A commercial litigator with a focus on complex corporate, resources and banking/recovery litigation, Gareth Jenkins knows from his experience in conducting very large trials the critical importance of strategic litigation planning.

Gareth has acted for resource companies, financiers, major corporations, administrators and liquidators, government owned corporations and government instrumentalities in a wide range of disputes, as well as for banks and other financiers in complex commercial litigation and also in matters involving the investigation powers of regulatory bodies such as the ASIC.

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Restructuring and Insolvency

Investment entity: Gareth is acting in relation to claims against financial advisors and planners arising out of the multi-million dollar collapse of this client, which involved hundreds of plaintiffs and a number of financial planners.


Building materials manufacturer:
 Gareth acted in a complex preference recovery action by the liquidator of Australian Building Industries Pty Ltd involving section 588FF of the Corporations Act and the rights of parties affected by orders obtained ex parte to have orders set aside.


Beverage manufacturer and subsidiaries:
 Gareth had the carriage of the defence of this action which involved allegations of fraud, unconscionable conduct and misleading and deceptive conduct, unfair loans, insolvent trading, de facto directorship and alleged invalid redemption of preference shares and related taxation issues.

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Insolvency

Investment entity: Gareth is acting in relation to claims against financial advisors and planners arising out of the multi-million dollar collapse of this client, which involved hundreds of plaintiffs and a number of financial planners.

 

Building materials manufacturer: Gareth acted in a complex preference recovery action by the liquidator of Australian Building Industries Pty Ltd involving section 588FF of the Corporations Act and the rights of parties affected by orders obtained ex parte to have orders set aside.


Beverage manufacturer and subsidiaries:
 Gareth had the carriage of the defence of this action which involved allegations of fraud, unconscionable conduct and misleading and deceptive conduct, unfair loans, insolvent trading, de facto directorship and alleged invalid redemption of preference shares and related taxation issues.

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Queensland power generator: Gareth conducted the defence of Federal Court of Australia proceedings involving a claim by a potential fuel supplier alleging our client had misused its market power in relation to acquisition of future coal supplies.


Mining company:
 Gareth acted in respect of a major environmental incident including representing his client in an associated parliamentary inquiry.


Mining company: 
Gareth is acting for a mining company in relation to a range of disputes arising out of iron ore interests in Western Australia.


Beverage manufacturer and subsidiaries:
 Gareth had the carriage of the defence of this action which involved allegations of fraud, unconscionable conduct and misleading and deceptive conduct, unfair loans, insolvent trading, de facto directorship and alleged invalid redemption of preference shares and related taxation issues.

 

Banking institution: This was a complex claim brought against BOQ arising out of a failed joint venture to replace its fleet of ATMs. The action involved proceedings in the New South Wales and Queensland Supreme Courts.

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