Supreme Court (NSW)

Greek Atlas League Inc (2018) NSWSC

For Greek Atlas League Inc, a Greek community association, in Supreme Court of New South Wales proceedings concerning the validity of elections for the Administrative Council.

>> On 21 February 2018, at final hearing before Robb J, orders were made as to the make-up of the Council and requiring the delivery up of association documents by former officers.

Invigor Group Limited (Executive Termination) (2015) NSWSC

For Invigor Group Ltd, an ASX listed company, instructed by Minter Ellison, Melbourne & Sydney, in hearing of application for injunctive relief by terminated executive directors, involving continuous disclosure issues (Cohen v Invigor Group Ltd (2015) NSWSC, Black J). 

Australian Mortgage & Finance Co v Rome Euro Windows

Meriton Group related dispute between shareholders of window manufacturing company.

Successfully obtained interim freezing orders & asset disclosure orders (Sackar J and Ball J) and leave to bring statutory derivative action pursuant to s 237 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth):  [2014] NSWSC 996 (Black J).  Matter settled following mediation.

MF Global Australia Winding Up

For the financial derivatives clients of MF Global, instructed by Arnold Bloch Liebler, in winding-up proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and as contradictor to competing priority claims by Deutsche Bank AG and by MF Global (Singapore) Pte Ltd (in liq).

MF Global’s Australia arm held a $319 million trading book on behalf of about 13,000 clients.

In re MF Global Australia Ltd (in liq) [2012] NSWSC 994

In re MF Global Australia Ltd (in liq) (No 2) [2012] NSWSC 1426

Media coverage: MF Global collapse exposes local loopholes (SMH)

MF Global collapse exposes Australian loophole on client money (Reuters)

Re Nevada (Company Title Scheme Redevelopment)

For board of company title scheme in defence of challenge to redevelopment levy struck by directors and whether proposed redevelopment of building impermissibly varied owners’ class rights pursuant to Part 2F.2 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

Re Nevada Pty Limited [2011] NSWSC 1499 (Ball J)


Vale v Rosychamp (Retail Lease Dispute)

For landlord of retail restaurant business in proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and Administrative Decisions Tribunal (Retail Leases Division).

Successfully defending claim of unconscionable conduct: Vale v Rosychamp Pty Ltd [2008] NSWSC 1373 (White J).

In earlier proceedings, successfully resisted injunction: Vale v Rosychamp Pty Ltd [2006] NSWSC 1341 (Brereton J).