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Telephone: +61 3 9225 7539
Email: garrymoffatt@vicbar.com.au
Mobile: 0422 817 776
Fax: +61 3 9670 5756

Clerk: Gordon & Jackson

Profile

Garry Moffatt was admitted to practice in March 1980. 

For 10 years after admission Garry worked as an associate with several medium sized country and suburban firms in the areas of family law, personal injuries, workers compensation, probate, wills and conveyancing. 

In 1989 Garry commenced in the Legal Department of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. On the day that Garry started with the Bank the National Safety Council was placed in liquidation. Garry's career with the Bank started on a high note and continued at that level being involved in the Tricontinental Royal Commission, foreign currency loan litigation and litigation involving the Regal and Occidental Life Insurance companies. 

In 1991 Garry was appointed the Head of Litigation in the Legal Department. 

Garry is experienced in the conduct of commercial litigation in all courts. He acted for the Bank in numerous matters, as Plaintiff and Defendant, in the conduct of banking and finance litigation in such diverse areas as prosecuting applications for removal of caveats, enforcement of securities, frauds, cheque conversions, the recovery of unsecured loans and prosecuting or opposing applications for an injunction. His areas of practise also involved bankruptcy and insolvency. 

Garry also practised in insurance litigation for the Bank as Defendant, with a particular focus on claims involving total and permanent disablement, occupiers liability and life insurance. 

Garry will practise principally in the areas of banking and finance, bankruptcy, insolvency and insurance litigation. 

 

Victorian Bar Committee memberships

  • Monitor - Commercial Bar Association - Banking & Finance Law Section

  • Secretary - Commercial Bar Association - Banking & Finance Law Section

 

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

03 Mar 1980

 

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

12 May 2005

 

Qualifications:

LL.B, B.Comm.

 

Also entitled to practise in:

  • Federal Court of Australia

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.