Licensees

tttttttttt

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Carolyn Coventry Carolyn was called to the bar in 2020. Prior to joining the bar, Carolyn worked for a number of boutique, national and international law firms practising in the area of insurance litigation.  She has extensive experience acting for defendants and insurers in public and product liability claims (both personal injury and property damage), professional negligence matters (particularly involving building professionals), intentional tort claims, strata disputes, coverage disputes and claims for dual insurance.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Areas of Practice Insurance & Professional Indemnity Law Common Law Public Liability Professional Liability Building & Construction Strata Law [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Qualifications Master of Laws – University of Melbourne Bachelor of Arts / Law (First Class Honours and the University Medal in Law) – University of Technology, Sydney Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – University of Technology, Sydney[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Professional experience Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers, Special Counsel - April 2018 to August 2020 Sparke Helmore Lawyers, Special Counsel / Senior Associate - August 2014 to April 2018 Vardanega Roberts, Partner / Senior Associate - March 2012 to July 2014 DLA Piper, Senior Associate - November 2010 to March 2012 Moroney Lawyers, Senior Associate / Lawyer - March 2002 to November 2010[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Membership NSW Bar Association [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][vc_column_text] Selected Cases As a solictor: Acting for an insurer in the Federal Court proceedings commenced by Icon Co (NSW) Pty Limited in relation to a coverage dispute in relation to the defects in Opal Tower: Icon Co (NSW) Pty Ltd v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Australian Branch trading as Liberty Specialty Markets [2020] FCA 1493 Acting for an Owners Corporation in an expedited matter in the Supreme Court of NSW involving an alleged breach of contract relating to the termination of a caretaker agreement Defending a personal injury claim made under the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) against an alleged supplier of a defective product.  That claim was successfully defended to the High Court (where special leave was refused) and the case is a leading authority on the meaning of “supply”: Spittles v Michael’s Appliance Services Pty Limited [2008] NSWCA 76 Applications in the Supreme Court and New South Wales Court of Appeal for costs orders against non-parties to the proceedings: Rickard Constructions Pty Limited v Rickard Hails Moretti Pty Limited & Ors [2008] NSWCA 283. An appeal considering the primary and secondary limitation periods in sections 18 and 60C of the Limitation Act 1969 (NSW): Turagadamudamu v PMP Limited [2009] NSWCA 120 Acting for a local council in defence of a claim by a cyclist who fell off his road bicycle when it struck a defect in the roadway and sustained a severe traumatic brain injury, involving defences based on the public authority, obvious risk and dangerous recreational provisions of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) Acting for a principal contractor in relation to a property damage claim brought in nuisance and negligence in respect of alleged failures to control sediment and stormwater discharges from a work site during heavy rainfall events Acting for the principal contractor in a catastrophic injury claim in which the plaintiff was injured during the demolition of a bridge and advising on a dual insurance claim made by the demolition contractor [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Patricia Muscat Patricia has been listed in the 2020 edition of Doyle’s Guide as a Recommended NSW Junior Counsel in the area of Wills & Estates Litigation.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Areas of Practice Equity & Trusts Wills & Probate (including Succession and Family Provision) Protective (including Powers of Attorney and Guardianship) [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Notre Dame Australia[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Professional experience Patricia was called to the Bar in 2019. She practices in wills and estates (including contested probate and family provision matters), protective matters and general equity. Since coming to the Bar, she has appeared led and unled in hearings, motions and directions hearings, primarily in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court. Prior to being called to the Bar, Patricia was an Associate at Uther Webster and Evans practising primarily in the same areas of law. She was named in the Doyles Guide as a “rising star” in wills and estates in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Patricia worked as the tipstaff to the Family Provision List Judge, the Honourable Hallen J, in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2014.