Oliver Lesage

  • Barrister - victorian bar
  • ACCREDITED MEDIATOR
  • Owen Dixon Chambers West, Room 0708, 525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • BAR ROLL: 2017 | ADMITTED: 2013
  • +61 3 9225 7222 | 0414 586 527
  • oliver.lesage@vicbar.com.au
Oliver Lesage Barrister

Oliver specialises in torts, personal injury, insurance, and occupational health and safety.

Oliver's areas of practice include: 

  • Public/product liability;
  • Serious injury applications;
  • Workers common law claims;
  • Medical negligence;
  • Intentional torts;
  • TAC;
  • VWA s138/369 statutory recoveries;
  • WorkCover/Statutory benefits;
  • Defamation;
  • Prosecutions / investigations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004Accident Compensation Act 1985 and Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013.

Prior to joining the Bar, Oliver practised as a Solicitor in the General Insurance and Workplace teams at Moray & Agnew Lawyers. 

As a Solicitor, Oliver was involved in a variety of litigated matters including common law damages actions, statutory recoveries, statutory benefits for self insurers, and OHS matters. 

Oliver has a Master of Laws from Monash University. 

Oliver read with Richard H Stanley and Peter Rozen SC. His senior mentor is James Gorton QC.


Recent cases:


John Kirk v TAC [2019] VCC 1126 (jury)

Bruce Kelson v TAC (County Court of Victoria, November 2018) (jury)

Susan Biasci v Peter McConachy (Supreme Court of Victoria, August 2018) (jury)

Kaine West v VWA [2019] VCC 703 

Starecki v TAC [2019] VCC 1024 

Threadwell v Victorian WorkCover Authority [2019] VCC (9 February 2019) 

Raczek v Innovative Retail Pty Ltd [2018] VCC 1875 

Eric Garth v Star Track Express (County Court of Victoria, May 2018) 

Kelb v Department of Human Services [2018] VCC 964 

Velkovski v Stables Services Pty Ltd [2018] VCC 217 

Slater (a pseudonym) v Unilodge Australia Pty Ltd (Ruling) [2018] VCC 2072 (intentional torts)
 



Publications 

Common Law Review 2018

Summary Table - Pain & Suffering Awards 2013-2017

Article: Pain & Suffering Damages Update - March 2018

Bullying / Harassment & Psychiatric injury claims - 2017 year in review

What constitutes a business record? - Charan v Nationwide News Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 3

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

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