Peter Walsh

Barrister

  • Tel: (02) 8227 4400
  • walsh.p@universitychambers.com.au

Called to the Bar: 5 August 1988

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate
  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Estate / probate & wills
  • Insolvency
  • Trusts
  • Mortgage & Property
  • Conveyancing

Selected Decisions:

Reported Cases – Appeals:

Registrar General of New South Wales v Jea Holdings Pty Ltd (2015) 88 NSWLR 587 (NSW Court of Appeal – Land law easements – covenants)
Castle Constructions Pty Ltd v Sahab Holdings Pty Ltd [No 2] (2013) 87ALJR 1159 (High Court of Australia – reconsideration of orders of Court)
Castle Constructions Pty Ltd v Sahab Holdings Pty Ltd [No 1] (2013) 247 CLR 149 (High Court of Australia – land law – powers of Registrar General – easements.
Trustee of the Property of Lemnos (2009) 223 FLR 53 (Full Court Family Court of Australia – trustee in bankruptcy – bankruptcy – family law orders).
Koompahtoo Local Aboriginal Land Council v Klalc Property Investment Pty Ltd [2008] NSWCA 6. (NSW Court of Appeal – conveyancing – indefeasibility of title).
Provident Capital Ltd v Printy (2008) 13 BPR 98,301 (NSW Court of Appeal – mortgage enforcement).
City of Canada Bay Council v Bonaccorso (2007) 71 NSWLR 424. (NSW Court of Appeal – land law – statutory interpretation).
Battenberg v Restom (2007) 4 ABC (NS) 474. (Full Court Federal Court of Australia – bankruptcy).
Battenberg v Restom (2006) 4 ABC (NS) 144. (Full Court Federal Court of Australia – bankruptcy).
Travel Compensation Fund v Tambree (2005) 224 CLR 627 (High Court of Australia – trade practices – damages – causation.)
Harris v Digital Pulse Pty Ltd (2003) 56 NSWLR 298. (NSW Court of Appeal – breach of fiduciary duty and punitive damages for breach of fiduciary duty).
Massey v Wales (2003) 57 NSWLR 718 (NSW Court of Appeal – company law – directors and shareholders).
Westfield v Registrar General (2003) 11 BPR 21 539 (NSW Court of Appeal – land law – boundary determination).
Mateo v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2002) 117 FCR 179. (Full Court Federal Court of Australia – trustee in bankruptcy – family law orders).
Monroe Topple & Associates Pty Ltd v Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (2002) 122 FCR 110. (Full Court Federal Court of Australia – restrictive trade practices).
Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd v Wily (1997) 266 ACSR 266. (NSW Court of Appeal – insolvency – running account).
Quinn v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (1996) 63 FCR 136. (Full Court Federal Court of Australia – bankruptcy).
Teachers Health Investments Pty Ltd v Wynne (1994) 6 BPR 13,449. (NSW Court of Appeal – mortgage enforcement).
Turnbull v National Mutual Royal Bank Ltd (1991) 26 NSWLR 361. (NSW Court of Appeal – land law – mortgagees power of sale).


Reported Cases – First Instance:

Jea Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd v Registrar General (2013) 16 BPR 98587 (Land law – easements).
Registrar General (NSW) v Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd (2010) 15 BPR 28,647. (Land Law – forged mortgage).
Sahab Holdings Pty Ltd v Registrar General (2009) NSWLR 629. (Land law – easements – Registrar General’s powers).
Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd v Van Den Heuvel (No 2) (2009) 14 BPR 26,765 (Land law – forged mortgage).
Printy v Provident Capital Ltd (2008) 13 BPR 98,264 (Land law – forged mortgage).
Chandra v Perpetual Trustees Victoria Limited (2008) 64 NSWLR 679. (Land law – forged mortgage).
Lemery Holdings Pty Ltd v Reliance Financial Services (2008) 74 NSWLR 550. (Equity – trustee’s right of indemnity)
Lemery Holdings Pty Ltd v Reliance Financial Services (2008) 221 FLR 241. (Equity – trustee’s right of indemnity)
Lemnos v Lemnos (2007) 38 Fam LR 594. (Family law – trustee in bankruptcy).
Battenberg v Restom (2007) 5 ABC (NS) 533. (Bankruptcy).
Commissioner of Taxation v Blaikie (2006) 4 ABC (NS) 409. (Bankruptcy – setting aside Part X).
Battenberg v Restom (2005) 3 ABC (NS) 346. (Bankruptcy)
Hypec Electronics Pty Ltd v Registrar General (2005) 64 NSWLR 679. (Land law – liquidator – powers of Registrar General).
Pham v Doan (2005) 63 NSWLR 370 (Contract partnership – illegality).
Perpetual Trustees Victoria Limited v Tsai (2004) 12 BPR 22,271. (Land law – forged mortgage).
Selim v McGrath (2003) 177 FLR 85. (Corporations – administration).
Lopatinsky v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2003) 31 Fam LR 267. (Family law – trustee in bankruptcy).
Maloy v Jelacic (2003) 11 BPR 21,579. (Land law – contract for sale).
Lee v Ross (2003) 11 BPR 20,991 (Land law – contract for sale).
Lopatinsky v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2002) 29 Fam LR 274. (Family law – bankruptcy).
Middleton v Arthur (2002) 11 BPR 20,263. (Land law – easement).
Couche v Adams & ors (2001) NSW Conv R 56-019. (Land law – easement).
Diemasters Pty Ltd v Meadowcorp Pty Ltd (2001) 52 NSWLR 572 (Land law – claim against Torrens Assurance Fund).
Munroe Topple & Associates Pty Ltd v Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (2001) ATPR 46-212.(Trade practice – abuse of market power).
Nunn v Wily (2001) 10 BPR 19,983. (Mortgage – insolvency – trustee in bankruptcy).
Kylsilver Pty Ltd v One Australia Pty Ltd (2001) NSW Conv R 55-956. (Land law – contract for sale – forfeiture of deposit).
Sanctuary Investments Pty Ltd v St Gregory’s Armenian School (1999) NSW Conv R 55-890. (Sale of land).
Tourprint International Pty Ltd (in liq) v Bott (1999) 32 ACSR 201. (Insolvency – director – insolvent trading).
Quinn, Re: Ex parte Quinn v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (1995) 63 FCR 129. (Bankruptcy).
Rothmans Exports Pty Ltd v Mistmorn Pty Ltd (in liq) (1994) 125 ALR 442. (Insolvency – preference – running account).
Chadwick Industries Pty Ltd v Condensing Vaporisers Pty Ltd (1994) 13 ACSR 37. (Corporations – statutory demand).
National Mutual Royal Bank v Turnbull (1991) NSW Conv R 55-584. (Land law – enforcement of mortgage).
Winter v Creighton, Estate Galieh (1991) 23 NSWLR 116. (Wills – undue influence).


About Me

Education:
University of Sydney: Master of Laws (LLM) – Trade Practices and Public Company Finance – 1985
University of New South Wales: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws – 1981