Andrew Lacey

Managing Principal


Andrew is recognised as a leading Australian commercial litigator. He is the Managing Principal at McCabes and heads the litigation and dispute resolution group.

His experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution spans a broad range of jurisdictions and industries.

Andrew acts for both public and private clients including medium to large Australian and international businesses, major manufacturers, property developers, insurance and finance brokers and financial institutions.

Andrew has particular expertise in corporations and competition law disputes, intellectual property disputes, including copyright and trademark infringements and regularly advises on directors’ duties.

Acting for a number of insolvency practitioners, he provides advice to directors and shareholders on all aspects of insolvency, with a focus on practical and cost-effective solutions for clients.

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When blood isn’t thicker than water: NSW Supreme Court makes family provision order for de facto partner of the deceased, reducing the children’s share

The recent decision of McGuire bht McGuire v New South Wales Trustee and Guardian [2023] NSWSC 1013 provides helpful guidance on the eligibility of a de facto partner to receive a family provision order as well as the matters a Court considers when making a family provision order under the Succession Act 2006 (NSW).

Published by Andrew Lacey
6 October, 2023
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Say what you mean and mean what you say – memory and evidence of conversations

In two recent decisions, Federal Court of Australia and the New South Wales Court of Appeal clarified the law on admissibility of conversations in affidavits. 

Published by Andrew Lacey
20 July, 2023

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