Grant Walker Senior Associate
A track record of ‘winning the unwinnable’, Grant is highly skilled commercial litigation and insolvency lawyer with a particular focus on banking and finance and sports law.
Rising to prominence following the successful defence of a Madgwicks client against the enforcement of a guarantee claimed by the National Australia Bank in a Goliath-like battle, Grant has proven his ability to understand his clients’ desired outcomes, devise a strategy to achieve it and negotiate all stages of a matter with this outcome in mind.
Grant advises commercial and individual clients from a diverse range of industries on litigious and insolvency related matters and has worked on a broad range of complex litigious commercial disputes, insolvency and corporate reconstruction matters, including acting for liquidators, administrators, receivers, private companies and directors.
Grant advises across a range of commercial legal areas, in particular:
- banking and finance, insolvency and restructuring, including advising and acting on behalf of business and individual consumers in relation to banking disputes. or matters involving companies in credit distress
- director and company related disputes such as complicated director and partnership disputes and shareholder oppression cases
- tort-based litigation
- Australian sports law, in particular disputes relating to anti-doping, governance, and appearing at disciplinary tribunals
He has conducted litigation in all Victorian Courts and Tribunals, including the Court of Arbitration for Sport and the Supreme Court of Appeal.
Key focus areas:
- Commercial litigation
- Banking and finance
- Corporate insolvency
- Sports law