Dispute Resolution Update: Q2 2017

Articles Written by Paul Reidy (Partner), Rena Solomonidis

Our firm

As we approach our 25th year, we are privileged to represent many Australian and international corporations on major transactions, disputes and complex legal affairs.

Our capability to undertake the most complex legal work across Australia is well established and recognised by awards and rankings in local and international directories.

We are unique in the Australian market as we combine top-tier capabilities with a service delivery model that promotes the close, hands-on involvement of senior lawyers.

Accolades

Our accolades collection has grown with recognition in the 2017 Client Choice Awards, and being named as 2018 ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for expertise in Energy Law as well as our multiple listings as leading lawyers and law firm in Doyles for 2017.

New partners

Our restructuring and insolvency practice continues to thrive with the recruitment of Joseph Scarcella from Ashurst. As to the wider partnership, our corporate M&A expertise is bolstered with the recruitment of partners, Paul Vinci and Justin Harris from Clifford Chance and we have internally promoted Clare Brown and Ravi de Fonseka to partner.

Case developments

We successfully acted for the Prysmian Group in what was arguably the largest domestic cartel ever prosecuted and which was a test case of the bid-rigging provision being prosecuted.Ongoing case developments include acting for Australia’s oldest and wealthiest Aboriginal land trusts Aboriginal Trusts in the Northern Territory, acting in the Lifeplan class action, and preparing for a 16 week trial in the matter of Australian Property Custodian Holdings Ltd (In Liq).

Conferences

We hosted our 10th annual corporate counsel seminar in Sydney and we look forward to presenting at the International Bar Association Conference in October this year.

Read more about the above developments as well as our ongoing publications by following the links on the tabs on the left.

Important Disclaimer: The material contained in this article is comment of a general nature only and is not and nor is it intended to be advice on any specific professional matter. In that the effectiveness or accuracy of any professional advice depends upon the particular circumstances of each case, neither the firm nor any individual author accepts any responsibility whatsoever for any acts or omissions resulting from reliance upon the content of any articles. Before acting on the basis of any material contained in this publication, we recommend that you consult your professional adviser. Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation (Australia-wide except in Tasmania).