Kate Mills

Kate specialises in corporate and regulatory matters particularly in connection with corporate transactions, regulatory reviews, enforcement and investigations. Kate has experience in a range of corporate commercial matters including acquisitions by scheme of arrangement, contested takeovers, restructuring, tax, and securities class actions. Kate’s client base includes global investment and major retail banks, listed and unlisted […]

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Vaughan Petherbridge

Vaughan is a Partner in the Corporate Team and has over 20 years of experience at top-tier law firms and in-house in Australia and the United States. Specialising in corporate and commercial law, Vaughan’s work focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), early stage investing, joint ventures, complex business separations and transitional arrangements, and general corporate […]

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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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Louise Schmid

Louise is a Special Counsel in our Banking & Finance Team, specialising in litigation and insolvency. She practices primarily in the area of dispute resolution including corporate and personal insolvency and commercial litigation in all Victorian and Federal Courts, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the High Court of Australia. Louise works closely with large […]

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Robert Tracy

Robert is a Partner in our Corporate Team, with specialist expertise in the sale and acquisition of companies and businesses. Robert’s practice focuses on advice relating to acquisitions and disposals, commercial arrangements, joint ventures, investment structures and capital raisings, in addition to corporate governance and directors’ duties for both listed and unlisted companies. Robert acts […]

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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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James Roland

James is a Partner in our Banking & Finance Team, specialising in all areas of banking, and corporate restructuring and insolvency law. James has extensive experience on a wide range of property, corporate and agribusiness finance transactions. He also has significant experience in providing advice to secured lenders in connection with the management of distressed […]

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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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Shantal Evans

Shantal practises primarily in the areas of banking and finance and property. She acts for major Australian banks, fund managers and private lenders in a broad range of transactions, including the funding of commercial, industrial and residential developments throughout Queensland and New South Wales. She also has a specific focus in the health industry, acting […]

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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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