
  • MARA v Frugtniet [2018] FCAFC 5;
  • FRX17 as litigation representative for FRM17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 63 (led by Julian Burnside QC);
  • Marie Theresa Arthur as litigation representative for BXD18 v Minister for Immigration and Home Affairs  VID412/2018 (led by Lisa De Ferrari SC);
  • Callychurn v ASIC [2017] FCAFC 137 (led by Michael O'Bryan QC); and 
  • Marasco v R [2016] VSCA 85.

Justin has a background in the criminal law running complex indictable fraud trials for the defence and the prosecution. He has a Masters from Monash in IP, is a contributing author to LexisNexis's Patents, Trade Marks & Related Rights/Confidential Information, and teaches evidence at ACU. Justin is a reporter for the Victorian Reports, co-editor of the Victorian Bar News, and a member of IPSANZ, Commbar, the CBA and AIAL. 

To get in touch with Justin Wheelahan | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or clerkb@greenslist.com.au

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