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Johnson Winter & Slattery

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Dispute Resolution, Class Actions




Paul is a litigator specialising in complex large scale commercial and corporate litigation and class actions. He acts for major corporates and board directors.

Paul is currently defending a class action filed against RCR and its former CEOs following its collapse in 2018.  He is also acting for Jones Asirifi-Otchere in class action proceedings filed against Swann Insurance (Aust) Pty Ltd and Insurance Australia Limited relating to its sale of add on insurance.

Paul also has specialist experience representing high profile board directors and senior executives in a range of regulatory investigations and prosecutions by ASIC, AFP and CDPP, and in related liquidators claims and civil proceedings, including class actions. Paul has acted for directors and executives of Allco Funds Management Ltd, ABC Childcare, Leightons Holdings Ltd, Hastie Group Limited, Mariner Corporation Limited and Arrium Limited.

Paul also has a specialist focus in dealing with funded litigation. 



Bachelor of Economics, Macquarie University
Bachelor of Laws, Macquarie University
Master of Laws, University of New South Wales

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Australia > Dispute resolution: class actions

(Leading individuals)

Paul ReidyJohnson Winter & Slattery

The class actions team at Johnson Winter & Slattery acts for both defendants and plaintiffs, with particular expertise in advising litigation funders. Paul Buitendag and Paul Reidy co-lead the team from Melbourne and Sydney, respectively. Reidy acts for large corporates and board members, having recently acted for Allianz in a class action case, and Robert Johnston is adept at handling litigation in the Supreme and Federal Courts. Frances Dreyer and Andreas Piesiewicz are also key contacts. All named lawyers are based in Sydney unless noted otherwise.

Australia > Dispute resolution: litigation

(Leading individuals)

Paul ReidyJohnson Winter & Slattery