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Bryan France

Senior Associate - Melbourne

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Expertise

Bryan joined Holding Redlich in August 2021 as a Senior Associate in the Melbourne Dispute Resolution and Litigation Group.

He has conducted litigation in the Federal and Federal Circuit Courts of Australia, all Victorian and Western Australian courts, and has also acted in regulatory investigations and inquiries.

To date Bryan has acted for a variety of clients, including government departments and regulatory bodies, large publicly-listed and multinational corporations, small to medium enterprises and high net worth individuals.

Bryan’s areas of practice include large scale litigation, corporations law, director duties, insolvency, contractual disputes, shareholder actions.

Experience

Bryan’s experience includes:

  • acting for a large multinational beverage manufacturer in relation to a number of notices to produce issued to it by the ATO in 2019 and 2021 
  • acting for the Department of Treasury and Finance in the COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry
  • acting for and advising directors in defence of claims regarding alleged breaches of director duties and shareholder oppression claims 
  • providing product liability advice to a multinational corporation in relation to compliance with regulatory food standards.

Prior to joining Holding Redlich, Bryan was a senior lawyer at a top-tier Australian firm, where he worked for 4 years. He has also worked in commercial dispute resolution at a mid-tier Melbourne law firm and a highly-regarded boutique law firm in Perth, Western Australia.

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