Wayne Jenvey

Wayne leads the Brisbane Litigation group and is highly experienced in corporate litigation, regulatory compliance, asset recovery and dispute resolution.

Wayne has assisted clients on a wide range of matters including major litigation undertakings in all superior court jurisdictions concerning contractual, intellectual property, construction, banking and finance claims, advice on fundraising under Chapter 6D of Corporations Act 2001 and ACCL litigation involving damages claims for consequential loss, misleading and deceptive conduct and anti-competitive practices.

He has also represented key service providers to the mining and civil contracting industries in regulatory disputes with the ACCC and provided ASX Listing Rules advice and recommendations.

Wayne also specialises in the resolution of disputes between incorporated partnerships, joint venture parties and shareholders in dead-lock and providing advice on insured parties rights, subrogation and claims; representing parties in response to formal ASIC investigations and examinations conducted as a prelude to ASIC litigation and resolution of disputes between incorporated partnerships, joint venture parties and shareholders in dead-lock.

Wayne has been listed as a ‘Recommended’ Lawyer in the categories of Mediation, Insolvency & Reconstruction and Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution by Doyle’s Guide. He has been named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Insolvency and Reorganization Law.


Wayne’s experience includes advising:

  • MACA Limited in relation to advising on enforcement of securities and appointment of receivers in respect of the Bluff Coal Project;
  • Deputy Commissioner of Taxation in relation to proceedings brought by the Administrators of Virgin Holdings Ltd pursuant to 447A of the Corporations Act seeking relief from personal liability and with respect to repayment of monies advanced by the Commonwealth under the Coronavirus Economic Response Package – https://www.judgments.fedcourt.gov.au/judgments/Judgments/fca/single/2020/2020fca0717;
  • Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd by representing the Administrators and General Purpose Liquidators of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd in relation to the discharge of their functions and duties under the Corporations Act, realisation of assets and investigations in general;
  • Deloitte Australia (former voluntary administrators of the Octaviar Group) in relation to their functions, powers and entitlements;
  • Deloitte Australia (as liquidators of HMP constructions) on the orderly winding up of the affairs of the company, dealings with multiple secured creditors, mining and resource disputes and dealings with Unions/employees;
  • Gordian Runoff Ltd (formerly GIO Insurance Ltd) in relation to Emanuel Group litigation (claims exceeding $300 million); and
  • Preston Resources Ltd directors with capital raising and due diligence in respect of $800 million nickel mining venture in central Queensland.

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