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About Gabrielle

Gabrielle is a Senior Advisor in the Dispute Resolution & Litigation team in Melbourne.

Gabrielle specialises in property litigation, insolvency and general commercial litigation. She has acted for large institutional investors, hotel companies, private companies and trust funds.

Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Gabrielle worked at CMS UK in their property litigation team. In that role, Gabrielle worked on high profile lease disputes, property insolvency disputes and other commercial disputes.

Gabrielle is qualified in England and Wales and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Birmingham.

Practice focus

Gabrielle’s practice focuses on the following areas:

  • Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

  • Property litigation

  • Corporate insolvency


Gabrielle has acted in a range of matters, including:

  • Successfully acted on an appeal at the UK Court of Appeal regarding a dispute concerning the validity of the operation of a break option in a commercial lease
  • Acted for a hotel brand in commercial litigation regarding a portfolio of hotel leases in respect of various commercial claims
  • Acted for a vehicle manufacturer regarding a contractual dispute concerning various contractual breaches
  • Advised various landlord institutional investors as major creditors in various insolvency matters including regarding tenant administration, liquidation and company voluntary arrangements, and
  • Acted on various Covid-19 debt claims including a Court of Appeal Covid-19 debt claim.

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