Peter A Clarke

LLB(Monash), B Eco (Monash), Grad Dip. Internat.Law (ANU)



Signed Bar Roll



9225 8751


9225 8762



Room 0904, Douglas Menzies Chambers, 180 William Street Melbourne VIC 3000

Profile Details

Peter had a broad employment experience prior to coming to the Bar including:
  • a researcher and speech writer for a Federal Parliamentarian,
  • a solicitor in both government practice and private practice.

In both government and private practice as a solicitor he specialized in health law, in particular medical negligence claims and issues.

At the Bar he has developed a broad commercial litigation practice in all jurisdictions, in particular corporations and insolvency law. He practices primarily in the County, Supreme and Federal Courts.

His practice also involves defamation and privacy law

He is very interested in internet legal issues. He established and maintains a web site at :

He writes regularly, at his web site, on commercial and insolvency judgments and on privacy law issues.

From 01 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.