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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

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Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … Continued

Gina Wilson Partner

Background

Gina is an experienced commercial litigation lawyer with a particular passion for sports law. She has worked on a number of high profile commercial matters and has extensive experience in managing significant litigation. Gina has a strong commercial focus and regularly uses alternative dispute resolution techniques to achieve positive outcomes for her clients.

Legal Expertise

Gina’s areas of expertise include:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Regulatory disputes
  • Corporations litigation
  • Property related litigation
  • Constitutional and administrative law litigation

Recent Experience

  • Acting for Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club in successfully defending proceedings in both the Supreme Court of Victoria Trial Division and the Court of Appeal commenced against it by a member alleging oppressive conduct in relation to the merger of 2 golf clubs.
  • Acting for Stena Drilling (Australia) Pty Ltd in an investigation commenced by NOPSEMA into the deaths of workers on board a rig in August 2012, as well as the criminal prosecution commenced by NOPSEMA against Stena for breaches of the Offshore Petroleum Greenhouse Gas Storage Act (Cth).
  • Acting for an electrical wholesaler in civil proceedings commenced against it by the ACCC for alleged cartel conduct in contravention of the Competition and Consumer Act.
  • Acting for generic pharmaceutical companies in defending proceedings alleging breach of patents, and seeking declarations as to the invalidity of the patents in question.
  • Defending an injunction application brought by a director of a family trust, seeking to restrain the sale of trust property.  The matter also involved allegations of oppressive conduct and an alleged oral agreement restraining the disposition of the trust property.
  • Acting for a sports governing body in relation to integrity related investigations and inquiries.
  • Acting for an individual in proceedings against the Minister for Planning and the State of Victoria seeking equitable remedies as a result of the Minister’s decision to repeal a planning decision.
  • Acting for Racing Victoria Ltd in Federal Court proceedings commenced by Sportsbet Pty Ltd seeking to invalidate the race fields and advertising provisions of the Gambling Regulation Act on constitutional grounds, and seeking to invalidate certain decisions of Racing Victoria in relation to its race fields approvals on administrative law grounds.
  • Acting for Racing Victoria Ltd in Federal Court proceedings commenced by it seeking to prevent the RSPCA (Victoria) from reproducing Racing Victoria’s spring racing logo without its consent.

Recognition

Gina has been ranked in the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers in the category of Litigation from 2016 – 2018.

Gina has received recognition for her work within Dispute Resolution in the 2015/2016/2018 edition of the Asia Pacific Legal 500.

Clients say Gina’s “professionalism, calmness and legal expertise is a great source of reassurance”.