Chris has many years experience in acting for clients in commercial disputes. On the basis of his broad experience, he provides balanced and considered advice on all aspects of matters in dispute. He helps clients make early, informed decisions about the resolution of issues or the strategic conduct of the proceedings.

If matters are unable to settle, Chris has an excellent track record of taking matters to hearing, ensuring they are thoroughly prepared and that the client’s interests are best represented and protected.

"I am passionate about trying to help clients resolve issues that they are not otherwise able to resolve without my assistance."

Significant matters

Equipment Leasing Business – in relation to Supreme Court of New South Wales proceedings in a dispute with a Leagues Club over outstanding rental payments in respect of multiple items of equipment.

One of Australia’s largest pine furniture manufacturer – in respect of its insurance claims arising from factory fires, including advising in respect of development consent issues associated with the re-development of the destroyed buildings.

Australian owned coach manufacturer – in regard to Supreme Court proceedings involving the purchase price adjustment mechanism in a share sale agreement. The dispute involved issues in relation to breach of contract, misleading and deceptive conduct and proportionate liability.

Popular author and restaurateur – in relation to proceedings against his former publisher, involving claims of misleading and deceptive conduct, breach of copyright, breach of contract and infringement of moral rights.

Bathroom products supplier – in Federal Court proceedings commenced against it by a trade competitor.

Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), University of New South Wales

Member, The Law Society of New South Wales

Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)

  • ASX and Shareholder disputes
  • Building and Construction disputes
  • Competition Law and ACCC Investigations
  • Consumer Protection
  • Corporations Act
  • Debt Recovery
  • Directors’ Duties
  • Directors’ Penalty Notices
  • Disputes between Directors
  • Insolvency Bankruptcy and Reconstruction
  • Intellectual Property disputes
  • Misleading and Deceptive Conduct
  • Property/leasing disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Trade Practices
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