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Bill Petrovski

Bill is an experienced commercial litigator and adviser and the co-founder of William Roberts Lawyers.

Bill is regularly instructed by institutional and corporate clients:

  • from the banking and finance sector, including banks and other financial institutions
  • from the insurance sector, including major Australian and London based insurers
  • from the insolvency industry, including liquidators, receivers and administrators from major accounting firms. 

Bill has led both claims and defence teams in many complex litigated disputes as well as managing and co-coordinating repeat routine claims and defence work. He is regularly called upon by his clients to advise upon and act in strategically important matters that impact their business.

Bill’s commercial litigation and advisory experience is broad and includes:

  • acting in contentious and complex commercial disputes, including disputes concerning contracts, torts, trade practices, corporations and equitable relief to the value of hundreds of millions of dollars
  • acting for banks and other financial institutions in contentious wholesale funding disputes, enforcement or recovery actions for possession and repayment and providing compliance advice, in respect to unconscionable conduct, misleading and deceptive conduct allegations, guarantees and contractual issues
  • acting for insurers in respect to various insurance products, such as development and advice on policy wording, policy coverage or indemnity issues and complex claims, including class action claims
  • acting for and advising liquidators, administrators and receivers from major accounting firms concerning company administration, including the negotiation and preparation of deeds of company arrangement, breaches of directors duties and recovery of compensation for the benefit of creditors from voidable transactions and insolvent transactions.