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Commercial Litigation

 Commercial Litigation & Insolvency

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC accepts briefs across a wide range of commercial & insolvency disputes.

She has been recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 for Litigation, and in Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel in NSW (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019).

Select Current Cases

- Commonwealth of Australia (Department of Defence/Australian Signals Directorate), technology contract dispute, for the Commonwealth, briefed by Ashurst Canberra

- Roads & Maritime Services v AZH Consulting P/L & Ors, Supreme Court of New South Wales proceedings for NSW Government agency freezing and preserving assets of allegedly fraudulent contractor to Heavy Vehicle Program, briefed by Norton Rose Fulbright

Select Earlier Cases

- Evans v Davantage Group Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 884 (motor vehicle warranty class action, advising litigation funder, Vannin Capital)

- Re Simpson’s Trust [2018] Supreme Court of Queensland (Crow J), briefed by Bradley, Allen, Love, Canberra for income beneficiary (judicial advice application: distribution directed)

- Re Bridgeland Investment [2018] Supreme Court of New South Wales (White J) (termination of winding up of corporation)

- TSDack v Australian Water Holdings [2015] FCA 93 (shareholder dispute, for Senator Arthur Sinodinos)

- Australian Mortgage & Finance Co v Rome Euro Windows [2014] NSWSC 996 & [2014] NSWSC 1173 (statutory derivative action, for successful applicant)

- Tugrul v Tarrants Financial Consultants [No 1][2013] NSWSC 1561 & [No 2][2013] NSWSC 1971 (financial advice re agribusiness schemes, pleadings, for financial planner)

- Leda Holdings v Securcorp Limited [2013] FCA 1364 (managed investment scheme & responsible entity provisions)

- Nowland v Maiolla; Casbee Properties P/L v Eastwood Air Conditioning P/L [2013] NSWSC 980 (shareholder dispute, minority oppression) 

- In re MF Global Australia (in liq) (No 2)[2012] NSWSC 1426; (2012) 267 FLR 27 (insolvency of financial services business; costs, indemnity, for client groups)

- In re MF Global Australia (in liq) [2012] NSWSC 994; (2012) 267 FLR 27 (insolvency of financial services business: priorities, for OTC derivative clients)

- Mercedes Holdings v Waters (No 6) [2012] FCA 1412 (MFS class action, for founder & Chairman)

- In re Nevada P/L [2011] NSWSC 1499 (company title redevelopment & class rights, for company)

- ASIC v GDK (No 8) [2011] FCA 997 (winding up - approval of settlement of claims on scheme fund, for investors)

- ZMB Australia P/L v Warne [2011] FCAFC 65 & [2011] FCA 311 (winding up - Full Court appeal re priority dispute, for investors)

- Henderson v Body Corporate of Merrimac Heights CTS19563 [2011] QSC 336 (Queensland community title scheme dispute re management rights, for body corporate)

- ASIC v GDK [2010] FCA 710 (winding up - trial of priority dispute turning on construction of terms of deed of purchase)

- ASIC v GDK (No 6) [2010] FCA 1092 (winding up - ability of representative to compromise proceedings on behalf of the group, for investors)

- AVS Property v McMaster [2010] FCAFC 81; (2010) 79 ACSR 89 (Full Court appeal re discharge of mortgage as condition of winding up of unregistered scheme, for contradictor)

- AVS Property v Western Retirement Village Management Ltd (In Liq) [2009] FCA 512 
(joinder and carriage of appeal)

- ASIC v GDK Financial Solutions Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 3) [2008] FCA 448; (2008) 246 ALR 580 & ASIC v GDK (No 4) [2008] FCA 858(2008) 169 FCR 497 (winding up of unregistered managed investment scheme to develop retirement village in Western Australia, for investors)

- Wajs v Active Optics Pty Ltd [2008] NSWSC 23 (winding up, appointment of provisional liquidator)

- Vale v Rosychamp Pty Ltd [2008] NSWSC 1373 & [2006] NSWSC 1341 (retail lease, for successful landlord)

- Johnstone v HIH Limited [2004] FCA 190 & [2004] FCA 1414 (shareholder class action, for reinsurers Hannover Re)

- Bowman and Ors v NSW Coal Compensation Review Tribunal and NSW Coal Compensation Board [2003] NSWSC 568 (coal compensation)

- McIntosh & Anor v ARAF Capital Funding [2003] NSWSC 843 (appeal; contract dispute)

- Climit Pty Ltd v Captech Group Limited [2003] NSWSC 491 (joint venture dispute)

- Griffiths v Australian Broadcasting Corporation [2004] NSWSC 582 & [2003] NSWSC 1244 (defamation, for the ABC)

- F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG v Chiron Corp [2000] FCA 34 (patent revocation proceedings re Hepatitis C Virus genome patent, for F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG)

- Hanave Pty Ltd v LFOT Pty Ltd [1998] FCA 1051 (trade practices re shopping centre purchase)