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John Glover

Barrister, Victorian Bar

Professor of Law RMIT University, Graduate School of Business and Law.

Legal Practice

1979 - Articles at Corrs

1982 - 4  Corrs - Senior Associate, securities and credit law

1984 - 89  Victorian Bar
Commercial practice in tax, corporate, general litigation; appearances with counsel including RA Sundberg QC (formerly Mr Justice Sundberg of the Federal Court), P Buchanan QC (formerly Mr Justice Buchanan of the Victorian Court of Appeal), GAA Nettle (now Mr Justice Nettle of the High Court), PD Cummins QC (formerly Mr Justice Cummins of the Victorian Supreme Court), TEF Hughes QC, BJ Shaw QC, CL Pannam QC.

1996 - Republic of South Africa, Coordinating Research Institute for Corporate Law, Standing Advisory Committee on company law of the Department of Trade and Industry:
Consulting on codification of company directors’ duties project.

2000 - VCAT (Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal)
Sessional Member General and Taxation Lists (re-appointed to 2020)

2001 - 2 Victorian Department of Justice
Oral and written advice on proposed amendments to the Trustee Act 1958 (secondary mortgage market, mortgage-backed securities and custodial trustees)

2002 - Australian Treasury (Board of Taxation)
Independent Expert appointed to evaluate Taxation – Tax Value Method

2002 - Australian Senate Standing Committee on Employment, Workplace Relations and Education
Submission on small business taxation – attendances and oral evidence at public hearings (Hansard 25 July 2002, 178-203) (with B Tran-Nam)

2005 - Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, Review of the Venture Capital Industry
Submission on the Venture Capital Limited Partnership (VCLP) regime, June 2005 (with S.Barkoczy and M. Stewart)

2005 - Victorian Bar
Commercial practice  in tax, trusts, corporate, general litigation; appearances with counsel including CL Pannam QC, Michelle Gordon SC, Roger Gillard QC; M Flynn QC acting for clients including the Australian Taxation Office, Monash University, DomaCom Australia Ltd and State Trustees Ltd.

Particular Specialities

  • Taxation

  • Trusts

  • Equity

Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000


Banking and Finance
Commercial and Consumer Transactions
Property (including Superannuation)
Taxation (State and Federal)
Wills & Estates