Damien Hannan

Title: Damien Hannan
Admitted: 11th Nov 1998
Signed Bar Roll: 25th May 2000
Chambers: Room 0824, Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Phone: 9225 7444
Fax: 9225 8686
E-mail: damien.hannan@vicbar.com.au
Profile Details:

Damien began his career in Brisbane at the Office of Public Prosecutions. He then worked at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal as an Associate to Deputy President Dr Gerber. His interest in administrative law and appellate work caused him to relocate to Canberra where he acted on behalf of the Minister for Immigration in AAT hearings and Federal Court appeals.

Damien has lectured and tutored at Griffith University and Deakin University in Administrative Law, Contract Law and Industrial Law.

After signing the Victorian Bar roll in 2000 Damien has continued practising in a broad range of areas including:

Criminal law (prosecuting and defending primarily in County Court trials and appeals)
Administrative Law
Industrial and OHS
Food Law

Damien also has a special interest in food law and food safety issues. He is certified with RABSQA and the Department of Human Services as a Principal Food Safety Auditor pursuant to S.19P of the Food Act. His food auditing experience and industry experience assists in advising and acting for prosecuting authorities and defendants in this area.