Samantha Cipriano has a broad commercial practice, with particular expertise in banking and finance and bankruptcy and insolvency disputes. With over ten years' experience at the Bar, she is regularly briefed to appear in the superior courts both with a leader, and as sole counsel.
Samantha advises a range of banks and other financial institutions on large and complex financial disputes including, derivatives and structured product cases, contractual disputes, lender enforcement action, fraud and asset tracing (including proceeds of crime), insolvency related disputes and regulatory enforcement. She is experienced in pursuing and defending claims for and against insolvent companies and directors. Samantha has particular expertise in the enforcement of, and challenge to, security.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Samantha practiced as a solicitor with Freehills in Commercial Litigation. As a solicitor she conducted litigation in the areas of banking, insolvency, bankruptcy, corporations and security and contractual disputes. Samantha completed her articles at the Commonwealth Bank Legal Department, articled to Ian F. Purbrick.
Samantha is co-secretary of the Banking and Finance section of the Commercial Bar Association, and a member of the County Court Banking and Finance Users Group Committee.
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Chambers: Room 1016
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
Securities and Investments
Admitted to the Legal Profession:
06 Mar 2000
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
22 Nov 2001
BA (Hons), LL B
Co - Secretary - Commercial Bar Association - Banking & Finance
County Court - Banking & Finance Users' Group Meeting (Bar invitees)