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Telephone: +61 3 9225 7201

Secretary: Natasha Filippo +61 3 9225 6065
Email: garry_bigmore@vicbar.com.au
Fax: +61 3 8677 2853

Clerk: Young's List



Garry Bigmore was articled to the Deputy Commonwealth Crown Solicitor, admitted in 1973, joined a small CBD firm in 1976, spent the eighties as a solicitor in sole practice and merged with J. M. Smith & Emmerton in 1990.

Appointed Queen's Counsel in 1994 (the first solicitor to be so appointed since the establishment of the Victorian Bar) and came to the Bar in March 1998.

Founding member of the Insolvency & Reconstruction Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

Reviewing Editor (since its inception) of LexisNexis' Bankruptcy Law & Practice (a loose-leaf service).

Inaugural Chairman of Young's List. Acknowledged as a leader in his field. Listed in Doyle's Guide as a pre-eminent Insolvency & Restructuring Senior Counsel and recognised as a notable practitioner in the Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide.

Victorian Bar Committee memberships

  • Innovation & Technology Committee (Chair)

  • Commercial Bar Association - Insolvency Law Section (Former Chair)

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

03 Dec 1973

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

02 Mar 1998

Appointed Silk:

29 Nov 1994



Also entitled to practise in:

  • High Court of Australia

  • Federal Court of Australia

  • Federal Circuit Court of Australia

  • New South Wales

  • Queensland

  • South Australia

  • Tasmania

  • Western Australia

  • Australian Capital Territory

  • Northern Territory

  • Nauru


Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.