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Our experience and cases of note

A track record of fearlessness, from headline litigation to specialist dispute resolution and arbitration.

Since our foundation in 2009, our work has included a wide range of notable cases, including some of the most high-profile litigation against major banks in the last decade. We’ve also worked on ground-breaking cases in a wide variety of other areas, including civil fraud, competition disputes, contentious insolvency and financial services regulation.

You can read more about our core Practice areas, and find out more about our cases of note below.

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Advising victims of authorised push payment and forex frauds.

Advising an ICA award creditor resist a section 67 Arbitration Act challenge.

Advising Russian, Indian and Middle Eastern banks pursuing guarantors and promoters.

Acting for asset manager and investment bank in successfully obtaining urgent orders for the reinstatement of a deregistered company in the Supreme Court of Queensland for the purpose of effecting the removal of a South Korean aircraft mortgage registration, necessary to facilitate the completion of a $40million aircraft sale.

Acting for major Chinese State-owned capital fund in relation to enforcement of securities and resulting disputes concerning Australian property development investment exposure.

Acting for the administrators and liquidators of the Rubicor Group, formerly one of Australia’s largest recruitment and human resources providers, including with respect to proposed deeds of company arrangement, asset realisation, and successful unfair preference claims.

Acting for the administrators and liquidators of the RCR Tomlinson Group in relation to its solar energy subsidiary (formerly Australia’s largest solar energy EPC contractor), including with respect to disputes arising from the ongoing management of 12 large-scale commercial solar farm projects.

Acting for major gambling company in defence of a complex liquidator claim in the Federal Court of Australia for damages and recovery of company funds, including issues of director fraud, breaches of director’s duties and anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing compliance.

Re Samgris Resources Pty Ltd (in liquidation) [2022] QSC 126: acting for Australian liquidator in successfully obtaining special leave to distribute a surplus in liquidation, including novel orders under the Australian corporations legislation providing that the liquidators were justified in not taking any steps in proceedings commenced outside of Australia.

Acting for an insolvent Russian bank relating to a £1.34bn worldwide freezing order and search order in one of Russia’s largest ever alleged frauds (Vneshprombank v Bedzhamov)

Acting for an investment bank pursuing claims for over $100m against African mining entities

Acting for a joint venture party in an acrimonious split from another joint venture party in five joint venture projects in the care home business including claims for specific performance and the successful defence of a derivative claim

Acting for a pension provider subject to a pensions liberation fraud

Acting for an international telecoms group lifting a mandatory injunction and at the same hearing, obtaining a freezing injunction and subsequently obtaining a reciprocal injunction in Cyprus

Acting on one of The Lawyer top 20 cases of 2014 involving the Blue Skye Investment Group, which was facing allegations of inter alia fraud, conspiracy and unlawful interference

Acting for one of the first Eastern European oligarchs in a dispute involving bribery and corruption of foreign public officials

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