He has extensive experience in a broad range of commercial and equity matters including competition and consumer law, property law, trust law, product liability and corporations law.
In public and regulatory law he practises predominantly in matters overlapping with major infrastructure and property development projects including environmental effects and property-related issues. He holds a Master of Environment from the University of Melbourne.
As an advocate he has broad experience in superior courts, specialist tribunals and public inquiries. He is an accredited and practising advocacy instructor.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
- Banking & Finance
- Class Actions
- Consumer Law
- Contractual Disputes
- Corporate Insolvency
- Corporations & Securities
- Energy & Resources
- Equity & Trusts
- Real Property
- Restraint of Trade
- Confidential Information
- Class Actions
- Product Liability
- Professional Negligence
- Commissions & Inquiries
- Judicial Review
- White Collar Crime
BA (Hons), LLB, MA (Phil)
GCertEnv, MEnv (Melb)
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
Misleading conduct by compliance claims for construction products
Directors and officers liability, statutory investigations, compulsory examinations, search warrants and coercive disclosure of information/documents, etc.
Banking and finance facilities, incl. disputes in re National Australia Bank, Macquarie Bank, ANZ Bank, etc.
Sale of business cases, incl. disputes re completion accounts, non-disclosure, accounting treatments, etc.
Sale of goods cases, incl. disputes re incorporation of terms, quality of supply, liability exclusion, measure of damages, etc.
Thalidomide in utero injuries, Supreme Court of Victoria.
Westpoint investors/AFS licensees, Federal Court.
Caltex Australia supply arrangements, Federal Court.
Exxon Longford gas supply failure, Federal and Supreme Courts.
Trade Union Royal Commission.
Cole Royal Commission (payments under UN Oil-for-Food program).
Esso Longford Royal Commission (gas plant explosion and fire).
EPBC Act, numerous matters incl. in re Gunns' Tasmanian Pulp Mill.
EPA Act, numerous matters incl. in re contaminated industrial land of Spotless, Pacific Dunlop, etc.
Sale of Land Act non-disclosure (heritage report)
Leasehold disputes involving commercial/retail properties of ING Group, GPT Group, Becton Property Group, Leighton Properties, etc.
Multiple sale transactions, involving questions of rescission, restrictive covenants, unregistered interests, caveats, etc.
Development, sub-division and joint venture project disputes, incl. in re Salta Properties, Victoria Point Docklands, etc.
Claims involving implantable medical devices, containment membranes, contaminants in various production processes, etc.
Victorian Bar - Human Rights Committee