Vince Annetta specialises in all areas of complex commercial and regulatory litigation.  With over 30 years' experience Vince has acted in a number of landmark cases.

His expertise includes complex contractual and corporations matters, regulatory investigations and litigation, and matters involving equitable principles including directors' duties and trust disputes.  Vince has extensive experience advising European companies with Australian interests.

Vince is a firm believer in the benefits of alternative dispute resolution to achieve the optimal commercial outcome for clients. If a matter does come to court, Vince is a tenacious but practical litigator in civil and criminal matters; his work defending directors in criminal matters has seen him named as one of Australia's Best Lawyers in Criminal Defence.

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Commercial litigation

Van Diemen's Land Company: Vince acted in litigation in connection with the sale of the client's agricultural interests.  His client successfully overturned an ex parte injunction, enabling the sale of Australia's largest dairy.

Quest Group: Vince acted for over 30 franchisees in a group proceeding in the Federal Court against the franchisor.

Villawood Group: Vince acted in complex joint venture disputes concerning substantial land holdings in New South Wales and Queensland.

nbn co: Vince acted for nbn co in connection with issues relating to document confidentiality.

Esso Australia: Vince acted in the landmark case which changed the test for legal professional privilege in Australia.

 

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Origin Energy: Vince advised on proprietary and contractual issues in connection with renewable energy projects.

 

Civil and criminal regulatory matters

The Good Guys: Vince successfully defended enforcement proceedings brought against The Good Guys. The case involved complex evidentiary issues about the admissibility of secretly obtained tape recordings. 

Confidential client: Vince acted in the case which determined the meaning of artificial price in the context of market manipulation.

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Investigations and Crisis Management

The Good Guys: Vince successfully defended enforcement proceedings brought against The Good Guys. The case involved complex evidentiary issues about the admissibility of secretly obtained tape recordings.

Confidential client: Vince acted in the case which determined the meaning of artificial price in the context of market manipulation. 

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White Collar Crime and Investigations

The Good Guys: Vince successfully defended enforcement proceedings brought against The Good Guys. The case involved complex evidentiary issues about the admissibility of secretly obtained tape recordings. 

Confidential client: Vince acted in the case which determined the meaning of artificial price in the context of market manipulation.

See White Collar Crime and Investigations

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