Foez Dewan



Foez has extensive experience in commercial and contractual matters, equity and corporations law.

He combines his technical knowledge, business acumen and years of legal experience to deliver the best possible outcomes for his clients.

He has represented his clients in some of the most complex cases in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal, and the High Court of Australia.

Some of these cases involved issues of significant public importance and have played an important role in shaping Australia's legal landscape.

Foez has a strong commitment to social justice and equity. He leads the firm's pro bono committee, and sits on the board of different charities and community organisations.

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The Order of the Illegal Phoenix: The rebirth of a struggling business

Like the immortal phoenix rising from the ashes, a new company, often just established, might arise from the winding-up of a failing company. When that new company's officers and directors are essentially the same of the failing company, and the new company resumes business activities of the now defunct company, what is known as "phoenix activity" might be in play. 

Published by Foez Dewan
18 October, 2023

Statutory Demands

A Statutory Demand is a tool under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the "Corporations Act") that requires a debtor company to pay a debt within 21 days. 

Published by Foez Dewan
27 September, 2023

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