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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Edward Martin

Edward is a Partner in the Disputes Group. His practice is focused on complex commercial disputes, contentious regulatory cases, investigations and Royal Commissions. Edward has extensive experience in Sydney, Melbourne and London acting primarily for multinationals and ASX listed companies in major disputes. The key industries he services are financial services, healthcare and education. He […]

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Kathy Merrick

Kathy is a Partner in our Disputes Group. Kathy specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution and corporate insolvency, and has extensive experience in advising in Australia’s biggest corporate disputes, investigations and collapses. Kathy is a specialist in corporate and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, working closely with her clients to achieve timely and practical […]

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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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Mark Peacock

Mark specialises in commercial dispute resolution and litigation. His experience spans nearly 30 years, during which time he has been exposed to a wide range of industries including corporate, finance, construction and development, insurance, agriculture, financial services and manufacturing. He produces valued, positive outcomes for his clients through his decisive ‘cut through’ on complex, large-scale […]

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Kimberley Arden

Kimberley specialises in commercial litigation, dispute resolution, insolvency, corporate recoveries and restructuring. Kimberley is experienced in advising leading Australian banks and financial institutions regarding recovery options, actions and turnarounds. She also regularly provides advice to receivers and managers, administrators and liquidators in insolvency administrations. Kimberley’s experience in corporate recoveries and restructuring is diverse and spans […]

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Guy Edgecombe

Guy is a commercial dispute resolution, insolvency and banking recovery specialist with over 30 years’ experience and widely admired for his strategic approach. His extensive experience includes advising on issues ranging from secured and unsecured debt recovery and recovery of equipment and real property. He also advises receivers, liquidators and trustees in their administrations and […]

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Barbara-Ann Sim

Barbara-Ann has more than 10 years’ experience in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and insolvency having previously acted for insolvency practitioners, executors and beneficiaries of deceased estates and a statutory insurer. She has also previously worked in-house in litigation in a Federal government department. Barbara-Ann joined Gadens in 2010 and now acts for major banks and […]

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