Special Counsel

Andrew Ball

Andrew Ball

Special Counsel

BJuris, LLB | Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist

Legal secretary: Rebecca Smith

(03) 8600 8847


An Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation, Andrew practises in a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including disputes involving partnerships, property, joint ventures, contracts, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency.

He regularly acts for trustees in bankruptcy, liquidators, creditors and administrators of companies.

Andrew is also experienced in owners corporation disputes.

His practice also encompasses prosecutions for OH&S, white-collar crime, taxation, coronial inquests and traffic matters.

Areas of practice

Dispute resolution

  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Building and construction
  • Contractual claims
  • Debt recovery
  • Directors duties
  • Guarantees and indemnities
  • Lease disputes
  • Trade practices
  • Property

Alternative dispute resolution

  • Mediation

Commercial and corporate

  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Corporations Act advice
  • Contracts
  • Guarantees and indemnities
  • Shareholder dealings


  • Andrew’s criminal practice involves a wide range of defence work. He has significant experience in OH&S, white-collar crime matters, taxation prosecutions and traffic matters, as well as coronial inquests.

Admitted to practice

1985 — Supreme Court of Victoria
1985 — High Court of Australia

Professional memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Commercial Litigation Specialist Study Group
  • Insolvency and Reconstruction CPA Group
  • Australian Lawyers Surfing Association