Senior Solicitor - Litigation and Commercial Law

Commercial and General Dispute Resolution, Wills and Deceased Estate Disputes, Property Law, Business/Commercial Law.

Practice Strengths

  • Commercial and General Dispute Resolution
  • Wills and Deceased Estate Disputes
  • Property Law
  • Business/Commercial Law

Qualifications

  • BCom. LLB (NSW)
  • Unrestricted Practising Certificate

Biography

  • Admitted as a solicitor in 1976
  • Extensive experience as a solicitor in private practice including 18 years as a principal of a legal firm
  • Has also practiced as an in-house lawyer in the public sector including conduct of litigation, legislative drafting and acting in an advisory role to the most senior levels of Government and administration
  • Personally conducted and supervised employed solicitors on a broad range of litigation in the Federal Court, NSW Supreme Court, NSW District and Local Courts including in the areas of competition/ trade practices law, restraint of trade, intellectual property, possession/ mortgagee sales, insolvency and general debt collection; and a broad variety of contractual disputes
  • Has also acted in various tribunals including the NCAT and CTTT.
  • Has acted in complex litigation arising out of wills and deceased estates including claims under the Succession Act and litigation involving the interpretation of wills and discretionary trusts
  • Also has wide experience in property law including property sales, purchases and development, construction law, leasing and general commercial/ business law
  • Has been a senior member of the firm's Litigation Group since 1 January 2010

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