Andrew Gill

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Canberra, Australia
    Local Time: Thursday 04:49

Practice Expertise

  • Litigation and disputes

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and disputes

WSG Practice Industries


This work has given me a full understanding of the competing priorities of commercial and government clients. I am dedicated to addressing each client’s priorities, and protecting personal and corporate reputations.

I regularly conduct proceedings before the Federal Court of Australia, the High Court of Australia, state Supreme Courts, and other courts and tribunals. In doing so, I collaborate seamlessly with other advisers, achieving client priorities within time parameters and budgets.

Career highlights

  • Home Insulation Program – resolved $400M in class action claims brought by commercial entities involved in the program
  • Hewlett Packard - advised regarding Commonwealth sensitive data outages
  • 'Super trawler' - acted for the regulator regarding the MV Abel Tasman matter. Assisted the Department of Environment regarding the EPBC Federal Court matter.
  • Representing Elders, AAco, CPC and other industry members in the ‘Live Trade to Indonesia’ class action
  • Department of Defence – helped reduce risk during the introduction of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter Program, including EPBC and environmental concerns
  • Commonwealth Government – advised on Biosecurity and numerous import risk analyses, including the import of apples from New Zealand and China, and in a $4.7 billion financial controversy involving the Telstra and Australia Post superannuation schemes
  • Airservices Australia and other Commonwealth Government departments – advised on aircraft noise matters, representing Airservices Australia in four successful Federal Court cases


Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and disputes

Professional Career

Professional Associations
  • Committee member, ACT Law Society (Alternative Dispute Resolution committee)
  • Director, Society of Construction Lawyers Australia
  • Member, ADR Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce


Additional Articles
  • NSW Supreme Court advances the case for market based causation
  • Australian food and agribusiness 2017 key themes

    2017 is a year of opportunity and challenge for the Australian food and agribusiness sector. We anticipate an uplift in food and agribusiness M&A activity, and have identified 6 key themes that are likely to play out in the remainder of 2017.

  • Unfair Contract Terms - Food and Agribusiness
  • COVID-19: Supply chains and the impact of Incoterms, what are your options?

    Parties to affected supply contracts are considering their contractual relationships, where they sit in the international pecking order, and their options to cancel or delay shipments in order to shift costs to other parts of the supply chain.

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