Vahan Bedrossian

Admitted to the NSW Bar: 25 February 2000

Areas of Practice:

  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Franchising
  • Insolvency
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Trade Practices & Competition

Overview of experience at the Bar:

  • Came straight to the Bar.
  • Over 15 years experience in a variety of first instance and appellate matters.
  • Adopts a careful and precise approach to all matters.
  • Strongly believes that time and effort spent at the outset determining an appropriate strategy ultimately delivers a cost-effective result for the client.

Cases of note:

  • Re Waterfront Investments Group Pty Limited (in liq) (2015) 105 ACSR 280; [2015] NSWSC 18[Corporations; Uncommercial Transactions; Directors’ Duties; Fiduciary Duties; Contract]
  • ANZ Banking Group v Londish [2014] NSWSC 202[Contracts; Contracts Review Act; Mortgage; Equity (subrogation)]
  • Master Education Services Pty Ltd v Ketchell (High Court of Australia) [2008] HCA 38; (2008) 249 ALR 44; (2008) 82 ALJR 1322[Appeared without a leader upon the Application for Special Leave to Appeal.] [Franchising]
  • Mead v Mead (High Court of Australia) [2007] HCA 25; (2007) 235 ALR 197; (2007) 81 ALJR 1185; (2007) 36 FamLR 608; [2007] FLC 93-327[Appeared without a leader upon the Application for Special Leave to Appeal.] [Contempt]
  • MacDonald v Raupach [2011] NSWCA 320[Bankruptcy]
  • Mitzev v Foxman [2007] NSWCA 273[Real Property; Equity; Contracts; Corporations]
  • Arnautovic & Sutherland t/as Jirsch Sutherland & Co v Cvitanovic (as trustee for the bankrupt estate of Adrian Lawrence Rosee) (2011) 199 FCR 1; [2011] FCA 809[Appeal; Bankruptcy]
  • Sigiriya Capital Pty Ltd v Scanlon (2013) 97 ACSR 183; [2013] NSWCA 401[Contract]
  • The Stuart Park (D580060) Reserve Trust v Peedoms Lawyers Pty Limited [2012] NSWSC 1133[Professional Negligence]
  • Nicola v Ideal Image Development Corporation Incorporated (2009) 261 ALR 1; [2009] FCA 1177[Conflict of Laws (foreign jurisdiction clause in contract)]
  • Phoenix Lacquers & Paints Pty Ltd v Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in Australia Inc (admins apptd) (2012) 87 ACSR 658; [2012] NSWSC 214[Corporations]

Curriculum Vitae:
Bedrossian – CV

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (USyd)
  • BEc (Hons) (USyd)

Memberships:

  • NSW Bar Association
  • Queensland Bar Association

Committees and other roles:

  • Member of NSW Bar Association professional conduct committee (PCC) from 2003 to 2010 (inclusive).