Andrew White

Bar Roll – 10 May 2018 
Admitted – 17 November 2009
Phone – (03) 9225 7953
Email – andrew.white@vicbar.com.au  
Chambers –  Room 1506, Castan Chambers, 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Andrew White

Bar Roll – 10 May 2018 
Admitted – 17 November 2009
Phone – (03) 9225 7953
Email – andrew.white@vicbar.com.au
Chambers –  Room 1506, Castan Chambers, 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Area of law

  • Admin Law
  • Civil(Mag Court)
  • Commercial
  • Guardianship / Mental Health
  • Immigration
  • Industrial
  • Professional Negligence / Indemnity
  • Property Law / Sale of Land
  • Racing Law / Regs
  • Licencing
  • Torts
  • Banking and Finance
  • Crime

About

Andrew practises in administrative law, commercial law, and employment and industrial law. 
Before coming to the Bar, Andrew was:
  • Associate to Justice Mordy Bromberg in the Federal Court of Australia;
  • solicitor at Refugee Legal;
  • solicitor at White Cleland Lawyers;
  • consultant to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Andrew has a Master of Laws (with Distinction) from University College London and degrees in Law and Science from Monash University.
Andrew is reading with Alistair Pound, and his senior mentor is Chris Horan QC.
Administrative law
As a solicitor, Andrew acted for asylum-seeker clients, appearing before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and non-statutory bodies in merits review of migration and related administrative decisions, and advising clients in relation to judicial review.  He regularly acted in highly sensitive and urgent matters.
At the Court, Andrew was involved in statutory construction cases, and judicial review of migration, citizenship, social security and pension, and other human rights decisions.
Commercial law
In commercial law, Andrew has particular experience acting in debt and insolvency disputes, retail tenancy matters, corporate structures and securities matters, and contractual disputes.
Industrial/employment law
At the Court, Andrew was involved in a broad range of industrial law matters, including General Protections (“adverse action”) claims, discrimination claims, industrial disputes and trade union matters.