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Expertise

Mollie is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution & Litigation group in Melbourne with particular focus in complex commercial disputes, regulatory investigations and white collar criminal law.

Mollie acts for a range of clients including large corporate entities, company directors, high net worth individuals, government departments and regulators. She has conducted matters in the Federal Court of Australia and all Victorian Courts, including the Court of Appeal.

Mollie’s areas of practice include:

  • financial services
  • complex contractual disputes
  • white collar crime
  • civil penalty proceedings
  • regulatory investigations and prosecutions
  • general commercial disputes.

Mollie has trial experience in the Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Victoria and has acted for both plaintiffs and defendants in relation to breach of contract, negligence, misleading and deceptive conduct, oppression and breach of director duties cases.

Experience

Since being admitted to practice, Mollie has been involved in a number of high profile proceedings including:

  • acting for a former employee of Sinclair Knight Merz (now Jacobs Group (Australia)) in a foreign bribery prosecution pursued by the CDPP in the Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • acting for the plaintiff in proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria concerning allegations of breach of warranties and false and misleading statements made during the sale of a malting business
  • acting for a company director in defending claim of breach of director duties pursued by ASIC in the Federal Court of Australia
  • acting for an electricity company in defending claim made by the ACCC
  • acting for ASIC in various regulatory investigations and proceedings, including currently acting for ASIC in Federal Court proceedings against a banking institution for allegations relating to insider trading
  • acting for a number of clients in relation to shareholder disputes, oppressive conduct claims and other Corporations Act issues.

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