Vanessa Gore

Renowned for her technical excellence and attention to detail in a variety of complex commercial disputes and risk management matters, Vanessa is one of our most highly regarded lawyers. Her legal acumen and considered, commercial approach to often intractable problems, is focussed on supporting her clients to manage a wide range of contractual, construction and […]

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Karen Thomas

Karen’s areas of legal practice are diverse.  With 30 years of experience as a practising lawyer, Karen’s expertise includes all types of difficult and complex commercial disputes in all Australian jurisdictions.  For the last 20 years Karen’s practice has focussed on disputes arising from major infrastructure and capital works projects. She is highly regarded as […]

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Julia Sweeney

With many years of experience, Julia is renowned for her rigorous approach to dealing with the multitude of legal issues commonly involved in complex commercial transactions. Julia’s particular niche is the structuring, negotiating and drafting of all manner of complex or unusual commercial transactions such as corporate restructures, infrastructure projects, asset sales and purchases. A […]

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Rachel Sciascia

Rachel assists a broad range of clients including private and public businesses, universities, government, research organisations, not-for-profit organisations and large multi-national corporations listed on both Australian and international exchanges in matters relating to research and development, intellectual property licensing, transfer and commercialisation. Rachel is particularly well-known for her expertise in advising on the structure of, […]

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Craig Chapman

Craig returned to Gadens as a senior partner in the Banking and Finance group after beginning his career at the firm more than 20 years ago. In his intervening years of experience around Australia and in London, Craig has advised banks, financial institutions and major listed companies on a vast array of matters, including syndicated […]

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Glenn McGowan QC

Glenn is a Partner & Chief Counsel in our Disputes Group. Glenn is one of Melbourne’s most respected legal authorities and is widely recognised within the profession as a leader in his field. Prior to joining Gadens he spent 27 years at the Victorian Bar, the last 10 of which were as Senior Counsel. Glenn practises […]

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Biljana Apostolova

Biljana is a Partner in our Tax Team. Her commercial experience involves providing advice to commercial, property and not for profit clients in relation to general commercial and structuring matters. Biljana has specific technical experience in areas of law relevant to the not for profit sector including establishing and structuring new entities and charitable trusts, tax […]

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