Dale is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation, and has over 25 years’ experience working in Commercial Dispute Resolution, including Banking and Finance, Corporations Law, Estates and Trust Law, Competition and Consumer Law and Tax Litigation. In addition to this, other areas of expertise include but are not limited to:
Contract and other commercial and property related drafting
Mortgagee actions involving secured and lender actions for unsecured debt
Corporations, securities and insolvency proceedings
Professional liability (Engineers & Architects)
Property transfer, leasing and security actions
Shareholder and Director disputes
Building & Construction litigation
Director’s liability matters
Administrative appeals and licensing matters, including planning and environmental disputes and representing medical practitioners in disciplinary proceedings
Local Government matters
Partnership and internal corporate disputes
Acting for persons who are the subject of ASIC and ATO investigations (AAT, Federal and Supreme Courts)
Criminal and penalty proceedings arsing under taxation and corporations’ laws
Actions involving banking and financial institution laws
Intellectual property litigation (including trademark, designs, copyright & moral rights (artistic works) enforcement)
Testator family maintenance litigation Additional professional experience & key skills includes:
Editor, LexisNexis Sale & Recovery of Land in Victoria – Court Forms, Precedents, Pleadings & Commentary (Oct.2018).
Routinely appear on behalf of parties in Federal, Supreme & County Court and VCAT.
Act for companies in proceedings against former employees and officers in response to substantial fraud & misappropriation of company assets/abuse of section 457 visa program.
When away from the office, Dale enjoys spending time with his children, reading, camping, travelling, visiting the cinema/theatre, as well as listening to classical music, blues & the opera.