Full Name: Anton Lindeman
Date of Admission: 1 Aug 1979
Called to the Bar: 29 Nov 1990
Qualifications: LLB
Previous Occupation: Solicitor to the Department of Labour and Industry




Member of the Victorian Bar and practices as a barrister specializing in

Industrial and Environmental Law.

Enrolled to practise in the High Court of Australia, Supreme Courts of

Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

Employment Summary:

1966 - 1978 - Law Department of Victoria � Clerk of Courts.

1978 - 1979 - Criminal Law Branch/ Crown Solicitor�s Office � preparation of

criminal trials and appeals for County and Supreme Courts

1979 - 1980 - Seconded from Law Department to Legal Aid Committee of Victoria

� Solicitor appearing daily in various courts as duty solicitor.

1980 - 1981- Public Works Department � Deputy Solicitor work included

preparing contracts for Public Works in Victoria and Ports and Harbour issues.

1981 -1990 - Solicitor to the Department of Labour and Industry and Ministry

of Consumer Affairs. Responsible for OH&S. Industrial Relations and Consumer

related prosecutions and full range of legal services to both DLI & MCA.

Solicitor on record in all states and Federal jurisdictions for last 5 years

with responsibility for staff comprising 10 solicitors and 10 administrative

support staff.

1990 - 1999 - Barrister at the Victoria Bar specialising in Industrial and

Environment Law. Appears regularly in Federal and State Occupational Health &

Safety and Environmental Law cases, a range of Australia Industrial Relations

Commission Employment Disputes and in Administrative Law, Probate and Commercial

matters. Conducted defence benchmark OH&S cases and OH&S Notice Appeals before

the AIRC and VIRC. Appearances include Occupational Safety & Environment Law

Court of Appeal and Supreme Court Appeals, County Court Judge and Jury Trials,

Appeals and Pleas, Summary Prosecutions and Inquests. 

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Commercial Law

Criminal Law

  • Environmental
  • Health & Safety

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review

Also Entitled to Practice in

  • South Australia
  • Tasmania

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