LEANA PAPAELIA

Bar Roll – 2012 
Admitted – 2007

Phone – +61 3 9229 5037
Mobile – +61 4 03 123 291
Email – leana.papaelia@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – Room 37, Dawson Chambers, 405 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

LEANA PAPAELIA

Bar Roll – 2012 
Admitted – 2007

Phone – +61 3 9229 5037
Mobile – +61 4 03 123 291
Email – leana.papaelia@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – Room 37, Dawson Chambers, 405 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Area of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy/Insolvency
  • Commercial Law
  • Contract
  • Corporations (Company) Law
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Equity and Trusts

About

Leana practises in commercial and public law.  

Before coming to the Bar, Leana worked in the commercial litigation team at King & Wood Mallesons (previously Mallesons Stephen Jaques) for a number of years, having completed her articles there.  She also worked at the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commisssion.

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A selection of recent matters include:

  • Zelmanovich v Beachoak Pty Ltd Supreme Court No SCI 2015 0383: corporations, rectification of ASIC register.
  • MIS Funding v Roth Supreme Court No SCI 2014 04529: managed investment scheme.
  • Hogart v Jilpanger Pastoral Company Pty Ltd Supreme Court No SCI 2014 05422: common law highway, easement, led by A Finanzio SC.
  • Calleja v Cellos Software Limited County Court No CI-13-00695: contract, led by A Panna QC. 
  • Harmonious Blend Building Corporation Pty Ltd v Keene and anor [2015] VSC 276: misleading and deceptive conduct, defamation, publication on the internet, led by J Castelan.
  • Clarke v Ibrahim and anor [2015] VSC 301: misleading and deceptive conduct, defamation, publication on the internet, led by J Castelan.
  • MZZWM v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and Refugee Review Tribunal Federal Circuit Court No MLG 2061 of 2013: judicial review.
  • ERN Holdings Pty Ltd v Car Care Australia Pty Ltd Supreme Court No SCI 2013 5247: insolvency.
  • Australian Federal Police v Van Chinh Phung Supreme Court No SCI 2013 0127: proceeds of crime.
  • Alpha Developers v Advance Building Supreme Court No SCI 2013 05989: injunction.
  • MZZMP v Minister for Immigration and Refugee Review Tribunal Federal Circuit Court No MLG 877/13: judicial review.
  • Australian Federal Police v Kim Khoon Teoh Supreme Court No SCI 2012 5249: proceeds of crime.
  • Director of Public Prosecutions v Nguyen Supreme Court No SCI 2012 4572: proceeds of crime.
  • Gillcrist v Director of Housing Supreme Court No SCI 2012 6516: judicial review.

Leana is co-author with Samantha Kinsey of an article published in the Insolvency Law Journal, Distribution of a mixed fund – pragmatism prevails over esoteric tracing principles (2012) 20(4) Insolvency Law Journal 264.

Victorian Bar Committee memberships

  • Continuing Professional Development – Sub Committee

From 08 Nov 2012, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

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