Jeremy Roby

Senior Associate

Qualifications: LLB, BComm

Practices

Jeremy specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, with a particular focus on insolvency and restructuring, contract, equity, corporations, financial services and regulatory investigations.

Jeremy’s experience includes an eight-month secondment at AMP Capital, where he advised the business in relation to a wide range of commercial disputes and regulatory oversight by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Experience

  • Acting for the directors of a contributory mortgage trustee in two representative proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia concerning allegations of misleading or deceptive conduct in the provision of financial services.
  • Acting for an assignee of a cause of action in the Supreme Court of New South Wales alleging wrongful termination and repudiation of a share purchase deed, including in respect of a breach of an implied term of good faith.
  • Acting for an individual in successfully defending contempt charges brought in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in a case which is now an important authority on the ability of a litigant to contractually release another party from a private contempt prosecution.
  • Acting for a self-managed superannuation fund trustee in the Supreme Court of Tasmania alleging breach of contract and negligence against a major financial institution in relation to the provision of negligent financial advice concerning investment in equities.
  • Advising a major superannuation fund in relation to regulatory oversight by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and in responding to a regulatory notice requiring the production of a significant volume of material.
  • Acting for and advising banks in relation to security interests, including the enforcement of mortgage and PPSA securities, often in situations where complex insolvency issues arise.
  • Acting for administrators, directors and creditors in relation to the voluntary administration process, including advising on and drafting deeds of company arrangement.
  • Acting for and advising liquidators in relation to unfair preferences, uncommercial transactions, creditor-defeating dispositions, insolvent trading claims and breaches of directors’ duties.

Professional Membership

  • Law Society of New South Wales