Andrew Schnaider
Andrew Schnaider
Partner
P03 9614 7000

Andrew is a Partner in the firm’s commercial litigation and dispute resolution team.

He has over 12 years of experience of practising in commercial litigation, predominantly in the Supreme and Federal Courts and in the appellate jurisdictions.  He has expertise in advising on insolvency matters, including cross-border insolvencies, Corporations Law matters, partnership disputes and disputes between joint venturers, oppression proceedings and matters arising upon cessation of employment.

His clients include professional services firms, insolvency practitioners, high net-worth individuals and company directors.

He is well known for providing astute strategic advice, careful analysis and obtaining commercial and cost-saving results.

He has considerable corporate governance experience through not only providing advice professionally in this area, but also by serving on committees of various clubs and organisations for over 10 years.

Andrew holds degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University.

A sample of recent cases include:

Ascot Vale Self Storage Centre Pty Ltd v Nom De Plume Nominees Pty Ltd (No 2) [2019] VSC 285

In the matter of Ainslie Harding & Wood Solicitors Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors VID282/2018

Re Rennie Produce (Aust) Pty Ltd (in liq) [2017] FCA 442; (2016) 338 ALR 451; [2016] FCA 449

Nom De Plume Nominees v Fingal Developments Pty Ltd (2016) 114 ACSR 539 and [2016] VSCA 233

Timbercorp Finance Pty Ltd (in liq) v Vivian [2016] VSC 338

Ugrinovski v Naumovski & Ors [2016] VSC 555