"I apply a strategic, commercial and efficient approach to the litigated matters I run on behalf of my clients. Keeping clients out of court and focussed on business is my priority."
Pavlos acts for clients in contentious matters in a wide range of sectors including real estate, mining, aged care, pharmaceutical, capital markets and financial services, among others. For the most part, his practice involves high stakes litigation in the superior state and federal courts, however, he also assist clients by providing pre-litigation advice with a view to solving problems commercially to avoid the need to go to court. With extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution procedures, Pavlos is regularly commended by clients for his strong negotiation skills and commercial nous. Pavlos prides himself on his ability to settle complex disputes without the need to incur disproportionate or uncommercial costs where a favourable outcome can be achieved.
Pavlos’ experience includes representing clients in contract disputes, fraud matters, application for judicial advice, PPSR-related applications, contests between shareholders including oppression suits, directors’ duties, securities law, strata and commercial property disputes, compulsory acquisitions, trademark disputes, defamation, white collar crime, ASIC investigations, trust matters and insolvency/bankruptcy disputes.
Glencore — acted for a subsidiary of a major mining group in a Supreme Court of NSW leasing dispute.
Murray Irrigation Limited — acted in a Supreme Court of NSW dispute relating to Land & Water Management Plans.
BCEG — acted for the Australian subsidiary of a global construction company in a fraud dispute in the Supreme Court of NSW.
Thinkstorm — represented a recruiter in a successful restraint of trade dispute in the Supreme Court of NSW.
Class actions — advised a large group of franchisees in a potential representative action against one of Australia’s major pharmacy outlets and for individual franchisees in Victorian County Court proceedings.
NPG — represented a real estate agency in successful NSW Court of Appeal proceedings involving the interpretation of a buyer’s agent agreement.
Mining, Oil & Gas
Property and Commercial Development
Juris Doctor, University of Sydney
Bachelor of Arts (Hons I), University of Sydney