Sam has more than 13 years’ experience in commercial litigation and corporate regulation. He accepts briefs in a broad range of commercial matters. He appears in all Victorian courts and civil tribunals. Before coming to the Bar, Sam was a Senior Associate in the Commercial Litigation team at Norton Rose Fulbright.
Sam’s experience at the Bar includes the following matters of significance:
Sam has appeared in numerous hearings in the Corporations Lists of the Supreme and Federals Courts including winding up applications, applications to set aside statutory demands, public examinations and company reinstatement, including the following:
Sam’s work as a solicitor included acting in a broad range of disputes involving general commercial litigation, corporations law, insolvency, financial services, franchising, competition, trade practices, product liability and real estate. He also acted in applications for court approval of corporate schemes of arrangement and also acted in numerous regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and administrative appeals involving government agencies such as ASIC, ACCC, ACMA, the ATO, the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and Energy Safe Victoria.
Sam was also a member of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Business Ethics and Anti-Corruption team, advising clients in relation to a range of domestic and international compliance issues including directors’ duties, managed investment schemes, market manipulation, trade sanctions and bribery.
He has published articles and presented seminars on a variety of subjects including bribery offences, trade sanctions, contracts and privilege.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical) from Monash University.
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