Full Name: Peter Young
Mobile: 0412 191 733
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1106
Date of Admission: 1 Mar 1973
Called to the Bar: 11 Dec 1975
Date Appointed Silk: 25 Nov 1997
Accredited as Mediator: 1 Aug 1996
Qualifications: B Juris; LL B


Hon.Peter Young QC

Peter graduated from Monash university B.Juris (1969) and LLB(1971) and first signed the Roll of Counsel in 1975.  With a diverse practice in his first five years, he then specialised in family law and de facto relationship cases, primarily in the larger property, financial and commercial matters.

Peter was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1997 and conducted a very substantial practice until his appointment as a Family Court Judge in mid-2002.  He served almost eleven years on the Bench until his resignation in May 2013.

He has now returned to practise as a Queen's Counsel, conducting mediations and settlement conferences in family/de facto matters and also in general financial and commercial disputes.

Peter has extensive community and sporting interests and positions.  He is a member of the Governing Council of Monash University, the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of Monash University and sits on the Epworth Hospital Ethics and Medical Research Committee and is a past Chairman of the Melbourne Racing Club.

From 16 May 2013, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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