Bar Roll – 02 May 2019
Admitted – 10 Dec 2013
Phone – + 61 3 9225 6015
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chambers – Room 2312, Aickin Chambers, 200 Queen Street Melbourne VIC 3000
Vince is a litigator with substantial experience in commercial and public law.
Vince focuses on disputes regarding corporations, contracts, trusts, property, insolvency, bankruptcy and administrative law. He has been briefed in a variety of courts, including the Supreme Court of Victoria, County Court of Victoria, Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and High Court.
Before coming to the Bar, Vince worked at Clayton Utz and was a Senior Associate in the Commercial Litigation and Insolvency Group.
Vince acts in all areas of commercial law.
He has been briefed in litigation involving shareholder disputes, shareholder oppression and directors’ duties. He has also acted in regulatory proceedings involving allegations of unconscionable conduct, misleading or deceptive conduct and contraventions of provisions regulating providers of financial products and services (Ch 7 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)).
In addition, Vince has acted in disputes involving contractual interpretation, partnerships, personal and real property (including enforcement of security interests), competition and consumer law (including franchising), banking law (including the Code of Banking Practice), and debt recovery.
Vince has also been briefed in litigation regarding wills and deceased estates.
Insolvency and Bankruptcy
Vince has acted for liquidators, administrators and company directors. Relevant matters include “claw-back” proceedings, winding-up applications, applications to terminate winding-up, and court-appointed receivers. Vince has also been briefed in court applications made by insolvency practitioners, such as applications to approve debt compromises and to fix remuneration.
In respect of bankruptcy, Vince has acted in proceedings involving the obligations of trustees in bankruptcy, creditor’s petitions, applications to set aside bankruptcy notices and appeals of sequestration orders.
Vince has extensive experience in advising on applications for judicial review. He has appeared in a number of proceedings concerning migration law, including at appellate level in the Federal Court.
Matters in which Vince has been briefed since coming to the Bar include:
Prior to practising as a solicitor, Vince worked in law enforcement and regulatory roles for the Commonwealth (predominantly fraud investigations). In addition to legal qualifications, Vince holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts (Hons).
Vince read with Robert Craig S.C.
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