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Greg McKenzie

Partner
Commercial Disputes
  • +61 3 9269 9171

Greg is the national head of the firm's Commercial Disputes practice.

As the partner in charge of our commercial disputes and insolvency division since 1991, Greg acts for a variety of clients including public companies, insurers, financial institutions, insolvency practitioners and a range of medium sized businesses. He conducts a wide range of commercial litigation, including litigation over directors' duties, insolvent trading and professional negligence claims, with a particular emphasis on finding practical solutions.

Greg advises on environmental issues and conducts environmental litigation, including acting for a large global engineering consultancy firm in a class action brought by residents of an estate adjoining a landfill, and advising the operator of a landfill on a strategy to avoid threatened litigation.

Greg regularly provides strategic advice to the firm’s major corporate clients on the risks faced in relation to areas of dispute, to help them understand the risks and proceed commercially to avoid litigation.

Greg is recognised in the 2014 - 2019 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for his expertise in Litigation law and Commercial law.

Greg's areas of expertise include:

  • finance and insolvency litigation;
  • environmental litigation;
  • property litigation;
  • directors and trustee liability;
  • shareholder and corporation's disputes;
  • contractual disputes;
  • Trade Practices; and
  • professional negligence claims.

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