Mr Lionel P Wirth

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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

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Formal Details 0

  • Admitted to Practice
    18 May 2010
  • First Signing Bar Roll
    19 May 2011
  • Qualifications
    BA, LLB (Hons)

Areas of Speciality

  • Banking & Finance
  • Building & Construction
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance & Professional Negligence
  • Property & Probate
  • Public Law
  • Sports