Lindsey Cregan

Clayton Utz
Partner Sydney

Lindsey is a skilled commercial litigator whose core objective is practical outcomes and risk reduction for her clients. With expertise in handling complex disputes—including ASIC investigations, class actions, and issues in business sales, joint ventures, royalty agreements, corporate law, and defamation—she serves a broad spectrum of public and private clients. Her focus is on crafting and executing effective, commercial solutions to disputes, using both litigation and alternative resolution methods.

Notable Work
  • Defamation / reputation management: advises public/private sector clients on defamation issues that can arise in a range of situations, such as the publication of results of investigations or reviews, communications with customers or stakeholders, submissions on government and privately-created web.
  • Royal Commissions: represents clients in various Royal Commissions, notably representing former Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Robodebt Royal Commission, impacting government operations and ministerial responsibilities.
  • Wright Prospecting: advised Wright Prospecting on royalty agreements and litigation, participating in numerous disputes across various Australian courts, including the High Court.
  • Mining: represented a mining company in a major joint venture dispute arbitration and property clients in expert determinations.
  • Warranty dispute: pursues breaches of business operation warranties in a NSW Supreme Court case involving a client's acquisition of an accommodation business.
  • Property development: represented a property developer in a NSW legal dispute over the termination of a project manager for a significant residential development.
  • Alternative dispute resolution: regularly engaged in mediations, including complex, multi-party situations, to achieve quicker, cost-effective dispute resolutions.
  • CBA: assisted CBA in responding to an ASIC investigation concerning monthly account fees and successfully defended against ASIC's subsequent enforcement proceedings.
  • Remediation: acting for financial institutions in relation to remediation scheme issues and various legal proceedings related to the sale of financial planning businesses.
  • Corporate trustee conduct: defended a corporate trustee services provider in a class action and related proceedings regarding Banksia Securities Limited's collapse in Victoria.
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