Matt Collins
  • Name: Matt Collins QC Dr
  • Qualifications: BA, LLB (Hons), PhD (Melb)
  • Chambers: Level 32 Aickin Chambers MAP
  • Signed Bar Roll: 1999
  • Silk: 2011
  • Admitted: 1994
  • Admitted in: VIC*, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, WA

  • Direct Telephone: +61 3 9225 7780
  • Mobile: 61 413 754 654
  • Fax: +61 3 9225 8646
  • Email: matt.collins@vicbar.com.au

Matt Collins QC Dr

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Mediation
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition/Market Conduct
  • Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)
  • Contract Disputes
  • Defamation Media & Entertainment
  • Trade Practices & Consumer Protection
  • Constitutional Law
  • Government Inquiries
  • Royal Commissions

PRACTICE PROFILE

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS

National Chair, Law Council of Australia Media & Communications Committee, 2011-12;

Senior Fellow, Faculty of Law, Melbourne University, current;

Faculty of Law, Monash University, 2009-11;

Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into the Building and Construction Industry, 2001-2;

Senior Associate/Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, 1994-9;

Associate to Justice D M Ryan, Federal Court of Australia, 1992-3.

PUBLICATIONS

Collins on Defamation (Oxford University Press, UK, 2014)

The Law of Defamation and the Internet (Oxford University Press, UK, 2001, 2005 and 2010);

Many articles in peer-reviewed journals on aspects of media law.

 

 

 

 

*liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation