Sam Wheeler
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Sam WheelerSolicitor

Sam Wheeler is a solicitor with Resolve Litigation Lawyers.  He was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in December 2017.

Before joining Resolve Litigation Lawyers, Sam was a Legal Research Officer at the High Court of Australia.

Sam has had a key role in several commercial disputes, including acting for clients in proceedings in the Supreme Court and Local Courts of New South Wales and the Federal Circuit Court, in relation to negligence, administrative law, contractual disputes and intellectual property.

Expertise

Sam has represented clients in a range of commercial disputes, including:

  • acting for a plaintiff in a multi-million dollar claim for negligent and misleading tax advice;
  • acting for defendants in proceedings in the Local Court and the Supreme Court of New South Wales in relation to a fraudulent proceeding commenced by the plaintiff;
  • advising an Australian company involved in proceedings in the Solomon Islands concerning mining and land rights; and
  • advising a family business in relation to a claim for misleading or deceptive conduct.
See Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Sam’s experience in regulatory investigations and compliance includes:

  • providing independent legal advice to a witness summoned to appear before the Financial Services Royal Commission; and
  • assisting with preparation for a hearing before ASIC under s 920 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) regarding an investigation into contraventions of financial services law.
See Regulatory Investigations and Compliance See Banking and Finance

Sam has acted for directors and officers of companies in voluntary administration and receivership, including providing advice on directors’ duties and allegations concerning shadow and de facto directors and employee entitlements.

See Insolvency