Fidelis McGarrigan

Position: Partner - Commercial Litigation
Direct Telephone: +61 8 8233 0679
Direct Facsimile: +61 8 8233 0699
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Practice Areas
Banking & Financial Services
Insolvency & Corporate Reconstruction
Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Professional Experience

Fidelis is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Group. She has specialist expertise in both commercial and civil litigation with her two focus areas being banking and finance litigation and insurance litigation.

Major Assignments

  • Over 7 years experience conducting mortgage securitisation enforcement, and consumer credit code compliance matters for Australia's largest Credit Union working directly with the Credit Union and its members.
  • Conducting mortgage securitisation enforcement for ANZ residential and commercial securities involving real and personal property following acts of default by customers including the customers insolvency. This involves not only obtaining the appropriate Judgment from the Court but also the enforcement of the Judgment obtained including the filing of bankruptcy notices and proof of debts with the trustee in bankruptcy.
  • Conducting bankruptcy and winding up proceedings on behalf of the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation
  • Advising the receivers and managers in relation to the ROT litigation following the Voluntary Administration and Receivership of Harris Scarfes.
  • Assisting in the conduct of insurance and commercial litigation on behalf of ING Life, AXA (NMLA), MLC and Hannover Life regarding various superannuation trusts

Professional & Industry Memberships

Law Society of South Australia

Tertiary Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (University of Adelaide) (1998)
Bachelor of Arts (Juris) (University of Adelaide) (1996)
Admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia