Consumer and Competition law, Workplace, industrial relations and compensation, Public law
Matthew has been the National Leader of AGS Dispute Resolution since 2011. He acted as AGS’s Chief Operating Officer in 2016. He also has a specialist litigation practice in the area of regulatory law enforcement, including advising on significant competition law matters.
He regularly acts for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in a range of sensitive competition matters, involving a broad range of significant issues. Matthew acts for the Government in sensitive public law matters.
Australian Consumer Law, Competition Law, Enforcement and Cartels, Infrastructure Access and Regulation.
Bruce advises both private and public sector organisations on competition law aspects of mergers and acquisitions, restrictive trade practices, including cartel conduct, access issues and consumer protection issues under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
Bruce also advises in relation to commercial aspects of acquisitions and disposals, joint venture and reseller arrangements; access agreements; telecommunications procurement contracts; customer contracts; privacy issues; dealer; distribution and franchise arrangements, as well as on regulatory issues and general commercial advice.
Consumer Law, Privacy Law, Commercial Law.
Shaun Creighton is a partner director at Moulis Legal. He leads Moulis Legal’s intellectual property, commercial and government procurement practice.
Consistent with the commercial+international philosophy of the firm, Shaun has practiced for over a decade in assisting clients identify, protect and commercialise their valuable intellectual property rights in Australia and internationally.
Shaun represents ICT companies in their B2B and B2C transactions. This includes end user licence agreements, teaming agreements such as re-seller agreements and strategic alliance arrangements, and consumer and privacy law compliance. For start-up ventures, he is experienced in drafting founder agreements, securing IP rights in one or more jurisdictions, drafting terms of supply, and advising on regulatory compliance.
Corporations, Solvency, Bankruptcy and Consumer Law
Gavin grew up and completed his education in Canberra. On completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Canberra, Gavin spent 10 years in private enterprise before enrolling in the Master’s Degree course in Juris Doctor at the University of Canberra. Gavin’s commercial litigation is a core part of his practice where he appears in the ACAT for smaller claims (up to $25,000) and the ACT Supreme Court for claims exceeding $250,000 and the Federal Court on corporations, solvency, bankruptcy and consumer law matters.
Bankruptcy Law, Estate Planning Advice, Probate Applications, Powers of Attorney
Jill has practised law for more than thirty five years, during which time she built a thriving legal practice in the inner south of Canberra, which was initially known as Jill McSpedden and Associates. Prior to this she was employed in the Insurance Commission and the Trade Practices Commission, now known as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Jill has been a member of the ACT Consumer Affairs Council, a member of the ACT Credit Tribunal and a member of the ACT Law Society’s Professional Conduct Board.draws on her depth of experience in Estate Planning and Estates work in our team at BAL. She advises on and drafts complex Wills, ACT and NSW Enduring Powers of Attorney and other estate planning documentation applicable to these jurisdictions. She aims for pragmatic solutions to estate planning and estate disagreements.
Consumer Law, Bankruptcy Law, Business Law, Commercial Disputes, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, IP, Sports Law
Gene is a junior lawyer in our business team who works in many areas, including commercial litigation, employment law, consumer law, intellectual property, commercial transactions and debt recovery. Gene won the Snedden Hall & Gallop university scholarship in 2012, and commenced working as a paralegal in February 2013. He graduated from the Australian National University with a Bachelor Arts/Laws degree in 2017. Gene was admitted as a lawyer in the ACT in the ACT Supreme Court in October 2018.
Consumer Law & Competition, Debt Recovery, Commercial Disputes, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Professional Negligence, Defamation
With over 15 years’ experience as a litigator, she has the technical expertise, commercial nous and strong connections necessary to get you the solution you need to move past a dispute. Alisa works hard to keep the deal or project viable while preserving relationships and maintaining your privacy. Often this involves negotiation or cost-effective alternative dispute resolution. But she is also keenly attuned to those circumstances (or opponents) where swift and decisive litigation is needed. When courts are the best option, her team will act quickly to get your matter before a judge.
Consumer Protections, Banking, Financial Services, Building, Construction Law, Bankruptcy/Insolvency, Civil Litigation
Nathan, rejoined the Nelson & Hill team as a Director in April 2019. Nathan is an experienced litigator. He prides himself in providing honest and personal legal advice to his clients, and always strives to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients Nathan’s legal interests include: consumer protections, banking and financial services, building and construction law, bankruptcy/insolvency and civil litigation.
Common Law, Commercial Law, Consumer Act
Nick is recognised as a leading Australian authority in contract law. He advises Australian Government agencies and the private sector in common law and commercial law matters, including major contracts, major acquisitions and application of the Competition and Consumer Act. Nick also advises on the operation of other legislation affecting government and private sector entities. Nick has extensive experience advising on the application of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and its subordinate legislation such as the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and the Commonwealth Grant Guidelines. He advises on statutory interpretation and has assisted DAWR (when it was DAFF) develop operating procedures to ensure compliance with a range of legislation.