A track record of ‘winning the unwinnable’, Grant is a 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.