David O’Farrell

David has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate and financial dispute resolution lawyer with particular expertise in reconstruction and insolvency. David advises in relation to formal appointments and informal restructurings including, in particular, identifying strategies for appropriate risk mitigation and value enhancement. He acts for a broad range of private, public and statutory entities. […]

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Pauline Romeo

Pauline has extensive experience and expertise in advising on all aspects of estate planning, including testamentary trusts, asset protection, trust structuring, powers of attorney and superannuation. Pauline also has extensive experience in preparing complex Probate applications in various Australian jurisdictions, administering significant estates and defending estates against Part IV claims. Pauline has acted for numerous […]

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Faiza Bukhary

With over 10 years’ experience in M&A and equity capital markets, Faiza specialises in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions across a range of industries, with a personal interest in sports & entertainment. Faiza also has significant experience in advising on equity and capital markets from IPOs and secondary capital raisings to ASX listing compliance […]

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Shabnum Cassim

With over a decade of experience working in the social justice sector, Shabnum brings a dedication to pro bono work aimed at supporting society’s most vulnerable and marginalised individuals. Part of Gadens’ Sustainability and Social Impact team, Shabnum specialises in administrative law and strategic litigation, with her primary focus areas including immigration and refugee law, […]

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Raisa Blanco

Raisa specialises in technology procurement and digital transformation, privacy compliance and data breach response, cybersecurity, and intellectual property commercialisation.  Her practice includes advising clients in technology and business process outsourcing, complex development projects, systems integration projects, and other complex commercial arrangements.  Raisa also regularly advises on technology and privacy considerations associated with regulated transactions, including […]

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Isabella Barnes

Isabella specialises in corporate and institutional finance and works closely with financiers, borrowers and other project and finance parties across a variety of secured and unsecured lending transactions. Isabella’s areas of expertise include property, construction, acquisition and corporate finance. Her transactional experience traverses senior, mezzanine, preferred equity and unsecured subordinated debt, intercreditor and priority agreements, […]

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Olivia Coburn

Olivia specialises in the protection, management, exploitation and enforcement of IP rights. She has a particular focus on copyright, trade mark and design law. Olivia has also regularly acted for clients in matters involving patents, passing off, misleading and deceptive conduct, unconscionable conduct, trade secrets, the misuse of confidential information, domain names, customs and anti-counterfeiting […]

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William Marshall

William has significant experience advising clients on employment law, employment litigation and industrial relations issues. William works closely with HR, WHS specialists and industrial relations advisors across all industries and sectors, delivering timely and practical advice to his clients. He has a deep understanding of the need to deliver clear, practical and commercial solutions to […]

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Amanda Junkeer

Amanda specialises in industrial and employee relations with over 20 years’ experience. Amanda has worked in a leading national workplace relations practice as well as workplace relations in-house counsel roles in an ASX listed top 100 company with over 25,000 employees and national healthcare essential service provider with over 3,500 employees. Acting for employers including […]

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Jing Wang

Partner and Head of China Practice Jing specialises in large scale and complex litigation and as the firm’s Head of China Practice regularly acts for Chinese corporates and ultra-high net worth investors in their litigious matters. Renowned for her detailed analysis and commercial approach, Jing has constantly achieved positive outcomes for her clients. Jing has […]

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Emma Moran

Emma is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in workplace relations. Emma provides commercial and pragmatic advice to corporate and individual clients across an extensive range of employment and industrial relations matters, including termination of employment and restructuring, employment contracts, performance management, discrimination, transfer of business, confidentiality breaches and restraint of trade. Emma regularly […]

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Michael Harty

Michael is a Special Counsel in the Disputes and Investigations Group specialising in disputes relating to directors and shareholders, construction, commercial contracts, professional negligence, property, intellectual property and workplace relations. He has also acted for insurers in complex professional indemnity claims. Michael has been heavily involved in some of Australia’s most high-profile disputes. Due to […]

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