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ANDREW HUDSON

Partner, Melbourne

Areas of Practice

Experience

Andrew commenced working with Hunt & Hunt in 2004 and is a member of the firm's corporate and international relations teams. 

Andrew practices in the area of commercial law with a focus on customs and international trade. He has provided legal services to all parties involved with industry, including importers, exporters, customs brokers, freight forwarders, shipper and trade financiers. This has involved advice and actions seeking judicial and administrative review of government departments.

He has provided advice covering all aspects of trade ranging from international trade conventions, arbitrations to resolve disputers, trade financing options, commodity and freight contracts to dealing with inquiries and prosecutions by Customs in such matters as dumping and alleged underpayments of customs duty, together with all related litigation.

His key projects include:

Andrew was awarded the CBFCA National Award for contribution to the CBFCA and Barrier Clearance/International Freight Forwarding Industry in 2002 and 2006.

Memberships / Professional Associations 

Member, Council of the Law Institute of Victoria for 2006

Past Committee Member, Kelvin Club

Past Chairman, Customs and International Transactions Committee of the Law Council of Australia

Chair,  International Law Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria

Chair, Customs, Trade and Transport Special Business Team of Interlaw (www.interlaw.org)

Member, Victorian Committee of Management of Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia

Member, Section Executive of the International Law Sectional of the Law Council of Australia.

Co-Convenor, Law Council and Austrade Roundtable

Past Member, Customs National Consultative Committee (CNCC) being the peak consultative body between the Australian Customs Service and Industry

Member, Advisory Committee to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Reference on “Civil and Administrative Penalties”

Member, University of Melbourne Confucius Institute Business Advisory Committee

Member, Trade Remedies Task Force of the Australian Industry Group

Member, Services Export Advisory Committee conducted by DIIRD within Victorian Government

Member, Programs Advisory Committee for the School of Applied Economics at Victoria University

Past Member, Executive of the Administrative Law and Human Rights Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria

Member, “Working Party on E-Commerce” of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

Affiliate Member, Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia

Education