Jack has more than 10 years’ experience in commercial and general disputes litigation, including more than five years in regulatory investigations and commissions of inquiry. He acts for a federal regulator and professional services firms and has a wealth of experience acting for mid to large companies across manufacturing, infrastructure, professional indemnity insurance and service industries, as well as for company directors and professionals.
Jack regularly acts in complex multi-party commercial disputes and has appeared at all levels of NSW State and Federal Courts, as well as before the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and various federal regulatory bodies.
Jack advises his clients on all stages of the dispute resolution process, including alternatives to litigation. Adept in the court room, the mediation room and the client meeting room, Jack’s approach to resolving disputes is informed by understanding his clients’ business and operational objectives. His awareness of the reputational and business disruption risks associated with protracted litigation enables Jack to provide pragmatic and commercially sensible advice at all times.
Jack’s passionate advocacy of the necessity for, and benefits of, an inclusive workplace is driven by his desire to better serve the diverse nature of the clients that he advises.
Jack’s recent experience includes:
• acting for and advising the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in relation to various regulatory matters arising under Federal legislation
• acting for a professional services firm in defence of claims of negligence and misleading and deceptive conduct under federal consumer protection legislation
• acting for a state legal professional indemnity insurer and various legal practices, partnerships and sole practitioner solicitors in pre-litigated and litigated professional indemnity claims for negligence, breach of retainer, breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duty claim
• advising a state legal professional indemnity insurer on complex indemnity, causation, proportionate liability and contribution defences
• acting for company directors in defence of claims for breach of directors duties, insolvent trading and misleading and deceptive conductclaims under the Australian Consumer Law and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
• acting for two individual respondents and two corporate respondents in Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) prosecution proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia involving complex claims of cartel conduct and giving effect to exclusionary provisions in the area of government licensing and regulation in the mining sector
• acting for an Australian electrical accessory manufacturer in Federal Court of Australia proceedings involving multiple claims of registered trademark, design and patent infringement, common law passing off and misleading and deceptive conduct in contravention of consumer protection legislation
• acting for individuals at three public inquiries and private examinations at ICAC
• acting for individuals and corporate entities in relation to regulatory investigations conducted by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the ACCC.
Law Society of NSW
City of Sydney Law Society
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Business Association
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
18 May 21 to 15 Jul 21
In this seminar series, we look at the different funding models and project structures involved in social housing and build to rent projects, as well as integrated transport and precinct development hubs.This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.