Senior Partner

Dane Thornburgh

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Dane has practiced in commercial law, commercial litigation and insurance law for more than 11 years.

He established the firm in February 2013 after serving as a Senior Associate at another Port Vila firm for 4years.

Prior to Dane and his family moving to Vanuatu in March 2009, he practised as a Barrister – at – Law in the prestigious Culwulla Chambers in Castlereagh Street Sydney, Australia.

Dane commenced his legal career as a Solicitor in the Brisbane firm Bennett & Phillip where he handled civil litigation and insurance law matters before moving to the commercial corporate practise area.

Dane has a high level of experience in all aspects of commercial litigation and corporate transactions & commercial law. He is well versed in the areas of company law, partnership disputes, insolvency, banking and finance litigation. Dane’s extensive experience across a range of industries sees that he is well placed to advise on the legal and commercial issues affecting his clients.

Dane’s background as Barrister – at – Law in prestigious Sydney and Brisbane Chambers is evidence of his advocacy skills and attention to detail.


  • Diploma of Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practise
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Barrister – at – Law of the High Court of Australia
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory
  • Legal Practitioner Supreme Court of Vanuatu
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