Paul Santamaria QC Barrister

Paul Santamaria QC



Owen Dixon Chambers West

Room 1716

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Paul’s practice at the Bar, as both junior and senior counsel, has predominantly been in general commercial law.  More recently he has specialised in:

  • professional liability claims, especially in the areas of negligence of solicitors, valuers, environmental auditors and engineers;
  • major torts litigation, involving negligent misstatements, product liability, occupier’s liability and public liability of clubs and organisations;
  • local government law, with emphasis on contractual liabilities assumed by Councils; and
  • commercial tenancy law.
  • He is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and has conducted several hundred mediations in diverse areas of commercial law, professional negligence claims, planning and environmental law, real property disputes and family disputes.
  • He is an experienced arbitrator in commercial disputes, both local and international.

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