Bar Roll – 2005
Admitted – 1980
Phone – 9225 7539
Mobile – 0422 817 776
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Garry was admitted to practice in March 1980.
For 10 years after admission Garry worked as an associate with several medium sized country and suburban firms in the areas of family law, personal injuries, workers compensation, probate, wills and conveyancing.
In 1989 Garry commenced in the Legal Department of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. On the day that Garry started with the Bank the National Safety Council was placed in liquidation. Garry’s career with the Bank started on a high note and continued at that level being involved in the Tricontinental Royal Commission, foreign currency loan litigation, and litigation involving the Regal and Occidental Life Insurance companies.
In 1991 Garry was appointed the Head of Litigation in the Legal Department.
Garry is experienced in the conduct of commercial litigation in all courts. He acted for the Bank in numerous matters, as Plaintiff and Defendant, in the conduct of banking and finance litigation in such diverse areas as prosecuting applications for removal of caveats, enforcement of securities, frauds, cheque conversions, the recovery of unsecured loans and prosecuting or opposing applications for an injunction. His areas of practise also involved bankruptcy and insolvency.
Garry also practised in insurance litigation for the Bank as Defendant, with a particular focus on claims involving total and permanent disablement, occupiers liability and life insurance.
Garry will practise principally in the areas of banking and finance, bankruptcy, insolvency and insurance litigation.
From 1/07/2008: Professional Standards Act 2003 [Vic] “Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.”