Special Counsel

Andrew Ball

Andrew Ball

Special Counsel

BJuris, LLB | Accred.Spec. Commercial Litigation Law

Legal secretary: Rebecca Foster

+61 3 8600 8847


An Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation Law with over 30 years’ experience, Andrew is an integral member of KCL Law’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice.

Andrew practises in a wide range of civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters, including disputes involving partnerships, property, owners corporations, joint ventures, contracts, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency. He regularly acts for trustees in bankruptcy, liquidators, creditors and administrators of companies in administration.

Andrew also has an extensive criminal law practice encompassing prosecutions for OH&S, white-collar crime, taxation, coronial inquests, traffic matters, disciplinary proceedings and intervention orders.

Prior to joining KCL Law in 2008, Andrew had worked for a number of national law firms, including Hall & Wilcox, where he acted on a broad range of litigation, insolvency, TAC, insurance and crime-related matters.

Andrew is on the panel of solicitors prepared to act as an Independent Solicitor in matters before the Federal Court and Supreme Court of Victoria. In addition to the Law Institute of Victoria, he is a member of the LIV Commercial Litigation Specialist Advisory Committee, Insolvency and Construction CPA Group and Australian Lawyers Surfing Association.

Areas of practice

Litigation and dispute resolution

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

Alternative dispute resolution

  • Mediation

Criminal law

  • Coronial inquests
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Intervention orders
  • Taxation prosecutions
  • Traffic matters

Commercial and corporate

  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Corporations Act
  • Contracts
  • Guarantees and indemnities
  • Shareholder disputes

Professional memberships

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

Admitted to practice

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