Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has a national practice in corporate and commercial matters including banking & financial services, trusts & superannuation; regulatory compliance and enforcement action; and public inquiries involving governance & integrity issues.

2018 matters

Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries

  • Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety - acting for a range of aged care providers, briefed by Clayton Utz, Hall & Wilcox, and Moray and Agnew

  • Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry

    • Consumer Lending: Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Aussie Home Loans), briefed by Clayton Utz -> more ...

    • Superannuation: Energy Industry Superannuation Scheme, briefed by Hall & Wilcox

  • NSW Ombudsman's investigation into Water Compliance & Enforcement - for WaterNSW, briefed by Norton Rose Fulbright -> more ...

  • NSW Public Inquiry into Charitable Fundraising and Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission's investigation & enforcement action (Enforceable Undertaking accepted) - for RSL LifeCare Ltd, briefed by PWC & Clayton Utz -> more ...

Regulatory Investigations & Enforcement

  • ASIC, briefed direct, in Administrative Appeals Tribunal appeal by disqualified director -> more ..

  • Canberra Raiders Sports Club, briefed by Snedden, Hall & Gallop, Canberra - ACT Supreme Court and ACT Civil & Administrative Tribunal proceedings against ACT Gambling & Racing Commission (successfully set aside civil penalty & licence conditions, reprimand substituted) -> more ...

  • Registered Organisations Commissioner, briefed by Lander & Rogers, Melbourne - Federal Court civil penalty proceedings against Communications, Electrical, and Plumbing Union of Australia -> more ...

  • International Tool Manufacturer, briefed by Holman Webb - ACCC investigation into franchise arrangements (Enforceable Undertaking accepted) -> more ...

  • Queensland financial advisor, briefed by Hall & Wilcox - re ASIC investigation for alleged contraventions of the conflicted remuneration prohibition re SMSF advice -> more ...

Trusts & Superannuation

  • Trustee of industry superannuation fund, briefed by Sparke Helmore - defined benefits pension scheme

  • Trustee of retail superannuation fund, briefed by Sparke Helmore - remediation program

  • Trustee of retail bank superannuation fund, briefed by MinterEllison - contribution fees

  • Trustee of retail bank superannuation fund, briefed by MinterEllison - successor fund transfer

  • Trustee of retail bank superannuation fund, briefed by K&L Gates - insurance governance

  • Victorian beneficiary of a substantial testamentary trust, briefed by Bradley, Allen, Love, Canberra - Supreme Court of Queensland judicial advice application (distribution directed) -> more ...

Commercial Disputes

  • Supreme Court of NSW termination of winding up: Re Bridgeland Investment - more …

  • International distributor of fire safety panels

  • Wagering operator - introduction of a state Point of Consumption tax

Class Actions & Grouped Disputes

  • Various funders & insureds - class actions (continuous disclosure & consumer protection) -> prospects & coverage opinions

  • Greek Atlas League Inc - Supreme Court of NSW proceedings re community association elections (orders made confirming result) -> more ...