Defended

Various cased we have defended

  • Conducted multiple reviews about possible misconduct within financial advisory firms.
  • Defended a claim in the Supreme Court of Western Australia involving a $10M dispute about a margin loan. See Shaddick v JDV Ltd [2012] WASC 120.
  • Defended multiple claims made against AFSL holders at the FOS.
  • Defended multiple AFSL holders who were the subject of ASIC Investigations.

Prosecuted

Various cased we have prosecuted

  • Won a $11.2M claim in the Supreme Court of Western Australia about insurance coverage. See Young Investment Group Pty Ltd v QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited [2019] WASC 74.
  • Won a $3M claim in the Supreme Court of Western Australia concerning negligent financial advice by a financial planner. See Lockyer v Bermingham [No.3] [2018] WASC 61.
  • Prosecuted claims at the FOS deriving from a fraudulent share trading scheme.
  • Prosecuted claims at the FOS that derived from a failure by a superannuation trustee to comply with its obligations.

Settled

Various cased we have settled

  • Settled a very substantial matter concerning a failure to pay a TPD insurance claim.
  • Settled a claim concerning bad investment advice about a scheme involving investment in property trusts.
  • Settled a Supreme Court of WA Claim concerning negligent financial advice.
  • Settled a Supreme Court of WA Claim concerning a guarantee that should not have been entered into.
  • Settled or prosecuted at the FOS multiple claims concerning investments made in managed investment schemes such as Great Southern and Timbercorp.
  • Settled or prosecuted at the FOS multiple claims concerning bad financial advice given with respect to structured investments.
  • Settled claims concerning bad financial advice about a margin lending strategy that was facilitated by irresponsible lending by a bank
  • Settled an irresponsible lending claim against a bank with respect to a fraudulent property investment scheme.

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