Kelly Griffiths

Kelly is a Partner in our Disputes and Investigations 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 […]

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Hazel McDwyer

Hazel advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property, from brand protection to enforcement as well as on privacy, technology and Australian Consumer Law issues. Hazel’s experience, gained through advising on intellectual property and privacy issues in Australia and Ireland, has provided her with a comprehensive understanding of the commercial needs of her clients in […]

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Donna Bartlett

Donna brings extensive expertise and experience in technology and intellectual property law. Donna acts for clients across a diverse range of industry sectors including health and medtech, financial services, manufacturing and retail and government. Donna brings a pragmatic and highly commercial lens to her advice, working with clients on all aspects of the business life-cycle. […]

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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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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 works with clients on a range of commercial intellectual property, technology and consumer law matters and has a  leading 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; consumer warranties; product safety; unfair terms). Information technology and […]

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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 offers depth of experience across all areas of commercial litigation with particular emphasis on contractual disputes, insolvency and competition and consumer law. Gerard acts and advises in connection with commercial matters across areas including contract, corporations law, insolvency, equity and trusts, property law and estates. His experience includes advising in relation to complex and […]

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Adam Walker

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. He is also a registered trade marks attorney. Adam’s experience includes: all aspects of intellectual property, including prosecuting and managing trade marks and designs portfolios, negotiating […]

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Antoine Pace

Antoine has a breadth of experience in intellectual property and technology law, as well as in corporate advisory and trade practices. He has a background of over 30 years’ experience in the law including periods as an in-house legal adviser in IT and IP matters with a major bank and an Australian airline. Antoine’s particular […]

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