Dr Paul Vout

Bar Roll: 2002 Admitted: 1999 (1992-NSW)
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Paul practises in all areas of equity and commercial law.  He specialises in statutory construction, contract law and unconscionable conduct, including unconscionable dealings and trusts.  Paul has appeared in the High Court of Australia, the Victorian Court of Appeal and most other Federal and State superior courts.  He has also appeared in the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Before joining the Bar, Paul was the first Chief Representative in China of Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and a Senior Associate in that firm’s Banking and Finance Group.  Prior to this Paul was an Associate to the Hon. Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG, then President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

 

Banking & FinanceCommercialConstitutional LawCorporationsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityEquity & TrustsHuman RightsInsolvencyInsuranceMaritimeProfessional NegligencePropertyWills And Probate
  • Dr Paul Vout – is a co-editor of the Commonwealth Law Reports 2016 – present
  • Dr Paul Vout – is a reporter of the Commonwealth Law Reports 2002 – present
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the co-author of “Laws of Australia: Contracts – Breach”
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia: Unconscionable Conduct” (Lawbook 1st edn 2006; 2nd edn 2009; 3rd edn 2017)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia: Torts” (Lawbook, 2nd edn 2007; 3rd edn 2016)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia” Vol. 33 – Torts
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia” Vol. 35 – Unfair Dealings
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the co-author of the China Contracts Handbook
  • Dr Paul Vout – was an Editorial Advisory Board Member of the American Law Reports International from 2010 – 2017
  • Dr Paul Vout – was a correspondent for the Asian Commercial Law Review 1995 -1996

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA, LLB, SJD (Syd)

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Victorian Commercial Bar Association;
Member of University House, University of Melbourne;
Senior Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne 2002-2007.

Dr Paul Vout

Bar Roll: 2002 Admitted: 1999 (1992-NSW)
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Profile

Paul practises in all areas of equity and commercial law.  He specialises in statutory construction, contract law and unconscionable conduct, including unconscionable dealings and trusts.  Paul has appeared in the High Court of Australia, the Victorian Court of Appeal and most other Federal and State superior courts.  He has also appeared in the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Before joining the Bar, Paul was the first Chief Representative in China of Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and a Senior Associate in that firm’s Banking and Finance Group.  Prior to this Paul was an Associate to the Hon. Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG, then President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

 

Areas of Practice

Banking & FinanceCommercialConstitutional LawCorporationsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityEquity & TrustsHuman RightsInsolvencyInsuranceMaritimeProfessional NegligencePropertyWills And Probate

Cases

Publication

  • Dr Paul Vout – is a co-editor of the Commonwealth Law Reports 2016 – present
  • Dr Paul Vout – is a reporter of the Commonwealth Law Reports 2002 – present
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the co-author of “Laws of Australia: Contracts – Breach”
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia: Unconscionable Conduct” (Lawbook 1st edn 2006; 2nd edn 2009; 3rd edn 2017)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia: Torts” (Lawbook, 2nd edn 2007; 3rd edn 2016)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia” Vol. 33 – Torts
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “Laws of Australia” Vol. 35 – Unfair Dealings
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the co-author of the China Contracts Handbook
  • Dr Paul Vout – was an Editorial Advisory Board Member of the American Law Reports International from 2010 – 2017
  • Dr Paul Vout – was a correspondent for the Asian Commercial Law Review 1995 -1996

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BA, LLB, SJD (Syd)

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Victorian Commercial Bar Association;
Member of University House, University of Melbourne;
Senior Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne 2002-2007.