Areas of Practice
Lachlan practices primarily in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on corporations law matters, professional negligence claims, trust and shareholder
disputes and corporate and individual insolvency. Lachlan also accepts briefs in employment, insurance and administrative law matters.
As a senior associate at Hall & Wilcox, Lachlan appeared extensively as a solicitor advocate in contested matters in all Victorian and Federal Courts. With over seven years’ litigation experience, Lachlan has acted for clients in a broad range of complex disputes, including:
- the liquidators of a $2 billion corporate collapse in public examinations and subsequent director and auditor negligence claims;
- the plaintiff in a $10 million warranty claim regarding an allegedly defective private jet aircraft; and
- shareholders in oppression and breach of directors’ duties proceedings.
Lachlan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) from the University of Melbourne. He regularly conducts matters involving complex expert evidence and technical issues.
Lachlan is reading with Jeremy Slattery and his senior mentor is Stewart Maiden QC.
From 16 August 2019, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation
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