Paul Mendelow

D   08 9220 0444
M   0402 327 777
E   mendelow@iinet.net.au

Year of election to the Bar:
1994

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Areas of practice

Civil

Commercial
Appeals
Building and construction
Construction and engineering
Competition
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporations law
Equity
Insurance
Partnership disputes
Professional liability
Real property
Restraint of trade

Industrial and employment
Workplace health and safety

Personal injuries
Appellate
Insurance – disability claims
Motor vehicles
Work injury damages

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence
 

Criminal

Commonwealth offences
White collar and corporate crime

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety
 

Public

Public and administrative
Disciplinary proceedings
 

Succession

Family Provision Act

Wills and estates
Contested probate

 

Profile

Paul Mendelow has over 30 years’ experience in litigation with emphasis on Trade Practices, contractual disputes, insurance law, estates litigation and defending Occupational Safety prosecutions (involving death or serious injury).

He regularly appears in the Superior Courts (at both trial and appellate level) in matters involving large, complex litigation.

High Court appearances include Henville v Walker (2001) 206 CLR 459 and Vigolo v Boston (2005) 221 CLR 191.

Publications include the following articles published in the Australian Law Journal:

  • “Expert Evidence: Legal Professional Privilege and Experts’ Reports” (2001) 75(4) ALJ 258

  • “Trade Practices Act: Recent Developments in Assessment of Damages” (2003) 77(8) ALJ 534

Paul has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide for his expertise in Occupational Safety matters (2017) and for his expertise in Wills and Estate litigation (2016).

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1987

Qualifications: BA, LLB, Higher Diploma in Company Law (University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa)

 

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation