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    Douglas Shirrefs

    Owen Dixon Chambers West
    525 Lonsdale Street
    Melbourne, Victoria 3000

    Clerk: Green�s List
    Ground Level Room 4
    525 Lonsdale Street
    Melbourne, Victoria 3000

    Telephone: (03) 9225 7540
    Facsimile: (03) 9225 8485


    Admitted to Practice: 7 October 2003

    Signed Bar Roll: 12 May 2005

    Also Admitted in: High Court of Australia


    Barrister, Mediator, Economist, Company Director

    A highly effective lawyer and advocate, Douglas is also a well regarded commercial mediator known for cutting to the chase and getting results.

    Known for his unique blend of technical skills and practical insights derived from diverse first hand experience.

    Committed to productive relationships and commercial results, working with clients to achieve their objectives in a timely and cost effective way. Always happy to discuss any matter present or prospective.

    Frequently retained in the agricultural industry where his knowledge of farm economics is valued by clients seeking legal and practical input.

    Curriculum Vitae

    Areas of Practice:

    • General Commercial practice. Accepts mediations in all commercial disputes.
    • Recognised specialist in Franchising Law: from establishment and corporate structure to disputes and litigation.
    • Recognised speciality in agricultural disputes at all levels from family to corporate matters.
    • Frequently briefed to assist with investigations and defend proceedings by regulators such as the ACCC and state based consumer affairs regulators.



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