Gordon is Chairman of Partners, and heads up the firms International Group. He has a reputation in the market as an innovative, pragmatic and commercially astute litigator and commercial lawyer.
Gordon has high-level experience in both the private and public sectors across all facets of major corporate transactions and commercial litigation. He advises on corporate governance and compliance issues, company takeovers and schemes of arrangement within Australia. Gordon has appeared in and instructed in large-scale commercial litigation in New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and South Australia. He has acted successfully in a number of defences of high-profile white collar crime prosecutions.
He has instructed in international litigation matters for clients in the UK, Europe and the USA. He has given expert evidence in proceedings in Switzerland, the UK, South Africa and a number of US states on Australian law.
Gordon has recovered funds for clients in many offshore jurisdictions arising from fraud actions in Australia.
Gordon is named as a Recommended lawyer in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Dispute Resolution: litigation.
McKenzie has expertise in complex commercial litigation and has acted in numerous multi million dollar disputes including under Australian Corporations and Securities legislation. McKenzie also works in resolving and advising on regulatory matters for private financial services and technology clients and represents international and Australian subsidiaries in relation to defending regulatory enforcement actions.
Recently McKenzie acted for Maxi EFX Global in $50m Federal Court proceedings brought by ASIC in relation to alleged breaches of the Corporations Act and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act in the conduct of Forex and CFD trading. McKenzie also acts on behalf of parties in arbitration proceedings and on international and domestic complex cross border disputes.
Having previously worked in China and Southeast Asia, McKenzie draws upon her international commercial experience to assist in the provision of commercial and corporate advice to both the firm’s national and international clients.
McKenzie is named as a key lawyer in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Dispute Resolution: litigation.