Bridget Slocum is a commercial disputes professional with a sub-specialty in insolvency. In addition to her 10 years of experience in Victoria, Bridget was a member of Counsel in New Zealand, commencing in March 2005.
Bridget represents a wide range of clients in commercial, trade practices, class actions and corporations disputes. As a solicitor, Bridget acted for the administrators and liquidators of the Timbercorp Group, the Willmott Group, Retravision Southern Group and Bob Jane’s Calder Park trading entities. Her extensive commercial litigation experience includes complex shareholder and director disputes, insurance litigation, regulatory prosecutions, class actions, taxation, administrative appeals, civil interlocutory disputes (discovery, subpoenas, freezing orders, security for costs and strikeout/summary judgment) and general contract disputes.
Bridget also has a wealth of experience advising insolvency practitioners, creditors and directors on all aspects of insolvency, including under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), theBankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) and the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth), voidable transaction claims, contract, partner, shareholder and director disputes, securities enforcement, Court approval for the sale of distressed assets and maximising the recovery of personal debts.
As a member of Counsel, Bridget has appeared unled in Supreme Court trials and contested Summary Judgment and other Corporations and Bankruptcy Applications. Bridget has appeared as Junior Counsel in a number of larger disputes in the Federal and State jurisdictions.
Bridget has also been briefed to draw Court documents, advise and appear in all State and Federal jurisdictions and at mediation concerning a wide range of commercial disputes, insolvency matters and examinations and is retained by the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions for Proceeds of Crime work.
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Court of Appeal clarifies lead plaintiffs’ authority to settle class actions2017-05-31 02:12:55
Court of Appeal decides Great Southern Settlement Deed precludes Group Member from raising dispute as to debt2017-03-17 08:17:05
Class Actions: the not-so-final frontier2017-01-27 04:34:16