In proceedings before the Federal Court of Australia and the state Supreme Courts where an application is made pursuant to sections 459P and 459Q of theCorporations Act (Cth) (“Act”) for orders winding up a company, the…
With over 25 years experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Charles has built a solid reputation for delivering commercially decisive and cost-effective results.
As head of our national insolvency and debt recovery practice, Charles has a strong track record in litigating insolvency matters for both secured and unsecured creditors and for debtors. He is also an expert in the practice and procedure of the Federal, Supreme, District and Federal Magistrates Courts.
Charles also leads our Government Services practice acting in debt and Administrative Law matters for Government Agencies
Despite his proven litigation skills, Charles is acutely aware that, at times, mediation and negotiation will achieve far more successful outcomes for his clients.
A key benefit Charles brings his commercial clients is his strong relationships with many accountancy firms and liquidators, and his widespread, practical experience of acting on various corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy matters under the Corporations Act and Bankruptcy Act.
The diverse application of his litigation skills has seen Charles expertly litigate in many other areas, including Administrative Law, trade practices, contracts, banking and finance, intellectual property, equity and property.
Some of Charles’ clients have included: