Moira Saville

Moira Saville

Moira Saville is a partner in our Sydney office. Moira specialises in dispute resolution in the areas of class actions, professional liability, product liability, insurance and royal commissions/special commissions of inquiry. Moira has over 20 years' experience in acting for clients to defend and resolve large and complex litigation matters, as well as providing strategic advice on client's legal risks.

Representative matters

  • Acting for an Australian bank in the defence of class action proceedings arising from the collapse of Storm Financial
  • Acting for Brookfield Multiplex in defence of a $300 million shareholder class action involving claims of misleading market disclosures and continuous disclosure
  • Acting for an Australian rental company in class action proceedings alleging misleading and deceptive conduct and exclusive dealing
  • Acting for Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Limited in defence of class action proceedings in relation to the sale of a pharmaceutical product
  • Acting for a number of clients in connection with ASIC investigations into alleged breaches of director's duties, and insider trading.

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Memberships

  • Australian Professional Indemnity Group
  • Women Lawyers Association
  • Australian Insurance Lawyers Association
  • National Product Liability Association.

Experience

  • 1990: Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Sydney
  • 1992: Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sydney
  • 1998 - 2008: Senior Associate, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
  • 2009: Partner, King & Wood Mallesons.

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Legal insights

The Federal Court of Australia ordered that two of the three class actions which had been filed against GetSwift Ltd be permanently stayed, with only one to proceed.

24 May 2018

Class action settlements and settlement distribution schemes are increasingly being scrutinised by courts.

10 May 2018

The federal government announced yesterday that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission will receive a new mandate on competition issues.

20 March 2018

The ASIC Enforcement Review position paper sets out proposals to strengthen penalties for misconduct in the corporate and financial sector.

25 October 2017

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