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Professor David Denton, QC

BA (Monash), LLB (Monash), LLM (Monash), Queen’s Counsel for the State of Victoria, Victorian Bar, New South Wales Bar, Bar Association of Queensland, Nationally Accredited Mediator, Fellow (Certified Arbitrator) of the Australian Institute for Commercial

Adjunct Professor, College of Law & Justice

Professor David Denton, QC is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Law & Justice at Victoria University.

He has admission to practice in:

  • Supreme Court of Victoria
  • High Court of Australia 
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales 
  • Supreme Court of South Australia 
  • Supreme Court of Queensland 
  • Supreme Court of Fiji (pro tem)


Commercial Arbitration - Does It Really Have A Future? (2014) 4 VULJ 117

You Take the Low Road, and I’ll Take High Road … Will Scottish Independence Cause and Australian Republic? (2014) 155 VBN 48

Civil Procedure - Case & Statute Law Update - (2012 & 2014 Leo Cussen Centre for Law - “LCC”)

Hard Lessons in a Tumultuous Year - Centro and James Hardie - What Next? (2012 Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

Understanding the Proportionate Liability Regime (2011 Legalwise SeminarsLS”)

Liquidated Damages and Penalties - Ensuring Enforceability (2010 LexisNexis Seminars Melbourne)

The Civil Procedure Act Reforms – Ready for the Changes? (2010 LCC)

Misconduct of Insolvency Practitioners (2009 Insolvency Practitioners Association

The Accountability of ‘Corporate Undertakers’ for their Misconduct in Office (2009 LS)

Litigation Intensive - A Practical Session On Preparing for and Conducting a Commercial Trial (2007 LCC)

Directors’ Duties – Some Observations – USA – UK – Australia (2004 Law Institute of Victoria – “LIV”)

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Areas of expertise

  • Commercial arbitration
  • Corporate governance

Contact details

+61 3 9225 8093