Doyle's Guide Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel NSW 2016 and 2017. Accredited Arbitrator, Mediator and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, with numerous panel appointments.
Undertaken professional development in dispute resolution, including the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School, the Diploma in International Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (North American Branch) and Joint Program on International Arbitration, Columbia Law School & Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (New York Branch), and the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators' Practitioner’s Certificate in Mediation.
Advises and appears in public sector and regulated entities investigations and enforcement actions, in particular those concerning the corporate governance and conduct of financial institutions & media/telecommunications operators.
Acted in relation to the products and activities of the financial services sectors regulated by ASIC & APRA (including financial planning, securities, derivatives, managed investments, superannuation, insurance, deposit products and non-cash payment products, foreign exchange, & margin lending).
Varied practice in matters concerning property rights & investments both domestic and international. Particular expertise in managed investment schemes, acting for clients throughout Australia. Considerable knowledge and experience of company title, community title and strata scheme management and development law.
Accredited STEP Trusts & Estates Practitioner (TEP).
Acts throughout Australia in matters concerning the Trustee Acts, including applications for judicial advice & directions. Particular expertise and practical experience in trustee duties, especially in superannuation context. Acted in numerous probate and estate disputes, acting for executors, canvassing complex issues such as cognitive incapacity, foreign law and property claims.
Acts for a wide range of parties involved in corporate insolvency procedures, including voluntary administration, liquidation, and receivership. Particular experience in the special regimes applying to insolvent investment schemes and financial services providers, duties of responsible officers, and scheme insurance issues.