Darrell Barnett has appeared as counsel, both led and unled, in many cases in the commercial, corporations and general equity fields. He is regularly briefed to advise and appear in cases involving Corporations Act issues, schemes of arrangement, insolvency, alleged breaches of directors’ duties, valuation disputes, large commercial, contractual and property disputes and difficult issues of statutory construction, trust law and equity.
Darrell has been involved in a number of class actions, including the Pharmacare proceedings arising out of the collapse of Pan Pharmaceuticals and the J&J/DePuy ASR class action in relation to claims brought in respect of defective medical devices.
Prior to joining the Bar, Darrell was a solicitor at Freehills specialising in State stamp duties and the structuring of large commercial transactions. At the Bar, he has continued to advise on large and complex commercial transactions and is well regarded for his legal knowledge and thorough, strategic insights.