Phone:+61 3 9225 7222
MOBILE:0414 586 527
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Oliver practises in personal injury, insurance, and occupational health and safety. He appears regularly in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts of Victoria.
Oliver's areas of expertise include:
- Public/product liability;
- Industrial accident claims (incl. serious injury applications);
- Medical negligence;
- Intentional torts;
- VWA s138/369 statutory recoveries;
- WorkCover/Statutory benefits;
- Prosecutions / investigations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.
Prior to joining the Bar, Oliver practised as a Solicitor in the General Insurance and Workplace teams at Moray & Agnew Lawyers.
Oliver has a Master of Laws from Monash University. He read with Richard H Stanley and Peter Rozen SC. His senior mentor is James Gorton QC.
Oliver is a Nationally Accredited Mediator, and a member of the common law and compensation law associations.
Victorian WorkCover Authority v The Commonwealth  VSC 2 June 2020
Siddel-Whipp v Transport Accident Commission  VSCA 109 (8 May 2020)
Wigney v Superior Paving Pty Ltd & Anor  VSC February 2020) (jury)
John Kirk v TAC  VCC 1126 (jury)
Bruce Kelson v TAC  VCC November 2018) (jury)
Susan Biasci v Peter McConachy VSC August 2018 (jury)
Kaine West v VWA  VCC 703
Starecki v TAC  VCC 1024
Threadwell v Victorian WorkCover Authority  VCC (9 February 2019)
Raczek v Innovative Retail Pty Ltd  VCC 1875
Kelb v Department of Human Services  VCC 964
Velkovski v Stables Services Pty Ltd  VCC 217
Slater (a pseudonym) v Unilodge Australia Pty Ltd (Ruling)  VCC 2072 (intentional torts)
Little v Morello  VCC 1424 (application under s85B of the Sentencing Act 1991)
Summary Table - General Damages & Pain & Suffering Awards 2013-2019
Common Law Review 2018
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  VSC 3
Victorian Bar Profile
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