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Duncan Myers

Special Counsel - Sydney

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Expertise

Duncan is a Special Counsel in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice group. Duncan’s areas of expertise include property disputes, retail and commercial leasing disputes, insolvency disputes and complex commercial and contractual disputes. 

Experience

Duncan has extensive experience in the area of commercial dispute resolution acting for a wide range of clients in various sectors including property, retail and commercial leasing, insolvency, franchises, petroleum and corporate. 

He regularly acts for publicly listed companies, landlords and managers of shopping centres, property developers, retailers, petroleum operators, occupiers of commercial and industrial premises and other business enterprises on a variety of complex and often multifaceted legal matters.

With experience in insolvency law, Duncan also acts for and advises creditors and interested parties in relation to rights and remedies in administration, receivership, liquidation and bankruptcy.

Duncan’s recent experience includes:

  • acting for various shopping centre landlords and managers in all aspects of retail lease dispute and advice work in NSW, QLD and the Australian Capital Territory including:
    • issuing statutory notices
    • misleading and deceptive conduct claims
    • disturbance, relocation and demolition claims
    • advising on lease renewals, assignments and surrender
    • advising on insolvency appointments and external administration
    • conducting litigation in the State and Federal Courts and NCAT. 
  • advising voluntary administrators, liquidators, and other interested parties in relation to rights and obligations arising from insolvency of trading companies and the impact of insolvency on creditor’s claims and real property interests.