Justin joined Tucker & Cowen in 2013 as a Partner. For more than 15 years he has practiced as a solicitor for some of the largest multinational firms focussing on commercial disputes at local and international level.
Justin’s extensive experience includes managing matters ranging from joint venture and shareholder disputes to debt recovery; from breach of contract to breach of corporate disclosure requirements and directors’ duties; from regulatory advice for managed investment schemes to defending tax avoidance, fraud, negligence and breach of trust claims; from operational risk management and regulatory compliance to corporate governance, trade practices/competition and consumer law and anti-corruption investigations, advice and policy and procedure reviews and roll-outs; from test case to investigations and recovery actions arising out of high-profile corporate insolvencies; from international arbitration to class actions following commissions of inquiry; from breach of confidentiality to intellectual property protection and to franchise disputes; and, of course, injunctions, search orders, jurisdiction challenges and enforcement for a wide range of clients including financial institutions, insolvency practitioners and corporates, directors and shareholders in sectors including energy and resources, property and construction, technology/IP, transport and logistics and franchising. Based on his experience of issues that have lead to litigation, Justin also provides front-end strategic advice in relation to projects, transactions and regulatory issues with a view to avoiding potential disputes.
Asia Pacific Legal 500 notes Justin as an “outstanding litigation lawyer” and he is recognised in Best Lawyers for litigation.
Justin also lectures and speaks regularly on a broad range of dispute resolution issues. Qualifications and memberships
- Bachelors of Science/Laws
- Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
- Member of the Queensland Law Society