Dr Oren Bigos QC

Bar Roll: 2007 Silk: 2019
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Oren practises nationally in corporate and commercial law, undertaking both trial and appellate work. He took silk in 2019.

He has particular experience in corporations, insolvency, regulatory proceedings, class actions, equity and trusts, property, banking and finance and trade practices / consumer protection. He has represented both class action plaintiffs and defendants. Oren has acted in many major corporate collapses. He also has public and regulatory law experience and has acted for and against regulators.

Oren regularly appears for a wide range of private and government clients (including ASIC and ACCC) in proceedings in superior courts, both at first instance and appellate level. He has appeared several times in the High Court.

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Oren won the Supreme Court Prize at Monash University. With the assistance of a Menzies Scholarship Oren completed BCL, MPhil, and DPhil degrees at Oxford University. His BCL subjects were Conflict of Laws, Restitution, International Dispute Settlement, and Global Comparative Financial Law (in which he won the prize) and he was awarded a Distinction. His doctoral thesis was on Conflict of Laws.

Before joining the Bar, Oren worked as the Associate to the Hon. Justice Finkelstein of the Federal Court, and as a solicitor at Mallesons and Freehills.

He is listed in the “Best Lawyers” rankings (published in the AFR), the Chambers & Partners barrister rankings, and Doyle’s Guide.

Oren is the chair of the CPD sub-committee of the Victorian Bar. He is also chair of the Insolvency Section of the Commercial Bar Association (CommBar), and is a member of CommBar’s executive committee.

Oren is consulting editor of the Federal Court Reports and the Federal Law Reports. He is a co-author of Federal Court Practice. Oren taught Corporate Insolvency in the Postgraduate Law Program at Monash University from 2007 to 2011.

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Banking & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConfidential InformationConflict of LawsConstitutional LawConsumer CreditCorporate & CommercialCorporationsEnergy RegulationEquity & TrustsFranchise LawGamingInsolvencyInsuranceJudicial ReviewLeasesMerits ReviewMining and ResourcesPrivate International LawProduct LiabilityProfessional NegligencePropertyProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic International LawPublic LawRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesSecuritiesStructured FinanceTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom, LLB (Hons) (Monash), BCL (Hons), MPhil, DPhil (Oxon)

Oren won the Supreme Court Prize at Monash University. With the assistance of a Menzies Scholarship Oren completed BCL, MPhil, and DPhil degrees at Oxford University. His BCL subjects were Conflict of Laws, Restitution, International Dispute Settlement, and Global Comparative Financial Law (in which he won the prize) and he was awarded a Distinction. His doctoral thesis was on Conflict of Laws.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Consulting editor of the Federal Court Reports and the Federal Law Reports;
Co-author, Federal Court Practice;
Chair of Victorian Bar’s Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee;
Chair of the CommBar’s Insolvency Law Section;
Member of the CommBar’s Executive Committee;
Member of Supreme Court Commercial Court Users’ Group;
Member of Federal Court Users' Group.

Dr Oren Bigos QC

Bar Roll: 2007 Silk: 2019
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Profile

Oren practises nationally in corporate and commercial law, undertaking both trial and appellate work. He took silk in 2019.

He has particular experience in corporations, insolvency, regulatory proceedings, class actions, equity and trusts, property, banking and finance and trade practices / consumer protection. He has represented both class action plaintiffs and defendants. Oren has acted in many major corporate collapses. He also has public and regulatory law experience and has acted for and against regulators.

Oren regularly appears for a wide range of private and government clients (including ASIC and ACCC) in proceedings in superior courts, both at first instance and appellate level. He has appeared several times in the High Court.

Click here for CV with updated list of matters.

Oren won the Supreme Court Prize at Monash University. With the assistance of a Menzies Scholarship Oren completed BCL, MPhil, and DPhil degrees at Oxford University. His BCL subjects were Conflict of Laws, Restitution, International Dispute Settlement, and Global Comparative Financial Law (in which he won the prize) and he was awarded a Distinction. His doctoral thesis was on Conflict of Laws.

Before joining the Bar, Oren worked as the Associate to the Hon. Justice Finkelstein of the Federal Court, and as a solicitor at Mallesons and Freehills.

He is listed in the “Best Lawyers” rankings (published in the AFR), the Chambers & Partners barrister rankings, and Doyle’s Guide.

Oren is the chair of the CPD sub-committee of the Victorian Bar. He is also chair of the Insolvency Section of the Commercial Bar Association (CommBar), and is a member of CommBar’s executive committee.

Oren is consulting editor of the Federal Court Reports and the Federal Law Reports. He is a co-author of Federal Court Practice. Oren taught Corporate Insolvency in the Postgraduate Law Program at Monash University from 2007 to 2011.

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

Banking & FinanceBanking, Finance & InsolvencyClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConfidential InformationConflict of LawsConstitutional LawConsumer CreditCorporate & CommercialCorporationsEnergy RegulationEquity & TrustsFranchise LawGamingInsolvencyInsuranceJudicial ReviewLeasesMerits ReviewMining and ResourcesPrivate International LawProduct LiabilityProfessional NegligencePropertyProperty, Planning, Environment & ResourcesPublic International LawPublic LawRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesSecuritiesStructured FinanceTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Publication

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

BCom, LLB (Hons) (Monash), BCL (Hons), MPhil, DPhil (Oxon)

Oren won the Supreme Court Prize at Monash University. With the assistance of a Menzies Scholarship Oren completed BCL, MPhil, and DPhil degrees at Oxford University. His BCL subjects were Conflict of Laws, Restitution, International Dispute Settlement, and Global Comparative Financial Law (in which he won the prize) and he was awarded a Distinction. His doctoral thesis was on Conflict of Laws.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Consulting editor of the Federal Court Reports and the Federal Law Reports;
Co-author, Federal Court Practice;
Chair of Victorian Bar’s Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee;
Chair of the CommBar’s Insolvency Law Section;
Member of the CommBar’s Executive Committee;
Member of Supreme Court Commercial Court Users’ Group;
Member of Federal Court Users' Group.