Neil has worked in litigation since 1976.
He has extensive experience in all types of litigation. Over the last 35 years he has practised in general commercial litigation (contract, tort and trade practices), insolvency, Corporations Act litigation, mining and petroleum litigation, regulatory and competition litigation, and administrative law and has acted as both solicitor and counsel.
In the area of banking, finance and insolvency law, Neil has provided advice to and acted for liquidators, trustees, receivers, creditors, directors and auditors.
Neil has conducted major litigation for public companies and government organisations and has extensive experience in the resources sector.
He has been ranked in litigation by Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers International in 2015 and 2016 and is 1 of only 2 WA based lawyers to be ranked in litigation.
Each year since the inception of its publication in 2008, Neil has been listed in Best Lawyers Australia as one of Australia’s best litigation lawyers. He was listed in Best Lawyers Australia in 2016 and 2017 for Competition Law, Litigation and Mining Law. In 2012, Neil was named Best Lawyers' Perth Litigation "Lawyer of the Year".
Neil is listed in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a preeminent WA commercial litigation and dispute resolution lawyer, a leading Australian litigation and dispute resolution lawyer (1 of 4 WA based lawyers) and a recommended WA insolvency & reconstruction lawyer.