Cinzia Donald

Cinzia is a partner of Lavan, an independent law firm in Perth operating in association with Gadens. Cinzia is an experienced litigator who has acted on many large Western Australian litigation disputes. She has managed complex commercial litigation for public and private companies and high-net-worth individuals in superior jurisdictions including the Supreme Court, the Court […]

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James Steedman

James is a partner of Lavan, an independent law firm in Perth operating in association with Gadens. James specialises in commercial litigation. He has spent the last 15 years focusing on corporate disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy, building and construction disputes, consumer and competition matters, mining tenement disputes, property law, banking and finance matters, contractual disputes […]

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Nick Stagg

Nick is a partner of Lavan, an independent law firm in Perth operating in association with Gadens. Nick has nearly 25 years’ experience working in general and commercial litigation. He has considerable experience running and managing large-scale litigation for significant corporate entities including mining, oil and gas companies, media organisations, statutory corporations, company directors and […]

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Iain Freeman

Iain is a partner of Lavan, an independent law firm in Perth operating in association with Gadens. Iain has acted for both commercial clients of Lavan and insurers predominantly in the areas of commercial dispute resolution, professional indemnity, construction matters, directors’ and officers’ insurance, fire, property and liability insurance and trade practices matters. Iain has […]

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Fidelis McGarrigan

With her widespread commercial and civil litigation experience, industry participants call on Fidelis’ proven expertise and rigorous litigation skills to support their varying business needs. A true banking and finance specialist, Fidelis has developed her experience in enforcement of securities including real property mortgages, guarantees and loan agreements; unsecured recoveries; liquidations; bankruptcy; mediation; National Consumer […]

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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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Michael Owens

Michael has more than 25 years of experience in corporate litigation, dispute resolution, and intellectual property. He advises rights owners and users on the development, protection and management of their intangible assets including inventions, brands, business secrets, copyrights, contracts, and reputations. He also advises on competition matters, including restrictive trade practices, consumer regulation and non-compete […]

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David Smith

David is a Partner in our Intellectual Property & Technology Team. He works with clients on a range of commercial intellectual property matters and has built up a strong trade promotions and marketing law practice. David has broad experience in intellectual property and technology law. He has a particular focus on: Consumer law (misleading conduct; […]

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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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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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Adam Walker

Adam is a Partner in our Intellectual Property & Technology Team. He is also a registered trade marks attorney. Adam acts for an array of clients across a broad range of commercial matters, specialising in the fields of intellectual property, franchising, technology, privacy and competition and consumer law. Adam’s experience includes: all aspects of intellectual property, including prosecuting and […]

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Angela Nunn

Angela is a Special Counsel in our Disputes Group. She has extensive experience in corporate and contractual disputes, estate litigation, security enforcement, intellectual property, competition and consumer law and insolvency. Angela is experienced in resolving disputes by negotiation, including alternative dispute resolution avenues, or through litigation. Angela has a particular interest and extensive experience in […]

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