Freelance Commercial Litigator
Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS)

Barrister & Solicitor


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» Freelance litigator and mediator

» Specialising in commercial disputes

» Former barrister and senior litigator at leading national law firms

» Nationally accredited mediator (NMAS)

» Available for one-off, temporary & ongoing retainers



"Greg is a highly efficient and strategic litigator who has a record of getting great results, and does so with excellent interpersonal skills."

− Mark van Brakel, Partner, Allen & Overy

"Greg is a valuable addition to our business. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending him to any law firm requiring an extra pair of hands to provide expert commercial litigation assistance."

− Nicholas Marouchak, Principal, MKI Legal, Perth WA

"Greg offers partner level expertise as a litigator on demand, without the overheads of an employee. A flexible and cost-effective solution that enables us to add value to our clients."

− Simon Di Rosso, Principal, Archon Legal, Perth WA

"Greg is responsive, cost effective and commercial. He provides wise counsel and is a delight to work with. I will continue to brief him without hesitation."

− Judy Siddins, Legal Counsel, Australian Wildlife Conservancy

"I appreciate Greg's honest straightforward legal approach to client matters and his pleasant prompt and helpful response when briefed at short notice."

− Agnes McKay, Principal, McKay Legal WA

"Greg is a litigator with an advanced capacity to analyse and solve legal problems, which is why I have briefed him on complex commercial disputes and appeals. In Greg I find an ability to not only explain complex concepts in layman’s terms but actually get on with the clients I refer."

− Rob Butcher, Partner, Butcher Paull & Calder, WA

"Greg is available and responsive and his approach is thorough and considered. Greg is a pleasure to work with and takes a commercial and practical approach."

− Lynn & Brown Lawyers, WA

"I have referred clients to Greg and they have been extremely happy with the results he has achieved for them. I always find it a pleasure dealing with Greg, he is very personable and professional and I look forward to continuing to refer litigious matters to him."

− Helen Kay, Rise Legal, WA

"I had a complicated commercial claim that was being vigorously defended. On my first meeting with Greg I felt complete confidence in his ability to run my case. That impression was well-founded, as Greg continually amazed me with his legal prowess and the skilful way he managed my claim. My claim was settled out of court for an amount that I never considered was attainable. I would not hesitate to strongly recommend Greg to anyone who needed a very competent litigator to assist them in any legal situation."

− Private Client

"Greg's responsive, intelligent, strategically considered support to my clients has been invaluable and exceeded my highest expectations. I look forward to continuing a long standing relationship with him and I encourage others to do so."

− Maurice Oteri, My Law Firm, WA

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Recent Posts

Vic Supreme Court restrains Plaintiffs’ misuse (in pleadings) of Defendants’ confidential information

Posted by | Breach of confidence, Solicitors | No Comments

The Plaintiffs brought proceedings against the Defendants for breach of confidence, but in a unique twist which prompted Vickery J to invoke the ancient phrase ‘the pot calling the kettle black’, the Defendants alleged that the Plaintiffs had themselves breached confidence by pleading references to confidential information contained in the…

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High Court on liability of lawyers for negligent advice concerning the settlement of litigation

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In a controversial decision the High Court has held 5-2 that advocate’s immunity does not apply where a lawyer gives negligent advice that leads to settlement of litigation by agreement between the parties, whether or not the settlement is recorded in a consent order.  The case is Atwells v Jackson Lalic Lawyers…

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NSW Supreme Court on the reliability of affidavit versus oral evidence

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A reminder of the respective limitations of affidavit and oral evidence, when one method might be preferred over another, and what, if any, reliance should be placed on witnesses’ recollections of events and conversations. The case is Linfield Developments Pty Limited v Shuangxing Development Pty Limited [2016] NSWSC 68 per…

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Vic Court of Appeal on the construction of contracts which contain deleted words

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In what circumstances (if any) is a Court entitled to have regard to words the parties have rejected in the course of negotiating a contract? This question is examined in Gee Dee Nominees Pty Ltd v Ecosse Property Holdings Pty Ltd [2016] VSCA 23 (4 March 2016). Background In a…

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WA Supreme Court on restraining the enforcement of performance bonds

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The plaintiff applied for an interlocutory injunction to restrain the defendant from realising a performance bond given in connection with a contract for the completion of engineering work on the Roy Hill Iron Ore project in Western Australia. The case is Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction Pty Ltd v Samsung C&T…

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