BARRISTERS

BARRISTERS
CRAIG WILKINS

Contact

Telephone: (07) 3210 2011

Email: [email protected]

Facsimile: (07) 3236 3026

  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Commercial
  • Corporate Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Corporations
  • Land Law & Property
  • Admitted to the Bar in 2000
  • Bachelor of Laws, with Honours, University of Queensland (1985 to 1988)

Barrister:

  • Bracton Chambers (2001 to 2009)
  • Level 10, Inns of Court (2009 to present)

Solicitor:

  • Senior Associate at Clayton Utz (1993 to 2000)
  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession – Leading Insolvency & Reconstruction Barristers – Queensland (2012, 2013, 2016 and 2017)
  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession – Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barristers – Queensland (2016 and 2017)
  • In 2009 he conducted a public examination for the liquidators of Storm Financial Limited into the affairs of that company
  • From early 2012 he acted for the special purpose liquidator of Octaviar Limited in a preference claim against Fortress Credit Corporation (Australia) II Pty Ltd (the claim was settled shortly before trial, in April 2015, for a payment by Fortress of $12.35 million)
  • Since 2010 he has acted in more than twenty-five District and Supreme Court claims of negligence against financial planners, most of which have been successfully resolved by mediation
  • ACCC v World Netsafe Pty Ltd (2003) 127 FCR 542; (2003) 133 FCR 279 (contempt)
  • ASIC v Edwards (2004) 22 ACLC 1469 (corporations; winding up)
  • Barton v Atlantic 3 Financial (Australia) Pty Ltd (2004) 212 ALR 348 (corporations; set-off)
  • Ensham Coal Sales Pty Ltd v Electric Power Development Co Ltd [2005] QSC 236 (pleadings; striking out)
  • ASIC v Green Pacific Energy Ltd (2006) 59 ACSR 142 (corporations; winding up; corporate governance)
  • Lang Parade Pty Ltd v Peluso [2006] 1 Qd.R 42 (real property; statutory rights of user)
  • Sunnyville Pty Ltd v ADIG (Australia Development & Investment Group) Pty Ltd (in liq) [2006] QSC 249 (equitable liens)
  • AMCI Investments Pty Ltd v Rio Doce Australia Pty Ltd [2008] QCA 387 (contracts)
  • DCT v PM Developments Pty Ltd (2008) 173 FCR 247 (tax; insolvency)
  • Jadewell Pty Ltd v Shelley [2008] QSC 336 (contracts; joint ventures)
  • Gold Coast Commerce Club Inc v Body Corporate for Surfers Plaza Resort [2008] QSC 323; [2009] QCA 238 (leases; recovery of possession of land; views)
  • Maclag (No. 11) Pty Ltd v Chantay Too Pty Ltd [2010] QSC 299; [2010] QSC 396 (partnership dispute)
  • Northbuild Construction Pty Ltd v Discovery Beach Project Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 174 (issue estoppel; arbitration)
  • Anglo Coal (Dawson Management) Pty Ltd v Greig [2011] FCA 941 (pre-action discovery)
  • Northbuild Construction Pty Ltd v Discovery Beach Project Pty Ltd (No. 4) [2011] 1 Qd.R 145 (discovery; implied undertaking)
  • Street v Ladini [2012] QSC 9 (contracts; option to purchase real property; unconscionability)
  • Re ACN 103 753 484 Pty Ltd (in liq), formerly Blue Chip Development Corp Pty Ltd [2012] 2 Qd R 504 (disclaimer by liquidators of an agreement to arbitrate)
  • Chan v First Strategic Development Corp Ltd (in liq) [2015] QCA 28 (insolvent trading; whether company insolvent)
  • Jenkins v Bourke [2015] QDC 249 (contract; identity of contracting parties; admissibility of extrinsic evidence)
  • Re Octaviar Ltd (in liq) [2015] NSWSC 1621; (2015) 110 ACSR 72 (litigation funding agreement; application for directions by special purpose liquidator)
  • Bank of Queensland Ltd v Ross Auto Auctions Pty Ltd (in liq) (recs and mgrs apptd) [2015] QSC 347 (removal of liquidator for reasonable apprehension of bias)
  • Bar Association of Queensland
  • Bar Association of New South Wales

“A Pretty Unattractive Outcome” – Presented at North Queensland Law Association Conference (2017).

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