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Anton Duc

 

Contact Details

Phone: +61 2 9223 1522
Email: anton.duc@statechambers.net

Date of Admission to the Bar

2015

Date of Admission as a Solicitor

2003

Qualifications

  • BBus
  • MBus
  • LLB
  • Accredited Mediator

 

 


 

Practice Overview

Anton was called to the bar in April 2015. He has a broad practice with a particular focus in employment and family law.

Since being called to the bar, Anton has represented a wide variety of clients from corporations and individuals and not for profits.

He has appeared in the Federal Court and Family Court (and Circuit Court), Supreme Court of NSW, District Court, Local Court and State and Federal Tribunals, such as the Fair Work Commission.

Given his experience over nearly two decades, Anton is able to approach and conduct his matters with a strategic focus and having regard to the legal and commercial interests and objectives of the client. He is also able to work flexibly with solicitors and on direct access matters, including in relation to the preparation of pleadings and evidence.

He has also acted in a wide variety of other matters including crime, property, equity and negligence.

Anton has also developed strong professional working relationships with solicitors and clients to provide cost effective, pro-active and well communicated legal advice.

Specific Practice Areas

Employment and industrial law, including unfair dismissals, general protections, discrimination law, restraint of trade.

Family law, including interim applications, applications in proceedings, property and parenting, contraventions and appeals.

General law, including equity, corporations and crime.

High Court of Australia – administrative law - whether migration agent’s errors were fraudulent and material to the Minister’s decisions to refuse a visa application on the basis the plaintiff had provided it to the Department. Wehbe v Minister for Home Affairs [2018] HCA 50

Full Family Court - Application for disqualification and a stay of orders listing the matter for a final hearing and granting the wife’s application for costs and interim property distribution – Discussion of relevant principles – Applications dismissed Scott & Munayallan (No. 3) [2021] FedCFamC1F 121

Full Federal Court – judicial review - Trustee for The MTGI Trust v Johnston [2016] FCAFC 140

Full Bench FWC appeal – costs appeal - The Trustee for The MTGI Trust T/A Macquarie Technology Group International v David Johnston [2015] FWCFB 6168

Full Bench FWC appeal – right of entry dispute - Lifestyle Bakery Pty Ltd v National Union of Workers [2015] FWC 5199

Full Bench FWC appeal – approval of enterprise agreement – BOOT test -  Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association v Beechworth Bakery Employee Co Pty Ltd t/a Beechworth Bakery [2017] FWCFB 1664

Fair Work Commission - redundancy - Jose Figueira v Portugal Madeira Sydney Social & Cultural Sports Club Ltd t/as Portugal Madeira Club Ltd [2016] FWC 4041

Fair Work Commission – strike out unfair dismissal claim - Arja Pontinen v Ingleburn Veterinary Emergency Centre Pty Ltd T/A Ingleburn Veterinary Emergency Centre [2016] FWC 3581

Supreme Court NSW – equity – whether funds were a gift - Tjen v Bilic [2017] NSWSC 364

Supreme Court of NSW – appeal from Local Court – whether there was a contravention of the Legal Profession Act – whether persons acted as lawyers – whether disclosure should have been made – breach of contract - IFW Global Pty Limited v Seung Phil Yang t/as Youngs Attorneys [2019] NSWSC 953

Supreme Court – common law – loan advance – subrogation - AB Developments (Australia) Pty Ltd v El-Sayed [2016] NSWSC 1613

Supreme Court – equity - CIVIL PROCEDURE — Stay of proceedings — Where proceedings stayed due to security for costs not being provided on time — Where security for costs paid late — Whether stay should be lifted — Whether cross claim barred by res judicata, Anshun estoppel or abuse of process - Andy Vuong Duc Pham v Enterprise ICT Pty Ltd [2020] NSWSC 1089

Federal Circuit Court - industrial law - application for pecuniary penalties against second and third respondents on the ground they were each involved in the first respondent’s contraventions of terms of an award in relation to a number of alleged employees – whether the first respondent was the employer of the alleged employees - Fair Work Ombudsman v Northcoast Security Services Group Pty Ltd & Ors (No.2) [2019] FCCA 1198

Federal Circuit Court – industrial law - whether first respondent contravened s.340 of the FW Act – whether first respondent dismissed the applicant from her employment or whether the applicant voluntarily resigned – applicant voluntarily resigned – whether first respondent contravened s.536 of the FW Act by not providing payslips to applicant – whether second and third respondents involved in first respondent’s contraventions of s.44, s.45, and s.536 of the FW Act - Al-Hakim v Toyoor Al Jannah Pty Ltd & Ors [2018] FCCA 3184

Federal Circuit Court - whether to appoint a litigation guardian – whether to strike out lengthy and unreferenced Notice to Admit Facts – very long running proceedings involving multiple claims under the Fair Work Act – role of directly briefed Counsel – litigation guardian not appointed at the present time but the Court’s position reserved for any possible future appointment – Notice to Admit Facts struck out among other things because it did not relevantly and/or sufficiently relate to the details of the claims to be determined by the Court - Drummond v Canberra Institute of Technology (No 2) [2021] FCCA 556