Simon Chen

Simon’s main practice is in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and in general disputes. His experience spans across different states and territories, the Federal jurisdiction, in matters at first instance and in appellate jurisdictions, including to the High Court of Australia, and across international borders.

Some of the many areas of Simon’s practice include:

  • Insurance matters, including home and contents, product defect and subrogated motor vehicle accident claims, under section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth), and claims made on motor vehicle and home insurance policies dealing with non-disclosure, misrepresentation, fraud and other policy breaches;
  • Consumer protection and competition law claims, including involving statutory guarantees, misleading and deceptive conduct, unconscionable conduct and breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct;
  • Corporations and associations law matters, including involving allegations of breaches of directors’ duties and claims of oppression;
  • Property, leasing, strata and community title, planning, construction, retaining wall and fencing disputes;
  • Debt recovery, by financial institutions and private clients, and insolvency matters;
  • Cyber, data breaches and privacy law; and
  • Class actions.
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Simon has been involved in many matters involving complex, highly technical and intricate questions of law, including conflict of laws, however, Simon is focused on delivering successful settlements and obtaining judgments in favour of his clients in a practical and commercial manner, in line with his client’s interests.