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Michael Vickery

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MinterEllison

Brisbane, Australia
    Local Time: Thursday 09:09

Practice Expertise

  • Finance
  • Funds management
  • Litigation and disputes
  • Reconstruction

Areas of Practice

  • Finance
  • Funds management
  • Litigation and disputes
  • Reconstruction

Profile

My practice is principally advisory, and I take pride in my ability to convey complex messages clearly and concisely. I guide clients in business operations, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, insolvency and debt recovery. Clients value my strong focus on helping them reach their commercial objectives while minimising risk.

Career highlights

  • Aveo Group; Lendlease; Ingenia Communities; Stockland; and many small and not-for profit retirement village operators – advised on general business matters including regulatory compliance and dispute resolution across all major jurisdictions in Australia
  • ANZ; Bank of Queensland; Commonwealth Bank of Australia; National Australia Bank; Suncorp; Westpac Banking Corporation; and insolvency practitioners – assisted in relation to debt recovery, property disputes and security enforcement
  • Administrators and liquidators of Brisconnections – helped with all aspects of the voluntary administration and liquidation of Brisconnections (the former owner of the $4 billion Airport Link M7 tunnel) and its related entities
  • KordaMentha, the court-appointed trustees of LM Managed Performance Fund – worked on the recovery of fund assets with a book value exceeding $500 million
  • ANZ and its appointed receivers and managers – advised in relation to Viking Industries Limited (formerly ASX:VKI) to recover total secured debt in excess of $136 million
  • Capital Finance Australia Limited – represented the company and its appointed receivers and managers regarding a property development group with more than $200 million in secured debt
  • Aveo Group – successfully appealed to the Supreme Court of Queensland (Court of Appeal) against a decision of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Appeals Court concerning the statutory construction of various provisions in the Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld) that related to village budgeting

Education
LLB (HONS) (GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, 2002); BCOM (ACCOUNTING , BANKING & FINANCE) (GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, 2002); GRAD DIP LEG PRAC (GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, 2003)

Areas of Practice

  • Finance
  • Funds management
  • Litigation and disputes
  • Reconstruction

Articles

  • IP v IP: Liquidators in the Patent Office and when the clawback provisions can work

    A decision by the Patent Office offers lessons for liquidators attempting to recover intellectual property

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