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Maddocks

ANGEL PLACE, 123 PITT STREET, SYDNEY, NSW 2000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 2 8223 6100
Fax:
Fax +61 2 9221 0872
Email:
Web:
www.maddocks.com.au
Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Norman Lucas

Tel:
Work 61 2 9291 6177
Email:
Web:
www.maddocks.com.au/our-people/norman-lucas/
Maddocks

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Position

Partner in Charge, Sydney Office

Career

Norman Lucas is a commercial litigator with 24 years' experience. Before joining Maddocks, Norman was a partner at a major national law firm. He undertakes complex commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on corporate, property, trade practices and contractual disputes. He has acted both for major corporate clients and government clients in such matters.

Norman has extensive experience in all aspects of dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration, expert determination and mediation.

Norman has also acted for clients in investigations and inquiries conducted by regulatory authorities such as ASIC, ICAC and the Australian Crime Commission. He currently acts for a client before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Norman has also provided advice to clients on all aspects of reputation management. This includes advising and acting for clients in defamation matters concerning both traditional and social media. Norman has a particular interest in social media risk management. Norman is a co-author of Reputation Matters, a legal risk management guide for corporate communications.

Member

Member, Australian Corporate Lawyers Association

Member, Centre for Media and Communications Law

Education

BEc, LLB (Hons), University of Sydney


Australia

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Maddocks' ‘very good’ practice has well-rounded commercial litigation capabilities and is particularly known for representing government departments at federal, state and local level. The ‘focused and responsive’ Gina Wilson, who heads the team jointly with Norman Lucas, defended a former executive manager of Joe White Maltings in third-party proceedings commenced against him in the Supreme Court of Victoria. Lucas continues to defend Fitch Ratings in proceedings regarding the ratings it assigned to certain synthetic collateralised debt obligations. David Laidlaw and Shaun Temby are other names to note.

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