Xuelin Teo

Bar Roll: 2017 Admitted: 2004
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Xuelin practises in commercial law, administrative law, regulatory investigations and restructuring and insolvency.

Since coming to the Bar, Xuelin has been briefed in a wide range of matters involving proceedings in the Victorian Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates’ Courts, VCAT, Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court and in arbitration and royal commission proceedings.  She has also been briefed to provide opinions. Matters include:

– Contractual disputes in various jurisdictions

– Property, leasing, building, construction disputes

– Insurance proceedings

– Corporations Act proceedings

– Shareholder disputes

– Professional negligence proceedings

– Insolvency matters

– Commercial arbitration proceedings

– Judicial review and appellate proceedings

Xuelin has been led by John Karkar QC, Peter Murdoch QC, Steven Finch SC, Stewart Anderson QC, Michael Thompson QC, Christopher Caleo QC, Sam Horgan QC, Wendy Harris QC, Michael Osborne QC, Jonathan Davis QC, Stewart Maiden QC, Christopher Archibald QC, Catherine Button QC, Andrew Hanak QC, Anthony Strahan QC, Tomo Boston QC, William Lye OAM QC, Oren Bigos QC, Michael Bearman, Carl Moller and Sandro Goubran.

Before coming to the Bar, Xuelin was a Special Counsel in the Commercial Litigation group of Clayton Utz.  As a solicitor for 13 years, she acted for large national and multinational companies and government clients in a variety of complex and large-scale disputes across Australian jurisdictions.  Notable matters include the restructure of Centro Group and ASIC’s civil penalties case concerning the bank bill swap rate (BBSW).  Xuelin’s public law experience includes leading in-house litigation teams at Commonwealth government agencies on secondment.

Xuelin read with Christopher Archibald.  Her senior mentor is Peter Murdoch QC.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Banking & FinanceClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConstitutional LawConstructionCorporationsDisciplinary ProceedingsEmployment and Industrial RelationsInquestsInsolvencyInsuranceJudicial ReviewLeasesMerits ReviewProduct LiabilityProfessional NegligencePropertyRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesSports LawTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB (Hons) (ANU); BSc (Hons) (ANU) - National Undergraduate Scholarship and Summer Research Scholarship.

Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Member - Commercial Bar Association, Women's Bar Association, Tax Bar Association, Common Law Bar Association, Migration Bar Association

Director - Thirteenth Beach Golf Links Ltd

Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors

Xuelin Teo

Bar Roll: 2017 Admitted: 2004
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Profile

Xuelin practises in commercial law, administrative law, regulatory investigations and restructuring and insolvency.

Since coming to the Bar, Xuelin has been briefed in a wide range of matters involving proceedings in the Victorian Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates’ Courts, VCAT, Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court and in arbitration and royal commission proceedings.  She has also been briefed to provide opinions. Matters include:

– Contractual disputes in various jurisdictions

– Property, leasing, building, construction disputes

– Insurance proceedings

– Corporations Act proceedings

– Shareholder disputes

– Professional negligence proceedings

– Insolvency matters

– Commercial arbitration proceedings

– Judicial review and appellate proceedings

Xuelin has been led by John Karkar QC, Peter Murdoch QC, Steven Finch SC, Stewart Anderson QC, Michael Thompson QC, Christopher Caleo QC, Sam Horgan QC, Wendy Harris QC, Michael Osborne QC, Jonathan Davis QC, Stewart Maiden QC, Christopher Archibald QC, Catherine Button QC, Andrew Hanak QC, Anthony Strahan QC, Tomo Boston QC, William Lye OAM QC, Oren Bigos QC, Michael Bearman, Carl Moller and Sandro Goubran.

Before coming to the Bar, Xuelin was a Special Counsel in the Commercial Litigation group of Clayton Utz.  As a solicitor for 13 years, she acted for large national and multinational companies and government clients in a variety of complex and large-scale disputes across Australian jurisdictions.  Notable matters include the restructure of Centro Group and ASIC’s civil penalties case concerning the bank bill swap rate (BBSW).  Xuelin’s public law experience includes leading in-house litigation teams at Commonwealth government agencies on secondment.

Xuelin read with Christopher Archibald.  Her senior mentor is Peter Murdoch QC.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

Banking & FinanceClass ActionsCommercialCompetitionConstitutional LawConstructionCorporationsDisciplinary ProceedingsEmployment and Industrial RelationsInquestsInsolvencyInsuranceJudicial ReviewLeasesMerits ReviewProduct LiabilityProfessional NegligencePropertyRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesSports LawTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Publication

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB (Hons) (ANU); BSc (Hons) (ANU) - National Undergraduate Scholarship and Summer Research Scholarship.

Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Member - Commercial Bar Association, Women's Bar Association, Tax Bar Association, Common Law Bar Association, Migration Bar Association

Director - Thirteenth Beach Golf Links Ltd

Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors