Adrian Clifford

Adrian specialises in construction and development law, and has extensive experience in a variety of dispute resolution work, which has included working for contractors, owners, developers, financiers and other building professionals. Adrian’s dispute resolution work covers all relevant Courts, tribunals, adjudications, arbitration, expert determination and mediation. The majority of dispute resolution work relates to termination […]

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Kelly Griffiths

Kelly is a Partner in our Disputes Group, specialising in regulatory investigations and litigation, corporations and securities law, including corporate crime, intellectual property, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical law. Drawing on her experience as a lawyer in enforcement at ASIC, Kelly offers significant expertise in regulatory and law enforcement investigations, administrative, civil penalty and criminal proceedings […]

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Natalie McCabe

Natalie offers a breadth of experience in many aspects of commercial litigation, with particular experience advising in relation to general commercial and contractual disputes, shareholder and director disputes, the Court approval of schemes of arrangement, insolvency and banking and finance. Natalie regularly acts for private clients, SMEs, ASX listed companies and insolvency practitioners and has […]

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Lee Benjamin

Lee is a Partner in Gadens’ Disputes Group, and specialises in tax litigation and dispute resolution. Lee advises clients on tax controversy matters, including audits, investigations, voluntary disclosures and litigation, involving corporate and international income tax, transfer pricing, indirect tax, and tax-related administrative law matters. Lee’s experience includes leading complex tax and administrative law litigation […]

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Angela Szczepanski

Angela is a Director in the Corporate Advisory team in Brisbane. She has over 14 years’ experience in employment and industrial relations and has worked across a range of industries including retail, electrical contracting, education and the building and construction industry. Angela has gained extensive recent experience in public administration, white collar crime and federal […]

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Lara Cresser

Lara is a Director in the Corporate Advisory team in Brisbane. With degrees in law, creative industries and a masters of intellectual property, Lara has a highly specialised expertise in a range of areas including corporate litigation, dispute resolution, intellectual property, social media and general corporate and commercial advice work. She is passionate about the […]

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Melissa Phillips

Melissa is a Special Counsel in our Corporate Team. Melissa acts for a broad range of corporate, government and not-for-profit clients with a particular focus on share and asset acquisitions and disposals and equity capital markets. Melissa has extensive experience in relation to large scale acquisitions and disposals, capital raisings, shareholder agreements, corporate governance, restructures, […]

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Andrew Mackenzie

Andrew is a Director in the Property team in Brisbane. With dual degrees in law and journalism Andrew is a passionate practitioner across the full ambit of property law, including commercial and retail leasing, commercial sales and acquisitions, flat land and high-rise development, off-the-plan sales, and receiver and manager sales. Andrew has leading experience in […]

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Deivina Peethamparam

Deivina is a Special Counsel in our Employment Advisory Team. As an Accredited Workplace Relations Specialist, and experienced senior legal practitioner, Deivina uses a combination of commercial acumen, technical knowledge and a client centric approach to drive positive outcomes. Deivina most recently held the position of Group General Counsel for a privately owned Australian building […]

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Kate Mills

Kate specialises in corporate and regulatory matters particularly in connection with corporate transactions, regulatory reviews, enforcement and investigations. Kate has experience in a range of corporate commercial matters including acquisitions by scheme of arrangement, contested takeovers, restructuring, tax, and securities class actions. Kate’s client base includes global investment and major retail banks, listed and unlisted […]

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Vaughan Petherbridge

Vaughan is a Partner in the Corporate Team and has over 20 years of experience at top-tier law firms and in-house in Australia and the United States. Specialising in corporate and commercial law, Vaughan’s work focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), early stage investing, joint ventures, complex business separations and transitional arrangements, and general corporate […]

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Matthew Trinca

Matthew is a Special Counsel in the Banking & Finance Group. He acts for banks, financial institutions and borrowers in financing and lending transactions. His areas of expertise include property and construction finance, corporate and acquisition finance, aged care and retirement village financing, gaming and hospitality financing and the Personal Property Securities Act. Matthew has […]

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