Andrew Thorpe


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Andrew Thorpe started his career in 1979. He was a partner in a mid-tier firm by the age 30, and is a founding partner of McLachlan Thorpe Partners.

Trained in Commercial Law, Property Law and Litigation, for the last 20 years, Andrew has focused principally on Commercial Litigation.

Andrew’s experience covers virtually all NSW State Courts and Federal Courts, and a wide range of subject areas such as contracts, trade practices, corporations and estate matters, building and construction, insolvency, insurance claims, professional negligence, defamation, copyright and prosecutions by regulators.

Andrew also has experience in running large cases involving teams of up to 10 lawyers. He did so on behalf of a long standing client, Jim Selim of Pan Pharmaceuticals, who obtained a $55M settlement of his claim against the Government, followed by a class action against the Government for the customers of Pan which led to a payout of $67.5M.

Andrew leads the Litigation team providing strategic advice and direction on a range of different matters being handled by various members of the team.

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