Adam has extensive experience representing clients in contractual disputes, misleading and deceptive conduct, fraud and misrepresentation disputes, Corporations Act matters, director, shareholder and joint venture disputes, securities enforcement, and regulatory investigations.
A significant part of Adam’s practice is focused on the provision of strategic or risk management advice to the firm’s clients, and on the development and negotiation of commercial solutions to clients’ issues.
Adam has particular expertise in matters involving the financial services, information technology, advertising, logistics, and FMCG industries.
Adam predominantly practises in state Supreme Courts and in the Federal Court. He also has wide experience in alternative dispute resolution, especially mediations, arbitrations, and expert and non-binding determinations.
Adam is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association.
Recent experience includes:
- Acted in defence of a merchant bank in Federal Court litigation against claims of misleading and deceptive conduct and breach of the Corporations Act arising out of the sale of financial products.
- Acted for an advertising agency in its successful appeal against a Federal Court decision that it was an accessory to misleading and deceptive conduct through its involvement in the creation of advertisements for its client.
- Acting for various companies from a variety of industry sectors, including waste management, information technology and FMCG business, on Australian Competition and Consumer Commission investigations into alleged misleading and deceptive conduct or restrictive trade practices.
- Acted in defence of an IT network supplier in separate Supreme Court and Federal Court proceedings for unconscionable and misleading and deceptive conduct arising out of the supplier’s provision and/or refusal to provide goods and services to a regional telecommunications carrier.