Tony Horan

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

Victorian Bar


Tony Horan is a barrister, accredited mediator and Sessional Member at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. He specialises in insurance, construction, professional liability, environmental law and commercial mediation. Tony has represented, advised and resolved disputes for all levels of government, statutory authorities, construction professionals, property owners and contractors, as well as professional indemnity, construction risk and liability insurers.

Tony is recognised in Doyle's Guide in the following categories: Leading Mediator Victoria 2019, Leading Construction & Infrastructure Junior Barrister Australia 2020, Leading Construction & Infrastructure Junior Barrister Victoria 2020.

In 2017, Tony was awarded the President's Award by Consult Australia, the peak national body representing engineers and related professions in the built and natural environment. The annual award was given for his contribution to the engineering profession, including legal advice on law reform and policy issues, and professional development and training.

Prior to coming to the Bar in 2007, Tony was a partner at DLA Piper (Phillips Fox) for 10 years. From 1997 until 2018, he was a Member of the Victorian Legal Profession Tribunal and its successor, the VCAT Legal Practice List.

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