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Cameron A. McCormack

Lawyer
+61.7.3233.1221
Fax +61.7.3233.0900
Mr. McCormack is a lawyer in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution group with a focus on complex commercial disputes. He has experience acting for companies and individuals in contract, leasing, estate and employment disputes, as well as claims in negligence, regulatory prosecutions and insolvency matters.

Professional Background

Mr. McCormack graduated from Bond University with First Class Honours. Prior to joining K&L Gates, he also clerked at a prominent firm in regional Queensland, working on personal injury, leasing, intellectual property and general commercial matters. Mr. McCormack joined the firm as a Graduate, gaining experience in insolvency, asset finance and employment law matters.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Assisting in the conduct of proceedings involving a national construction company, arising from a multimillion dollar fraud perpetrated by a senior manager. Experience included preparing for and assisting in the conduct of a four-day trial in the Supreme Court of Queensland, including undertaking extensive tracing exercises. 
  • Assisting a commercial landlord in a tenancy matter involving structural defects arising from the non-permitted use of the premises, including advising in regard to claims by affected tenancies and insurance coverage issues. 
  • Assisting a commercial landlord in a tenancy matter involving the discovery of asbestos in the premises, compliance with relevant legislation regarding the management and removal of asbestos and advising in respect of compensation claims. 
  • Assisting a construction company defend proceedings in negligence, arising from the collapse of a piece of machinery, including advising on pure economic loss, limitation periods and apportionment of liability. 
  • Assisting a national distribution company resist an interlocutory injunction and proceedings in the Supreme Court of Queensland in relation to alleged breaches of contract, including preparation for Court hearings and mediation and drafting pleadings, and the conduct of associated defamation proceedings. 
  • Assisting a mining equipment supply client pursue claims under contract and the Australian Consumer Law in relation to faulty goods supplied by a manufacturer through a third party. 
  • Assisting a gambling operator defend prosecution by the New South Wales Liquor and Gaming regulator for alleged breaches of regulations applying to gambling advertising 
  • Assisting a national infrastructure and mining company defend proceedings under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to recover payments made by a customer as alleged preference payments. 
  • Assisting a leading manufacturer and supplier of cement in relation to debt recovery, including advising on methods and prospects of recovery. 
  • Assisting the conduct of an internal investigation commissioned by a national construction company into allegations of employee fraud, theft and bullying at a remote construction site.