Admitted to legal practice in all States and Territories of Australia, I work in the areas of commercial law, corporations and securities, property law, intellectual property (trade marks and copyright), technology, computer and internet related matters, domain name disputes, cross-border disputes, and alternative dispute resolution.
My practice also extends to assisting clients with matters in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and China.
I am an accredited mediator and an appointed arbitrator on the Foreign Arbitrators panel of the Shanghai International Arbitration Center.
Court cases that I have worked on in the last several years and currently working on include:
Statutory fraud committed by perpetrators against the client’s interest in property and corporation (both in Victoria and New South Wales)
Infringement of trademarks, passing off, contravention of s, 18 of the Australian Consumer Law
Shareholders and Unit Holders dispute in the context of oppression proceedings and/or fraudulent activities
Claims brought under the Testator Family Maintenance provisions
Claims against professionals involved in fraudulent activities, including running scams and Ponzi type schemes
Providing strategic advice to property developers involved in high density apartment development and large scale land sub-divisions
Assisting client to launch civil proceedings for breach of contract (in excess of AUD$1M) against an individual domiciled in China
Freezing order of assets in excess of AUD$20M brought by overseas entities against individuals residing in Australia for alleged fraud
Providing expert opinion for use in courts in China and Singapore
Assisting lawyers (by providing legal opinions and/or drafting of complex legal points of claim) in Malaysia and Singapore in relation to their client’s high profile disputes in those jurisdictions
William Lye OAM S.C. 威廉 黎, 資深大律師
Barrister at Law