Ms Wendy A Harris QC

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Current and recent matters include securities class actions (Earglow v Newcrest, Walsh v WorleyParsons, Pathway Investments v NAB); Black Saturday class actions (Matthews v SPI (Kilmore); Rowe v SPI (Murrindindi); Victorian Bushfire Royal Commission; end-of-licence compensation claims brought by Tabcorp and Tatts against the State of Victoria; litigation arising out of the collapse of various promoters of managed investment schemes (including Timbercorp; Banksia; Willmott; Gunns; Great Southern; Environinvest); other insolvency related litigation; High Court appeals including Barclay v Penberthy; section 50 proceedings brought by ASIC against former auditors, directors and others involved in the Westpoint group; insurance and reinsurance litigation including ANZ v ANZCover; auditors' negligence actions including Harris Scarfe v PwC; other large-scale commercial disputes including Biota v GSK.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

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  • Admitted to Practice
    07 April 1993
  • First Signing Bar Roll
    22 May 1997
  • Date Appointed Silk
    25 November 2010
  • Qualifications
    LLB (Hons)

Areas of Speciality

  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Procedure
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance & Professional Negligence