Ruth Fesseha
Lawyer
Olivia Boyle
Consultant
Angus Verheul
Law Graduate
Taufiq Arahman
Lawyer
Ed Macgregor
Senior Associate
Samridhi Sinha
Lawyer
Peter Mutema
Consultant
Joanna Wang
Lawyer

George Comino

Lawyer

George is a lawyer in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team with a diverse disputes background in boutique and mid-tier firms.

He is a practical and commercially minded lawyer who strives to achieve the best outcomes for his clients. George practices in litigation and property disputes from Federal Court and Supreme Court matters to Local Court and Tribunal matters. He also acts as a party representative in mediations before the Small Business Commissioner in commercial disputes.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, George worked at Mills Oakley in their Commercial Litigation and Property Disputes team acting in matters relating to contractual disputes, commercial disputes, debt recovery, insolvency, and consumer law disputes with a specialty practice in leasing disputes.

George has also worked at Bannerman’s Lawyers specializing in strata, property and planning disputes, and at Levitt Robinson Solicitors in large-scale plaintiff class-action disputes against major corporations, franchisors, and government agencies.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Property, Debt Recovery and Insolvency.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Law – Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting – Macquarie University
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – The College of Law
  • Admitted to practice Law in NSW and the High Court of Australia

 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Successfully defended proceedings in which it was alleged that a fee paid pursuant to a put-and-call option agreement was a conventional deposit rather than an option fee
  • Acted for a developer in a sale of land dispute against the vendor, selling agent and conveyancing lawyers for the vendor in relation to misleading and deceptive conduct and breach of contract for failing to disclose soil contamination
  • Acted for a landlord in a breach of commercial lease dispute, claiming damages for failure of the lessee to undertake make good works following expiration of the lease
  • Acted for an owner’s corporation defending proceedings brought by a lot owner against it for damages, nuisance, statutory breach of duty and negligence due to water penetration
  • Successfully obtained orders against an owners corporation that it must consent to the development of a lot within the strata scheme
  • Acted for the plaintiffs in the class action dispute of Davaria Pty Ltd & Anor v 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd [2020] FCAFC 183

 

Sydney

AREAS OF EXPERTISE