Jim has practised since 1975 and became a partner at Best Hooper in 1982. He specialises in commercial disputes, insolvency, corporation law, Wills, probate disputes, and administrative law..
He appears as counsel before all State and Federal Courts, at disciplinary enquiries of statutory authorities, and at VCAT. He is a member of the Administrative Law, Health Law, Mediation and Tort Law Commissions of the International of Association of Lawyers (UIA). He is an office bearer of UIA, and was a member of the Governing Board 2000-2008.
Jim has acted:
Jim was also an employer-appointed trustee of the Legal Industry Superannuation Scheme (established by the Law Institute of Victoria) from 1994 until 2005, when the fund merged with its New South Wales equivalent. During that time, the funds under management grew from $34M to $250M. In addition, he has acted as trustee of several deceased estates.
In 2017, Best Hooper was listed in the "recommended" category for Leading Health & Aged Care Law Firms by Doyles Guide.
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Best Hooper, Melbourne, Australia