Dr Paul Vout SC

Bar Roll: 2002 Silk: 2020
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Paul practises in equity & trusts, corporate & commercial law (including insolvency), and wills & estates. He has appeared in the High Court of Australia, the Victorian Court of Appeal and most other Australian superior courts. He is co-editor of the Commonwealth Law Reports and editor and co-author of The Laws of Australia: Unconscionable Conduct and The Laws of Australia: Torts.  Paul is also co-author of Appeals and Appellate Courts in Australia and New Zealand.

Before being called to the Bar, Paul was a Senior Associate with Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and, prior to that, 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 & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyCommercialConstitutional LawCorporate & CommercialCorporationsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityEquity & TrustsHuman RightsInsolvencyInsuranceMaritimeProfessional NegligencePropertyProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic LawWills 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 co-author of “Appeals and Appellate Courts in Australia and New Zealand” (LexisNexis 2014)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the co-author of “The Laws of Australia: Contracts – Breach”
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “The 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 “The Laws of Australia: Torts” (Lawbook, 2nd edn 2007; 3rd edn 2016)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “The Laws of Australia” Vol. 33 – Torts
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “The 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)

MEMBERSHIPS & 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;
Member of the Tasmanian Bar.

Dr Paul Vout SC

Bar Roll: 2002 Silk: 2020
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Profile

Paul practises in equity & trusts, corporate & commercial law (including insolvency), and wills & estates. He has appeared in the High Court of Australia, the Victorian Court of Appeal and most other Australian superior courts. He is co-editor of the Commonwealth Law Reports and editor and co-author of The Laws of Australia: Unconscionable Conduct and The Laws of Australia: Torts.  Paul is also co-author of Appeals and Appellate Courts in Australia and New Zealand.

Before being called to the Bar, Paul was a Senior Associate with Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and, prior to that, 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 & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyCommercialConstitutional LawCorporate & CommercialCorporationsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityEquity & TrustsHuman RightsInsolvencyInsuranceMaritimeProfessional NegligencePropertyProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic LawWills 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 co-author of “Appeals and Appellate Courts in Australia and New Zealand” (LexisNexis 2014)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the co-author of “The Laws of Australia: Contracts – Breach”
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “The 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 “The Laws of Australia: Torts” (Lawbook, 2nd edn 2007; 3rd edn 2016)
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “The Laws of Australia” Vol. 33 – Torts
  • Dr Paul Vout – is the editor and co-author of “The 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)

MEMBERSHIPS & 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;
Member of the Tasmanian Bar.