Damian McGrath - Partner

Damian McGrath

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Direct number:+61 8 8210 1283
Mobile:+61 4 0993 9500
Email:dmcgrath@normans.com.au

Specialisation:

  • Insolvency
  • Defamation law
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Building and construction law
Prior to commencing his legal studies Damian worked as a taxation consultant and business advisor in a firm of chartered accountants.
 
Since being admitted to practice law in South Australia in 1994 Damian has worked as a solicitor and barrister and has developed a number of areas of expertise.
 
Damian practices in the field of general commercial litigation including large scale proceedings, on behalf of companies, SME's and local government authorities in all Australian jurisdictions and internationally, and building and construction law for developers and construction companies.
 
He is an expert in the area of insolvency and reconstructions and he specialises in advising liquidators, administrators, trustees and receivers, secured and unsecured creditors and debtors in corporate insolvency and bankruptcy matters and litigation arising there from, including issues arising from the introduction of the Personal Property Securities Act. He is recognised for his focus on commercial outcomes for his clients and his sound judgment in seeking to resolve disputes which inevitably arise in the course of external administrations.
 
Damian is a member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association and is actively involved in contributing to the association and its objectives including educating its new members.
 
He is also a specialist in defamation law and advises a number of directors and officers of leading corporations and local government authorities, elected representatives in the federal, state and local spheres and private individuals.