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Clerk: Meldrum and Hyland, List M
Signed Bar Roll : 1998
Admitted to Practice in : Victoria, Australian Capital Territory.
Phone : (03) 9225 8751 Facsimile : (03) 9225 8762
E-Mail : papclarke@optusnet.com.au. Web site email peter@peteraclarke.com.au

Areas of Practice as a barrister:

Administrative Law: Engagement by Government departments -  in particular statutory interpretation, drafting instruments and Administrative Appeals Tribunal work
Admiralty/Maritime : Experience gained from working for the professional and indemnity clubs
Commercial Law: General commercial work ranging from contractual issues to Trade Practices work.
Common Law: Police Torts and Accident Compensation applications.
Contract.
Coronial Inquests: Acting for government entities, most recently Parks Victoria.
Corporations (Company) Law: General advisings, windings up and reinstatements.
Defamation: A growing area of my practice. Ongoing solo and junior briefs for both plaintiff and defendants.
Leases : Commercial and Retail Tenancies
Privacy

I did my articles at Middletons then joined the Government Solicitors Office in Canberra where I gained considerable experience in all areas of law related to government practice and medical negligence cases acting as I did for the Canberra Hospital . I acted for a number of health profession boards, in particular the Medical Practitioners Board in matters of professional discipline.