Jeremy’s practice is predominantly concerned with disputes involving real property, deceased estates, trusts and elder abuse.
He has developed particular expertise in claims involving breach of fiduciary obligations by trustees, attorneys and company directors as well as unconscionable conduct & undue influence.
He is regularly briefed in claims pursuant to Part IV of the Administration and Probate Act 1958 and contested probate matters more generally.
In recent years he has also been briefed regularly as mediator in disputes touching upon his areas of expertise.
A selection of proceedings in which Jeremy has appeared includes:
Ash v Ash (No 2)  VSC 569 (breach of fiduciary duties)
Re Kumar  VSC 81 (forfeiture rule)
Woollard v Woollard  VCC 1999 (TFM)
Ash v Ash  VSC 577 (breach of fiduciary duties - summary judgment)
Ruschinek v Tiernan  VSC 197 (executors' duties)
Re Parsons  VSC 244 (contract)
Re Edwards; State Trustees Ltd v Edwards  VSC 392 (forfeiture rule)
Wood v Links Golf Tasmania Pty Ltd  FCA 75 (application for leave to commence a derivative action pursuant to the Corporations Act 2001)
Wood v Links Golf Tasmania Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 143 (application for extension of time to appeal)
Schweitzer v Schweitzer  VSCA 260 (resulting trust)
Links Golf Tasmania Pty Ltd v Sattler (No 3)  FCA 1418 (assessment of equitable compensation)
Saunders v Pedemont (No 2)  VSC 601 (statutory will, costs)
Links Golf Tasmania Pty Ltd v Sattler (No 2)  FCA 1271 (breach of fiduciary duties, costs)
Napolitano v State Trustees Limited  VSC 345 (TFM)
Links Golf Tasmania Pty Ltd v Sattler  FCA 634 (breach of fiduciary duties)
State Trustees Limited v Do & Nguyen  VSC 45 (statutory will)
Schweitzer v Schweitzer  VSC 543 (resulting trust)
Wood v Links Golf Tasmania Pty Ltd  FCA 570 (application for leave to commence a derivative action pursuant to the Corporations Act 2001)
Mountain H2O Pty Ltd v HP Pet (Australia) Pty Ltd  VSC 532 (interlocutory injunction)
Envirogrind Recycling Australia Pty Ltd v Devine Pty Ltd  VSC 466 (interlocutory injunction)
Glover & Ors v Clark & Ors  VCC 0764 (misleading and deceptive conduct)
Amongst other things Jeremy:
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