Sam Hopper

Phone: 03 9225 6857
Email: samuel.hopper@vicbar.com.au 
Chambers: Room 12, Level 23,Owen Dixon Chambers West
Admitted to Practice: 16 December 2002
Signed Bar Roll: 4 November 2004

Areas of Practice:

Insolvency, Property Law, Residential / Retail Tenancies


Sam is a property and insolvency lawyer.

His experience includes:

  • acting for growers/investors in the insolvencies of Timbercorp, Great Southern, Forestry Enterprises Australia, Willmott and Gunns agricultural and forestry managed investments schemes;
  • advising, acting and appearing for the Victorian Small Business Commissioner in relation to the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic);
  • acting for the Palace Entertainment Complex in the long-running St Kilda Triangle dispute;
  • regularly appearing in Victorian and Federal Courts and the retail tenancies list in VCAT; and
  • a pro bono practice for residential tenants taking referrals from PILCH and the Homeless Persons Legal Clinic.

Sam is also a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s PELS Leases Committee and the Australian Property Law Group Victoria Committee.

From 12/03/2009, Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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