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Membership NSW Bar Association [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][vc_column_text] Selected Cases Megerditchian v Khatchadourian [2020] NSWCA 229 (led by C D Wood SC): Appeal to first instance award in favour of an adult child who applied for a family provision order, successfully resisted with costs. Micallef v Linney - Estate of Hope Marie Linney [2020] NSWSC 898 (led by J E F Brown): Defence of probate challenge on the grounds of a want of knowledge and approval, and undue influence. Micallef v Linney [2020] NSWSC 1457 (led by J E F Brown): costs in contested probate proceedings. In the matter of Cupit & Aboud as trustees of the Australian Trust [2020] NSWSC 1715 (led by M K Meek SC): Judicial advice to trustees in respect of minor’s trust where beneficiary to attain majority and adverse taxation and costs consequences. Nicol v Nicole; The Estate of Peter Nicole [2020] NSWSC 419 (unled): costs in settled probate proceedings King v Attorney General for New South Wales [2020] NSWSC 629 (unled): application for a cy-près scheme Noa Nayacakalou v Raeleen Vincent [2020] NSWSC 24 (unled): funeral dispute and burial rights Megerditchian v Khatchadourian [2019] NSWSC 1870 (led by C D Wood SC): defence of a family provision claim by an adult child Megerditchian v Khatchadourian (No 2) [2020] NSWSC 112 (led by C D Wood SC): costs in family provision proceedings[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mark Darian-Smith Areas of Practice Equity & Trusts Banking & Financial Services International Commercial Arbitration & Mediation Commercial Law Building & Construction Law Trade Practices & Competition [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Melbourne Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Melbourne Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Professional experience Mark enjoyed a successful career conducting major commercial litigation and arbitration as a senior Partner at King & Wood Mallesons for 26 years following his admission as a solicitor in 1984. He was called to the Bar in 2019 and specialises in commercial law, equity and trusts, banking and financial services, building and construction law, real property, trade practices and competition. Mark appears primarily in the Supreme Court of New South Wales (mainly in the Equity Division). He also appears in the Federal Court of Australia and in inferior courts, as well as tribunals, including the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT). Mark also has extensive experience in the resolution of disputes outside the court system, including international arbitration and mediation. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA). Complementing his practice as a barrister, Mark is fully qualified to sit as an arbitrator in domestic and international disputes, as well as a mediator. As a senior Partner at a top-tier international law firm previously, Mark gained extensive experience in disputes across a diverse range of commercial sectors, having successfully conducted large-scale litigation at trial and appellate level on behalf of a wide variety of national and international clients. He is commended for his strategic input, strong leadership and interpersonal skills and provides considerable value when advising on contentious issues arising from disputes, having amassed these skills from his decades of experience in legal practice. Mark holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) from the University of Oxford. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. Notably, he was awarded the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship for Law in recognition of his academic excellence.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Memberships NSW Bar Association Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Fellow of Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Society of Construction Law[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Joshua Wyner Areas of Practice Banking & Financial Services Bankruptcy & Insolvency Building & Construction Law Class Actions Commercial Law Corporations Law Easements & Covenants Equity & Trusts Local Government, Planning & Environmental Law Real Property Law Trade Practices & Competition [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Qualifications Graduate Diploma of Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia, 2005 Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, University of Technology, Sydney, 2001 Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology, Sydney, 2001 Bachelor of Business with Distinction, University of Technology, Sydney, 2001[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Professional experience Minter Ellison – Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution / Insurance and Corporate Disputes, July 2010 to January 2017 Minter Ellison – Senior Associate, Financial Services, January 2009 to June 2010 Minter Ellison – Lawyer, Financial Services, December 2007 to December 2008 Macquarie Bank Limited – Company Secretarial Division, September 2002 – November 2007 Macquarie Bank Limited – Corporate Reporting, Financial Operations Division, 2001 – 2002[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Membership NSW Bar Association Governance Institute of Australia [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="30" down="30"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Publications Available for Download Possession of Land to Give Effect to Contract of Sale for Unpaid Rates and Charges: Armidale Regional Council v Vorhauer (No 2) [2020] NSWSC 56 When is a Franchise Agreement not a Franchise Agreement[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Loading new posts...
No more posts