Adrian Clifford

Adrian specialises in construction and development law, and has extensive experience in a variety of dispute resolution work, which has included working for contractors, owners, developers, financiers and other building professionals. Adrian’s dispute resolution work covers all relevant Courts, tribunals, adjudications, arbitration, expert determination and mediation. The majority of dispute resolution work relates to termination […]

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Kelly Griffiths

Kelly is a Partner in our Disputes 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 criminal proceedings […]

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Natalie McCabe

Natalie offers a breadth of experience in many aspects of commercial litigation, with particular experience advising in relation to general commercial and contractual disputes, shareholder and director disputes, the Court approval of schemes of arrangement, insolvency and banking and finance. Natalie regularly acts for private clients, SMEs, ASX listed companies and insolvency practitioners and has […]

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Lee Benjamin

Lee is a Partner in Gadens’ Disputes Group, and specialises in tax litigation and dispute resolution. Lee advises clients on tax controversy matters, including audits, investigations, voluntary disclosures and litigation, involving corporate and international income tax, transfer pricing, indirect tax, and tax-related administrative law matters. Lee’s experience includes leading complex tax and administrative law litigation […]

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Angela Szczepanski

Angela is a Director in the Corporate Advisory team in Brisbane. She has over 14 years’ experience in employment and industrial relations and has worked across a range of industries including retail, electrical contracting, education and the building and construction industry. Angela has gained extensive recent experience in public administration, white collar crime and federal […]

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Lara Cresser

Lara is a Director in the Corporate Advisory team in Brisbane. With degrees in law, creative industries and a masters of intellectual property, Lara has a highly specialised expertise in a range of areas including corporate litigation, dispute resolution, intellectual property, social media and general corporate and commercial advice work. She is passionate about the […]

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Anna Koumides

Anna joined Gadens in 2007, after having completed her articles of clerkship in the legal department of a major Australian financial institution. Anna was admitted as a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of Victoria in February 2007. Anna has a wealth of experience in banking and finance litigation, insolvency and dispute resolution and regularly […]

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Liam Hennessy

Liam Hennessy specialises in compliance / risk matters, regulatory investigations and complex disputes. His practice focuses on financial services clients, and he has acted for banks, insurers and others in the financial services industry in a number of significant regulatory investigations, commissions of inquiry and class actions spanning multiple international jurisdictions. Liam’s experience covers long […]

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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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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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