Gareth’s practice focusses on disputes, but also includes transactional and advisory based work with a particular focus on anti-bribery and anti-corruption issues. He has acted for large domestic and international clients in various commercial disputes, including in the construction and commercial leasing industries.
Gareth’s transactional work includes advising clients on a range of compliance issues, including undertaking anti-bribery due diligence and advising on sanctions risks. He also has assisted a number of clients with both internal and regulatory investigations, including in relation to competition and anti-trust issues.
Representative Legal Matters
Acted for two ASX listed companies in relation to a shareholder oppression claim brought in the NSW Supreme Court.
Represented an Australian energy resources company in a claim for loss of opportunity arising from a dispute around a contractual assignment clause in the Supreme Court of South Australia.
Represented an electricity distribution comapny in relation to a claim for property damage arising from an adjacent development site.
Acted for a large format retailer in Victorian Supreme Court proceedings relating to a landlord’s unreasonable refusal of consent to a sublease.
Represented the ACCC in enforcement proceedings against a healthcare provider for abuse of market power.
Advised a multinational manufacturing company in relation to an investigation into certain compliance issues and engagement with the regulator.
Advised numerous domestic and international clients in relation to their anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and procedures, as well as their compliance with Australia’s whistleblowing laws.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Law Society of New South Wales
- New South Wales~Australia (2017)
- University of Sydney (LLB) (2016)