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Xavier McLaurin – Lawyer
Xavier graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in 2005. He then undertook a Bachelor of Law degree and graduated in 2009.
Xavier was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in May 2010.
Since joining Oldham Naidoo Lawyers in 2008, Xavier has worked in a variety of areas including building and construction law, commercial law, corporations law, insolvency law, property law including owners corporations disputes, planning and environment law, wills and probates as well as estate administration.
As part of the Oldham Naidoo Lawyers litigation team, Xavier has expertise to draft pleadings in all court and tribunal jurisdictions as well as providing advocacy at mediations and hearings including McIlroy v Wangaratta Rural CC  VCAT 1738 and Lexon Group Pty Ltd v Yarra CC  VCAT 867.
Xavier has a particular focus on Owner Corporations Law, and has been involved in several recent significant decisions including Noonan v Owners Corporation No 2 PS409115E and Anor (Owners Corporation)  VCAT 1934.
Xavier also specialises in debt recovery and insolvency matters, incluing a successful application in setting aside a Creditor's Statury Demand in Hanlon Nominees Pty Ltd v Renegade Rigging Pty Ltd  VSC 385.
Xavier practices in probate and estate administaion and representing executors and beneficiaries in estate litigation and Testator Family Maintenance claims brought pursuant to the Administration and Probate Act 1958 (Vic).
Xavier is a current member of the Victorian Firearms Consultative Committee that provides advice to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services on the regulation of firearms in Victoria through the Firearms Act 1996 and related Acts.
Xavier has extensively represented Victoria and Australia in target rifle shooting and is currently a member of the MCC target shooting section. He is also a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.