Dominique Hogan-Doran SC specialises in commercial disputes resolution, corporate & prudential regulatory compliance & enforcement, and public inquiries involving governance and integrity issues.
Dominique conducts an Australia-wide practice, with chambers in Sydney (5 Wentworth Chambers), Melbourne (Douglas Menzies Chambers), and Adelaide (Jeffcott Chambers).
For further information see: www.dhdsc.com.au.
Legal Practice - NSW (1994), Vic (2007), Qld (2010), SA (2016)
Appointed Silk - 2015 (NSW)
Awards & Recognition
Corporate & Financial Regulation
Commonwealth Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry - for Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiary Aussie Home Loans (2018).
For National Australia Bank re Victorian Supreme Court claim by high net worth investors re complex financial product advice: Hanley v National Australia Bank & Anor (settled, 2015).
Investor representative in Federal Court's Victorian Registry winding up of unregistered managed investment scheme
- ASIC v GDK Financial Solutions Pty Ltd (in liq) (2016) FCA (Middleton J)
- ASIC v GDK (No 14)  FCA 459 (Gordon J)
- ASICv GDK (No 11)  FCA 1034 (Dodds-Streeton J)
- ZMB Australia Pty Ltd v Warne  FCAFC 65 (Full Court) appeal from ASIC v GDK  FCA 710 (Gray J) & ASIC v GDK (No 6)  FCA 1092 (Finkelstein J)
- ZMB Australia Pty Ltd v Warne  FCA 311 (Ryan J)
- ASIC v GDK (No 8)  FCA 997 (Dodds-Streeton J) (ex parte approval of compromise)
- AVS Property Pty Ltd v McMaster  FCAFC 81; (2010) 79 ACSR 89 (Full Court)
- AVS Property Pty Ltd v Western Retirement Village Management Ltd (In Liq)  FCA 512 (Ryan J)
- ASIC v GDK (No 4)  FCA 858 (Finkelstein J)
- ASIC v GDK (No 3)  FCA 448 (2008) 169 FCR 497 (2008) 248 ALR 766 (Finkelstein J)
For ASIC in civil penalty proceedings against James Hardie's senior executives, directors and entities: ASIC v Macdonald (No 12)  NSWSC 714; 73 ACSR 638 and ASIC v Macdonald (No 11)  NSWSC 287; (2009) 71 ACSR 368.
Special Commission of Inquiry into The Medical Research & Compensation Foundation (the James Hardie Inquiry) - Junior Counsel Assisting the Commission (2004).
Commonwealth Royal Commission into collapse of HIH Insurance Ltd - for international reinsurer Hannover Re & senior executives (2001-2003). Later appeared in defence of disqualification proceedings by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority: X & Ors v Australian Prudential Regulation Authority  HCA 4; (2007) 226 CLR 630 on appeal from Applicant Y v APRA  FCAFC 37, on appeal from Applicant X v APRA  FCA 1288; (2006) 14 ANZ Ins Cases 61 (2004-2007). Also appeared in defence of shareholder class action: Johnstone v HIH Insurance Limited  FCA 1414; Johnstone v HIH Limited  FCA 190 (settled, 2005).
Integrity & Compliance
Public Inquiry under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 (NSW) into the RSL Charities - for veterans & aged care services provider RSL LifeCare Limited (see Report delivered to Minister 31 January 2018).
ICAC – Operation Credo (Australian Water Holdings) - for Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO, former Chairman of Australian Water Holdings Pty Limited; also acted in successful defence of Federal Court claim by minority shareholders (2014-2017).
ICAC – Operation Spicer (Political Donations) - for Sen. the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO, former Treasurer, Liberal Party of Australia (NSW Division) (2014-2016). Also acted in related investigation by the NSW Electoral Commission (2016-2017).
Special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound Racing Industry in NSW - for Chief Executive Officer of state regulator Greyhounds NSW (2015-2016).
Education & Awards
Further Professional Education