Anais has a broad commercial litigation practice, and regularly appears in all NSW courts, the Federal Court, various regulatory bodies, and NSW Tribunals.
Anais has expertise in the following areas:
Competition law, where Anais has advised in respect of various litigious matters, merger approvals, (including the Pacific National, Tabcorp, and Sea Swift decisions) and regulatory investigations (such as s155 examinations). He is ranked as a leading counsel in competition law by the Doyles Guide to the Legal Profession.
General commercial disputes, particularly equity, trusts, and property matters. For example, disputes relating to managed investment schemes, joint ventures, share sale agreements, real property, misleading conduct, and partnership/employment disputes.
Sports law, including commercial disputes on behalf of sporting clubs as well as appearing before various sporting tribunals in respect of doping and other disciplinary matters. Anais is a member of the NBL Tribunal, a member of the FIBA Appeals Panel, and a substitute member of the FIVB Tribunal.
Corporations and insolvency, matters arising under the Corporations Act and Bankruptcy Act, including winding up applications, statutory demands, and regulatory investigations.
Anais' pro-bono practice includes matters relating to immigration, bankruptcy, police powers, and criminal law.
Prior to commencing at the Bar in 2012, Anais was a solicitor in Sydney (Mallesons Stephen Jacques) and London (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP).