Philippa Kelly Barrister

Philippa Kelly


Owen Dixon Chambers West

Room 2215

525 Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000

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Philippa accepts briefs in commercial, public law, regulatory, common law and employment matters.

Philippa has over ten years’ experience in regulatory investigations and regulatory and commercial litigation. Prior to coming to the bar Philippa was a Senior Lawyer at ASIC.

While at ASIC Philippa worked on a number of high profile matters including proceedings concerning the BBSW and ASIC's first best interests' case. Philippa was also responsible for managing investigations and conducting proceedings concerning breaches of consumer protection provisions, applications to restrain assets, prohibit travel, winding up companies, merits review proceedings, criminal investigations and conducted numerous compulsory examinations. 

Prior to working at ASIC, Philippa was a solicitor at DLA Piper Australia in its Litigation and Regulatory team where she provided advice and conducted litigation in a range of commercial and insurance matters. She acted for a range of professionals on the instructions of insurers including valuers, real estate agents and health professionals.

From 2008 to 2010, Philippa was the associate to her Honour Judge Kennedy SC (now the Honourable Justice Kennedy SC of the Supreme Court of Victoria).

Philippa has practised and appeared regularly at the Federal Court, all Victorian Courts and VCAT.

Philippa is reading with Elizabeth Bennett and her senior mentor is Anthony Strahan QC.

To get in touch with Philippa Kelly | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or

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