Profile

Full Name: P Andrew Cassidy
Email: acassidy@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 8385
Chambers: Isaacs Chambers
Room: 0930
Date of Admission: 2 Apr 1984
Called to the Bar: 21 Nov 2002
Accredited as Mediator: 21 Oct 2004
Qualifications: BA; LLB

Other Languages Spoken

  • French

Profile

Andrew practised as a solicitor advocate and litigation solicitor for eighteen years at Lamb Cassidy Solicitors, Geelong, gaining a close understanding of the requirements of solicitors when working with advocates.

 

Andrew commenced practice at the Bar in 2002. His practice includes proceedings in courts and tribunals in relation to:

 

  • Defending regulatory prosecutions, for example drink driving and other motor car offences, environment protection, planning enforcement.
  • Wills and probate, including part IV claims and other wills matters
  • Taxation offences, taxation penalties.
  • Academic and sporting  appeals
  • Other - enquire to clerk

 

Andrew’s practice includes first instance hearings and appeals.

 

Cases in which he has appeared include:

 

Re Lapalme [2019] VSC 534 (13 August 2019) 

Re Filippone [2019] VSC 219 (4 April 2019) 

Henley v Bone [2019] NSWSC 254 (18 March 2019) 

Re O’Callaghan [2019] VSC 16 (31 January 2019) 

Cook v Westwood and Anor [2017] VSC 509 (31 August 2017) 

DPP v Karam and Ors [2013] VSC 133 (30 April 2013)

Simpson v Cunning [2011] VSC 466 (22 September 2011)

R v Tin Yu Ng & Anor [2009] VSCA 218 (25 September 2009)

R v Liang [2009] VSCA 18 (16 February 2009)

Tony Jeavons Surveyors v Colac Otway SC [2006] VCAT 873 (22 May 2006)

Giroud v Colac-Otway SC [2006] VCAT 1579 (4 August 2006)

DPP v Hore; DPP v Askwith [2004] VSCA 192 (4 November 2004)

and as solicitor advocate:

David Ronald Morton v Stephen Mark Wright,  appealed in Stephen Mark Wright v David Ronald Morton [1997] VSC 46; [1997] VICSC 46 (23 September 1997)

Phillip John Grigg v Richard Stan Lisiecki,  appealed in Richard Stan Lisiecki v Phillip John Grigg  10 MVR 336 

 

 

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation

Appellate

  • Civil Appeals
  • Merit Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Procedure Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Property & Probate
  • Sports

Defamation

Environmental Law & Planning Law

Equity & Trusts

  • Family Provision
  • Guardianship & Administration
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Wills & Probate

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
  • Freedom of Information (FOI)
  • Judicial Review


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