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Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has practised widely during her career at the Australian Bar, but with a particular focus on commercial litigation, regulatory matters and public inquiries including ICAC. She maintains chambers in Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide, and accepts instructions to appear in all states & territories.
She was recognised by Doyle's Guide as a Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel NSW in 2016 and 2017 and awarded the Lawyers Weekly Barrister of the Year Award in 2016.
Corporate and financial regulation
Dominique has a substantial practice in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, and related investor claims and disciplinary proceedings, acting for regulators, corporations, directors and responsible officers throughout Australia.
She has acted in a range of matters across the corporate and financial services sectors (including financial planning & wealth management, securities & options trading, derivatives dealing, managed investments schemes, hedge funds, prudential regulation of superannuation (including defined benefits schemes), insurance & reinsurance, deposit products and non-cash payment products, as well as consumer loans, warranties and margin lending).
She has advised and represented ASIC in numerous matters. She has represented board chairs and senior executives in defending misconduct allegations and class actions. She has also represented customer and investor groups in successful recovery proceedings, including acting for the customers of MF Global, and investors in unregistered managed investment scheme in the Federal Court's Victorian Registry, including at trial and on appeal. She has advised litigation funders in relation to recovery of compensation arising out of consumer warranty claims, continuous disclosure breaches, and false and misleading conduct in relation to disclosure documents and financial reporting.
Royal Commissions and public inquiries
Dominique's experience in Royal Commissions and public inquiries is extensive, particularly where issues concern matterse of corporate governance and regulatory standards, including:
She has also acted in numerous public inquiries conducted by the ICAC, including for Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos in Operations Credo (Australian Water Holdings) and Spicer (Political Donations), and the NSW Mine Subsidence Board in Operation Tunic.
Complex commercial disputes resolution
Dominique has over 20 years experience in complex commercial disputes resolution. She is also an accredited Arbitrator and Mediator, with numerous panel appointments, including:
Dominique was awarded the Barrister of the Year Award at the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards (2016) and recognised as a a Finalist for the Woman of the Year Award, Money Management & Super Review Australian Women in Financial Services Awards (2013).
Prior to the Bar, Dominique was a lawyer with Mallesons Stephen Jaques and Research Director to the Chief Justice of New South Wales, the Hon. A.M. Gleeson AC.
Dominique Hogan-Doran SC is an honours law graduate of the University of Sydney, and the University of Oxford, where she was the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholar. For further education and professional development information, click the Extended Biography above.
Education & Awards
Further Professional Education