Administrative Law (Merits Review & Judicial Review)
Regulatory (Compliance & Investigations)
Geoffrey has a general commercial law practice.
Geoffrey graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours. In 2008 - 2009, Geoffrey served as Associate to the Honourable Justice Finkelstein in the Federal Court of Australia.
Prior to joining the Bar, Geoffrey worked as a Senior Associate at Arnold Bloch Leibler. As a solicitor, Geoffrey acted for a number of listed companies and high-net-worth individuals in a variety of matters in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and appellate Courts.
Some recent matters in which Geoffrey has been briefed since coming to the Bar include:
Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd v Agtan Pty Ltd  VSC 593 (led by Sam Horgan QC);
Stubbings v JAMS 2 Pty Ltd  VSC 404 (led by Albert Dinelli);
Camperdown Dairy International Pty Ltd v The Camperdown Cheese Company Pty Ltd (No 2)  VSC 107 (unled);
The Bellamy's class actions in the Federal Court of Australia, including McKay Super Solutions Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Bellamy's Australia Ltd  FCA 947 (led by Michael Garner);
Batrouney v Forster  VSCA 80 (led by Michael Borsky and others);
Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Bilkurra Investments Pty Ltd  FCA 371 (led by Jonathon Moore QC);
Supreme Court proceedings regarding the validity of security registered on the PPSR (unled);
An injunction application in the Supreme Court on behalf of liquidators (unled);
County Court proceedings for summary judgment (unled);
Advising AFL players about their appeal rights following the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport;
Federal Court proceedings on behalf of ASIC to freeze assets (led by Ted Woodward SC);
Supreme Court proceedings concerning misleading conduct issued by Australian Super Pty Ltd against Future Fund Board of Guardians (led by Michael O’Bryan QC and Nick De Young);
The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption on behalf of the Hon Bill Shorten MP (led by Neil Clelland QC and others);
Supreme Court proceedings seeking an interlocutory injunction to restrain the disclosure of confidential information (led by Sam Horgan QC).
Geoffrey read with Michael Borsky QC and his Senior Mentor is Michael O’Bryan QC.
*liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation