Celestine is an experienced litigator focussing on significant commercial disputes, internal and regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings.
Celestine represents leading corporations, financial institutions, professional services firms, directors and senior executives in high profile commercial litigation including contractual, competition and consumer, director and shareholder, partnership, joint venture and land access disputes. Celestine also helps clients during regulatory investigations and associated civil penalty litigation including concerning allegations of insider trading, continuous disclosure breaches, competition and consumer breaches and corruption investigations. Celestine has strong experience engaging with a broad range of regulators including the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Australian Communications and Media Authority and Queensland’s CCC and Office of Fair Trading.
Before commencing private practice, Celestine spent several years working in enforcement for ASIC and the CCC.
Celestine’s experience includes advising: