“I engaged Dominique and worked with her on a public interest immunity claim on a large, complex matter in the Federal Court. Dominique has formidable intellectual capacity, she is brilliant academically and is a wonderful advocate. Dominique also demonstrated enormous commitment and worked incredibly hard.”
– Abigail Sheppard, Senior Lawyer, Market Integrity, ASIC
"We have briefed Dominique on a number of occasions regarding more complex corporate, liability and superannuation issues. Dominique’s approach to problem solving and advising is to efficiently gather context and focus on key issues and outcomes, with an eye out for collateral issues and down the track consequences. Dominique’s advice is pithy, to the point and highly accessible for non-legal audiences. This is why Dominique is our 'go-to' for advice on challenging matters."
- Chris Robson, General Counsel, Energy Industry Superannuation Scheme (EISS)
“Dominique is a highly skilled specialist counsel in financial services and related matters, and able to draw upon her depth of experience to provide clear and practical advice.”
– Mark Petrucco, Partner, Hall & Wilcox
“Dominique is a highly commercial and trusted adviser. She has the ability to quickly and comprehensively analyse complex commercial issues and provide sound strategic and practical advice that can be implemented efficiently and effectively.”
– Stephen Sasse, senior executive, Leightons Holdings
“I have had the good fortune to work with Dominique over a number of years and considered her to be my ‘go to’ counsel. Dominique has brought intelligence, perception and an amazing work ethic to every matter on which I have briefed her. Dominique is an excellent advocate, provides accurate and pragmatic advice and has displayed a superb manner in dealing with diverse clients and opposing counsel. I commend her without hesitation.”
– Stuart Gallagher, Senior Lawyer, ASIC (now NZ Commerce Commission)
"I had the great pleasure of working with Dominique as her client throughout 2012/13, as the Head of the Contracts for Difference (CFD) client group and as a member of the Committee of Inspection in the matter of the Liquidation of MF Global Australia by Deloitte. Dominique was literally astounding in her lightning assimilation of both the complex financial instruments involved & the implications for the various competing client groups. Her early involvement dedication & skill was without doubt instrumental in the successful return of over 90% of client funds!"
- Jim Taig, Committee of Inspection, MF Global (Australia) (in liq)
"Dominique Hogan-Doran SC epitomises the ideal, modern-day Senior Counsel. She is agile, technologically savvy, has a great rapport with clients which she combines with her vast technical skills, experience and strategic advocacy. In a recent high profile Commission of Inquiry in which we instructed Dominique, she was able to work quickly, within a very short timeframe and under a great deal of pressure, to help produce a stellar outcome for our client."
– Dr Ashley Tsacalos, Partner, Clayton Utz
“I came to know Ms Hogan-Doran during a lengthy investigation that the ICAC was conducting. She represented a witness during proceedings. Her manner was professional and discrete; she is hard working and reliable. I would not hesitate to recommend Ms Hogan-Doran for any matter.”
– Helen Rallis, Principal Solicitor, ICAC
“I first met Dominique when she was Counsel Assisting in a large Commission of Inquiry in which I was involved. I found Dominique then to be an impressive counsel, very knowledgeable about the law, and a skilled advocate. Later, when I required an advice and assistance at a mediation, I engaged Dominique and was again equally impressed. I would have no hesitation in recommending Dominique for any matter.”
– Dr Allison Stanfield, Owner, International e-technology firm
"Dominique provided sound advice in a complex matter with impressive speed and expertise. I would highly recommend her services. She is reliable, accessible and will canvas numerous options for tackling unusual cases."
- Rachel Szekely, Corporate Counsel, Macquarie Telecom
"Dominique undertook a very lengthy and arduous legal defence that culminated in a successful outcome. Her "hands on" approach was of great assistance and help to those of us unfamiliar with the legal system."
- Adam Watson, Director, home unit company
"I have briefed Dominique both in private practice and directly as in-house counsel. Dominique has a razor sharp mind and is a pleasure to work with. Like all good barristers, she is prepared to take on other views and, where appropriate, reconsider her position. Dominique is also prepared to, appropriately, question her instructions but does so in a diplomatic manner that does not compromise the position of those instructing her. Dominique has an excellent awareness of commercial considerations and the need to ensure that an outcome meets the client's commercial objectives. I would not hesitate to recommend Dominique."
- Matthew McKee, Partner, Brown Wright Stein
“Dominique is an exceptionally talented, results focussed, technically superlative lawyer. I worked with Dominique in a mega litigation matter and could not have been more impressed with her enthusiasm, creativity and output.”
– Zac Chami, Partner, Clayton Utz
"Dominique understood our area of concern and addressed it in a thinking, constructive and strategic manner."
- Gerald Santucci, Director, Snedden Hall & Gallop, Canberra