Jacob Fronistas O.A.M.
Jacob Fronistas O.A.M.
B. Sc., LL. B., LL. M.
01 April 1981
Signed Bar Roll:
24 November 1983
Owen Dixon Chambers East
Floor 4, Room 01
205 William Street, Melbourne
Admitted to Practice:
Areas of Practice:
- Accredited Mediator
Has appeared in Criminal matters in the Magistrates’ Court and County Court, including appeals and trial work.
Counsel has also appeared in the Family Court of Australia in cases involving property, children, child support and other related matters.
Has also done numerous Intervention Order cases, including breaches of Intervention Orders.
Counsel has a Physiology major as part of his Science degree and also studied Medical Law and Biomedical Ethics and the Law as part of his Masters Degree. He has acted for Doctors before Medical Services Committees of Inquiry, Medical Services Review Tribunal, Medicare Participation Review Committee and the Supreme Court of Victoria (in relation to Disciplinary matters). Also advised in Medical Negligence matters.
Appeared at the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (V.C.A.T.) (Criminal Injuries Compensation, Retail Tenancies, Building Disputes).
Various Licensing authorities and Tribunals involving Licensing and Disciplinary matters. He has also appeared for Solicitors in Disciplinary matters.
In addition to the above Counsel has been involved in Civil and Commercial Litigation in all jurisdictions.
Counsel has also appeared in numerous matters involving the Taxation of Costs, particularly in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Has studied Trade Marks and Copyright as part of his Undergraduate Law course and studied Patents as part of his Masters Degree.
Counsel has extensive experience in the operation of nursing homes and hostels (aged care facilities) as he is fluent in English and Modern Greek.
- 1978 Graduated B.Sc. Monash University
- 1980 Graduated LLB Monash University
- 1995 Graduated LLM Monash University
- Articles of Clerkship with Haines and Polites
Counsel has been involved in a voluntary capacity with a charitable organization, Fronditha Care Inc. (formerly known as the Australian Greek Society for Care of the Elderly), for approximately 18 years. He currently holds the position of President of this organization.