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.

Location

Legal insights

Since our last article “ATE insurance and implications for class actions in Australia”, published in 2014, filing rates for class actions in Australia have steadily increased year on year.

03 May 2019

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 was passed by Parliament on 18 February 2019.

19 February 2019

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia recently considered the relationship between the Advancement of Defence Costs extension and the available remedies for insurers arising out of non...

15 August 2018

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

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