Advocacy. Responsiveness. Results.
What I do
- Predominantly commercial litigation and equity.
- Briefed by firms of all sizes.
- Complex high-value litigation (such as class actions, claims against directors, high value construction cases, and high value commercial disputes).
- Litigation for sole traders and boutique firms, in more confined disputes (such as relating to equitable interests in real property, contract claims, and corporate and personal insolvency).
I meet deadlines.
I am upfront with costs and billing.
- Securities class action regarding alleged non-disclosure on ASX.
- Claims for unpaid employment benefits (regarding whether group members employees or independent contractors).
- Claim against trustee of collapsed debenture scheme.
Building and construction claims
- Claim by gold mine owner under EPC contract for defective processing plant construction.
- Claims by Owners Strata Plans against builders for defective work in respect of common property.
- Arbitration of dispute between mine operator and engineer re rare minerals plant in Vietnam.
- Allegations of unconscionable conduct against lenders in debt recovery actions.
- Misleading conduct or deceptive conduct in respect of issuance of performance bonds.
- Contract claims regarding adjustment of rent clauses and good faith.
- Shareholder disputes re acquisition of shares following default.
- Derivative action re claim against director for misuse of funds.
- Injunction for relief of forfeiture under commercial lease.
- Make-good obligations of tenant under a commercial lease.
- Extension of caveats protecting resulting trust based on contribution to purchase price.
- Extinguishment of easement to permit DA to proceed.
- Conflict between equitable proprietary interests and legal proprietary interests re default under mortgage.
Insolvency and bankruptcy
- Recovery actions for unfair preferences and uncommercial transactions.
- Termination of winding up; reinstatement of deregistered company.
- Bankruptcy applications regarding undervalued transactions, and creditor’s petitions.
- For a list of judgments I’ve appeared in, see the Cases page.
- Here is a CV.
My contact details
Phone: +61 2 9151 2950
Location: Greenway Chambers
Level 10, 99 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000