Dr Charles Parkinson

Bar Roll: 2009 Admitted: 2007
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Charles practises in corporate and commercial law, as well as constitutional law.

He has a substantial trial and appellate practice, and is recognised as a leading commercial litigation and dispute resolution junior counsel in Victoria (Doyles “Best Barristers” Guide).

He is an editor of the Federal Court Practice loose-leaf and is a member of the Federal Court’s General Commercial and Corporations NPA User Group in Victoria.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Charles variously: was Associate to the Hon KM Hayne AC, then a justice of the High Court of Australia; practised as a solicitor in the litigation group at Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills); lectured at the Melbourne Law School; and was junior dean at Trinity College, Oxford. He has published widely and his published work has been cited in decisions of the High Court of Australia.

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Banking & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyClass ActionsCommercialConflict of LawsConstitutional LawCorporate & CommercialCorporationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyInsurancePropertyProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic LawTrade Practices/Consumer Protection
  • Charles Parkinson – is the author of Sir William Stawell and the Victorian Constitution (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2004) and Bills of Rights and Decolonization (Oxford University Press, 2007).
  • Charles Parkinson – is the author of the Bills of Rights and Decolonization (Oxford University Press, 2007)

QUALIFICATIONS

BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MA (Melb), DPhil (Oxon)

Charles studied law and history at the University of Melbourne, attended Kings College London on a Menzies Studentship, and completed a Doctorate at the University of Oxford on a Commonwealth Scholarship.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Member of the Victorian Bar’s Art and Collections Committee
Duty Chair of the Bar History Committee
Member of the Federal Court’s General Commercial and Corporations NPA User Group in Victoria

Dr Charles Parkinson

Bar Roll: 2009 Admitted: 2007
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Profile

Charles practises in corporate and commercial law, as well as constitutional law.

He has a substantial trial and appellate practice, and is recognised as a leading commercial litigation and dispute resolution junior counsel in Victoria (Doyles “Best Barristers” Guide).

He is an editor of the Federal Court Practice loose-leaf and is a member of the Federal Court’s General Commercial and Corporations NPA User Group in Victoria.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Charles variously: was Associate to the Hon KM Hayne AC, then a justice of the High Court of Australia; practised as a solicitor in the litigation group at Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills); lectured at the Melbourne Law School; and was junior dean at Trinity College, Oxford. He has published widely and his published work has been cited in decisions of the High Court of Australia.

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

Banking & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyClass ActionsCommercialConflict of LawsConstitutional LawCorporate & CommercialCorporationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyInsurancePropertyProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic LawTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Publication

  • Charles Parkinson – is the author of Sir William Stawell and the Victorian Constitution (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2004) and Bills of Rights and Decolonization (Oxford University Press, 2007).
  • Charles Parkinson – is the author of the Bills of Rights and Decolonization (Oxford University Press, 2007)

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MA (Melb), DPhil (Oxon)

Charles studied law and history at the University of Melbourne, attended Kings College London on a Menzies Studentship, and completed a Doctorate at the University of Oxford on a Commonwealth Scholarship.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Member of the Victorian Bar’s Art and Collections Committee
Duty Chair of the Bar History Committee
Member of the Federal Court’s General Commercial and Corporations NPA User Group in Victoria