BA LLB – SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Bachelor of Laws – QUT, Brisbane – 1996
Bachelor of Arts – Monash – Melbourne – 2003
Accredited LEADR Mediator – Sydney 2011
Legal Practice Training Course Leo Cussen Institute Melbourne 1997
Accredited Mediator under National Mediator Accreditation System – Sydney, 2011
ADMISSION TO PRACTICE:
Solicitor in Victoria – 1997
Solicitor in High Court – 1997
Solicitor in New South Wales – 2003
Solicitor in Western Australia – 2005
Deren is a Senior Associate in the litigation department. He is an experienced solicitor specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.
Deren has appeared in state and federal courts and specialised tribunals in New South Wales, Victoria, and Western Australia.
He has extensive experience advising on all stages of the litigation process – from strategic pre-litigation advice to the commencement of proceedings, interlocutory applications, retaining experts and counsel, preparation and conduct of matters to hearing and appeals.
Deren practises in contractual disputes, directors’ disputes, partnership and joint venture disputes, debt recovery, insolvency, consumer law, professional misconduct claims and building disputes. He has particular expertise in real estate disputes including industrial, commercial and retail tenancy disputes, transactional claims, land tax and agency disputes, misleading and deceptive conduct and unconscionable conduct claims.
Deren is skilled in dispute resolution techniques. He is a LEADR and Nationally Accredited Mediator.
Deren acts for private and listed companies, property trusts, financial institutions, superannuation funds, major landlords and retailers, property developers as well as manufacturers, security and construction companies. His clients value his ability to deliver commercial results.
Deren has acted for bank to recover substantial debt due from a national corporation. Parties entered Deed of Settlement.
Instructed by multinational stock-brokering firm to recover brokerage fees.
He has successfully acted for lessors in several disputes involving allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct and unconscionable conduct including representations made in a Disclosure Statement.
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