Roman Rozenberg

Bar Roll: 2015 Admitted: 2010
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Roman practices in all areas of commercial litigation, with particular expertise in contract, building and construction, insurance, property, consumer law, class actions and professional liability proceedings.  He also has experience in administrative law and judicial review matters.

Before coming to the Bar, Roman practised as a Senior Associate at Minter Ellison Lawyers.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance).

In recent years, Roman has been recognised in the Doyles Guide of Leading Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel in Victoria (2019, 2020, 2021) and Leading Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel in Australia (2021).  He has been involved in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and expert determination in the mining, electricity, transport, wastewater and large retail sectors.

Examples of matters include:

• Three complex arbitral proceedings conducted under modified UNCITRAL Rules before the Hon R A French AC (led by N Pane QC, A Hanak QC and A McClelland QC, with R Chaile).
• Acted on behalf of the operator of the Melbourne Metropolitan tram network in Supreme Court and Court of Appeal proceedings concerning advertising assets across the tram network (led by R Craig QC).
• Acted on behalf of a contractor in Supreme Court proceedings in connection with a fire at Docklands central pier (led by R Craig QC).
• Acting for the head design and construction contractor of the West Werribee Salt Reduction Plant Project in Supreme Court of Victoria proceedings in connection with delay cost claims and allegations of defective works (ongoing) (led by J Gleeson QC and R Craig).
• The Lacrosse Apartment litigation relating to the installation of external cladding – represented the superintendent (led by F Tiernan QC).
• Multiple proceedings brought in connection with the Southern Star Observation Wheel in Victoria (led by J Gleeson QC).
• Acted on behalf of a multinational manufacturer of electronic products in relation to complex product liability claims (led by R Craig QC).
• Acted on behalf of the auditors of an ASX listed company in the Supreme Court of Victoria in connection with professional liability claims.
• Acted in proceedings against a key company officer involving fiduciary and statutory duties and misleading and deceptive conduct claims.
• Various professional negligence proceedings concerning engineers, architects, building surveyors, and other professionals.
• Appeared before a number of statutory tribunals and boards of inquiry including the Building Appeals Board and the Architects Tribunal (both as Counsel for architects and as Counsel Assisting the Inquiry) and in subsequent Supreme Court judicial review proceedings.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

ArbitrationClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConstructionDisciplinary ProceedingsEquity & TrustsInsuranceJudicial ReviewProduct LiabilityProfessional NegligencePropertyRoyal Commissions/Government Inquiries

QUALIFICATIONS

Roman holds a Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance).

Roman Rozenberg

Bar Roll: 2015 Admitted: 2010
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Profile

Roman practices in all areas of commercial litigation, with particular expertise in contract, building and construction, insurance, property, consumer law, class actions and professional liability proceedings.  He also has experience in administrative law and judicial review matters.

Before coming to the Bar, Roman practised as a Senior Associate at Minter Ellison Lawyers.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance).

In recent years, Roman has been recognised in the Doyles Guide of Leading Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel in Victoria (2019, 2020, 2021) and Leading Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel in Australia (2021).  He has been involved in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and expert determination in the mining, electricity, transport, wastewater and large retail sectors.

Examples of matters include:

• Three complex arbitral proceedings conducted under modified UNCITRAL Rules before the Hon R A French AC (led by N Pane QC, A Hanak QC and A McClelland QC, with R Chaile).
• Acted on behalf of the operator of the Melbourne Metropolitan tram network in Supreme Court and Court of Appeal proceedings concerning advertising assets across the tram network (led by R Craig QC).
• Acted on behalf of a contractor in Supreme Court proceedings in connection with a fire at Docklands central pier (led by R Craig QC).
• Acting for the head design and construction contractor of the West Werribee Salt Reduction Plant Project in Supreme Court of Victoria proceedings in connection with delay cost claims and allegations of defective works (ongoing) (led by J Gleeson QC and R Craig).
• The Lacrosse Apartment litigation relating to the installation of external cladding – represented the superintendent (led by F Tiernan QC).
• Multiple proceedings brought in connection with the Southern Star Observation Wheel in Victoria (led by J Gleeson QC).
• Acted on behalf of a multinational manufacturer of electronic products in relation to complex product liability claims (led by R Craig QC).
• Acted on behalf of the auditors of an ASX listed company in the Supreme Court of Victoria in connection with professional liability claims.
• Acted in proceedings against a key company officer involving fiduciary and statutory duties and misleading and deceptive conduct claims.
• Various professional negligence proceedings concerning engineers, architects, building surveyors, and other professionals.
• Appeared before a number of statutory tribunals and boards of inquiry including the Building Appeals Board and the Architects Tribunal (both as Counsel for architects and as Counsel Assisting the Inquiry) and in subsequent Supreme Court judicial review proceedings.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

ArbitrationClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConstructionDisciplinary ProceedingsEquity & TrustsInsuranceJudicial ReviewProduct LiabilityProfessional NegligencePropertyRoyal Commissions/Government Inquiries

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

Roman holds a Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance).