Sam Chizik Profile Page
Areas of Practice
|Insolvency Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, Partnerships, Consumer Credit, Contract, Corporations and Securities, Property Law, Residential/ Retail Tenancies, Securities, Equity/ Trusts, Trade Practices, VCAT|
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
Sam signed the Bar Roll in 1975. He practiced in London in 1977. In 1980 and 1981 he was a part time instructor in Civil Litigation at Leo Cussen Institute for Continuing Education. He practices extensively in all aspects of commercial and property litigation and has appeared in numerous cases in the Federal Court, Supreme Court and County Court, and in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Retail Tenancies Division). His special interest is in legal reasoning and cross examination of witnesses.
Recent cases include
• acting for an investor in a claim by the liquidator of a managed investment scheme;
• acting for a real estate agent against a property developer for commissions for off-the-plan sales in which the developer alleged that the agent’s authority was defective and void under section 50 of the Estate Agents Act;
• acting for a purchaser of a unit off-the-plan in a claim for relief for changes to the proposed plan of subdivision;
• a case involving the validity of the appointment as trustee by an appointor under a trust of a company controlled by the appointor;
• an application to oppose an amendment demand by a subsequent creditor under the Personal Property Securities Act;
• a claim by a participant under a joint venture;
• acting for an estate agent in a claim for misleading or deceptive conduct in an off-the-plan sale of a residential unit.
|Owen Dixon Chambers West|