Edward Martin

Edward specialises in major, complex disputes and investigations and has extensive experience acting for corporates ranging from multinational and ASX listed companies to not-for-profits, as well as for government entities. Edward regularly advises on complex commercial disputes, contentious regulatory cases, investigations and commissions of inquiry, particularly those relating to the financial services, education and healthcare […]

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Louise Dorian

Louise joined Gadens in Melbourne in March 2015 and is a Special Counsel in the Family Law Team. Louise has been recognised by Doyle’s Guide as “Recommended” under their list of Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers – Victoria, 2019. Prior to commencing practice in family law in 2004 Louise was an Associate at both the […]

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Kathy Merrick

Kathy specialises in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and corporate insolvency, and has extensive experience advising in relation to Australia’s largest corporate disputes, investigations and collapses. Her experience includes representing numerous organisations and individuals in connection with investigations by ASIC into alleged breaches of various Corporations Act and National Credit Code provisions including claims of insider […]

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Susan Forrest

Susan has more than 20 years’ experience and is one of Queensland’s leading litigation and insolvency lawyers. Her areas of expertise include banking and debt recovery, enforcement of mortgage and other securities, insolvency, secured and unsecured asset recovery and loss minimisation, including farm debt mediation. Using her extensive advisory and legal risk management experience, Susan […]

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Scott Couper

Scott specialises in insolvency, banking and finance litigation and commercial litigation. He acts for receivers, banks and financial institutions throughout Australia on matters ranging from the management and sale of property and assets to proceedings for the recovery of equipment, assignment of debt and security and defending litigious actions. He also acts for insolvency practitioners […]

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Simon Theodore

Simon specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. Prior to joining Gadens, Simon was a Senior Associate at a national firm, and spent 18 months at a global firm in their London and Dubai offices. Simon acts on behalf of a number of national and international corporations in large, complex domestic and cross border disputes. […]

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Patrick Walsh

With 30 years’ experience in various State Supreme Courts, Courts of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Full Court of the Federal Court and the High Court of Australia, including cross border and international disputes, Patrick leads our Disputes practice and continues to achieve maximum returns for his clients. Recognised as a leading disputes lawyer, Patrick […]

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Glenn McGowan QC

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, Glenn spent 27 years at the Victorian Bar, the last 10 of which were as Senior Counsel. Glenn practises in commercial law, principally in intellectual property and shareholder class […]

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Gerard O’Hara

Gerard is a Special Counsel in our Disputes Group. He has a wealth of experience in all areas of commercial litigation with an emphasis on contractual disputes, insolvency and competition and consumer law. Gerard has a special interest in advocacy, particularly appeals, having conducted a broad range of appeals in courts including the Federal Court […]

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