Adrian joined Colin Biggers & Paisley as a paralegal in 2008 and became a partner in the disputes and investigations team in 2021. Adrian has experience acting in defence of class actions and complex commercial disputes.

Adrian has acted in some of Australia's major securities, employment and product liability class actions. He also acts on behalf of corporations from a variety of industries in matters concerning contractual disputes, corporate collapses and financial services. 

Adrian's recent experience includes:

  • Defending Dick Smith in two securities class actions concerning disclosures associated with the company's initial public offering and accounting disclosures.

  • Defending RCR Tomlinson in securities class actions concerning disclosures in connection to various solar projects and the company's capital raising.

  • Defending Spotless in a securities class action regarding disclosures associated with earnings guidance.

  • Defending Downer in a securities class action regarding disclosures in the Waratah Train project.

  • Defending Chandler Macleod in a class action brought regarding alleged entitlements at the Mt Arthur coal mine.

  • Defending Equititrust in proceedings brought against the company concerning investment management and alleged breaches of statutory and equitable duties.

In 2020, The Legal 500 recognised the practice's expertise in Dispute Resolution: Class actions.

In 2021, Adrian was listed as a Litigation Rising Star by Lawyerly, which recognises lawyers under the age of 40 for their work in high stakes litigation.

Adrian has degrees in Commerce (Finance) and Law and a Master of Business Administration. He was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW and the Federal Courts in 2011.

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • NSW Young Lawyers
  • Young Insurance Professionals
  • Australian Insurance Law Association