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Desmond’s primary practice is commercial litigation, class actions, regulatory investigations, finance and taxation litigation. He has been involved in claims worth in excess of $41 billion.
Desmond was selected by his peers as one of the leading commercial litigation lawyers in Best Lawyers International and The Australian Financial Review for 5 years in a row.
Prior to becoming a barrister, Desmond was a commercial litigation partner at Freehills (now, Herbert Smith Freehills) for 12 years.
He represents directors and senior management before regulatory inquiries.
Desmond’s strategic skills are highly regarded and he often becomes involved in matters at an early stage, to create and maximise strategic options for his clients.
Areas of Practice:
Banking and Finance Litigation
Professional Negligence claims
Regulatory investigations (ASIC, ACCC, ACMA, APRA)
CV Available Upon Request