Lionel Wirth Profile Page
Contact Info
Lionel Wirth
BA, LLB (Hons)
German, French
Areas of Practice
Administrative Law (Judicial Review), Inquests, Administrative Law (Merits Review), Insolvency Law, Insurance, Licensing and Disciplinary Tribunals, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Building and Construction, Commercial Law, Company Law, Partnerships, Consumer Credit, Probate/ Wills/ TFM, Contract, Corporations and Securities, Professional Negligence, Property Law, Residential/ Retail Tenancies, Defamation, Media and Entertainment, Domestic Building Tribunal, Sports Law, IT/ Computers, Equity/ Trusts, Guardianship and Administration, VCAT
Additional Info
From 20/05/2011,
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

Lionel graduated with first-class honours in law from Monash University. He received the Peter Twining Prize for the Best Honours Thesis in Common Law, the topic of which concerned the law of restitution.

At the Bar, Lionel has developed a broad commercial practice. Lionel has experience in, among other matters, the following:

Insolvency, including acting for creditors, debtors and liquidators
Corporations law
Corporate oppression actions and partnership disputes
Banking and finance, including mortgage enforcement
Unconscionable conduct
Contract disputes
Property law, including retail leases
Building and construction
Regulatory and disciplinary proceedings, including matters with respect to legal practitioners and liquor licensing
Interlocutory applications, including security for costs and Injunctions
Appeals in the Court of Appeal
Appeals from the Magistrates' Court and VCAT

Lionel is available to advise, draw documents and appear in all jurisdictions.

Lionel also maintains a blog, which can be viewed at
Owen Dixon Chambers West 525 Lonsdale Street
+61 3 9225 6204
0410 617 803
03 9600 0320
18 May