Full Name: Damien Cremean
Phone: 9628 9861
Date of Admission: 3 Apr 1975
Called to the Bar: 22 Jul 1976
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 27 Aug 2009
Qualifications: LLB (Hons), PhD (Law)
Previous Occupation: Deputy President (Building) VCAT, Associate Professor of Law, Chair of Business Licensing Authority


Dr Damien Cremean is an experienced member of Counsel. He is also an Advanced Mediator and has taught mediation. He is author or co -author of several books including: Brooking on Building Contracts ; Admiralty Jurisdiction ; and Practice and Procedure of the High Court and Federal Court (Federal Court volume). He has published in various areas of the law both in Australia and overseas. He has been referred to and quoted in judgements of courts again both in Australia and overseas.

Formerly he was an Associate Professor of Law and a Deputy President of VCAT (Building)as well as Chair of the Business Licensing Authority and the Motor Car Traders Committee. He was also formerly Deputy Chief Commissioner of the Victorian Building Authority.

He is currently a Senior Member of the AAT (General Division) part time.

Dr Cremean will accept briefs to appear at mediations or to conduct mediations. Otherwise he will accept briefs to advise in relevant areas or to prepare documents in those areas.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

  • Building Law & Construction Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Transport Law

International Law

  • Public International Law

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Social Security
  • Veterans' Entitlements

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