23-4-20 / Angus O'Brien — Building & Construction, Contract
The Covid-19 virus has had a profound impact on social and economic life. Measures adopted by the Commonwealth and State governments to halt the virus’s spread have suspended many aspects of civil society. Large sectors of the economy have been deliberately shut down. Those businesses still operating are experiencing significant…
21-11-19 / Angus O'Brien — Arbitration, International
As part of Australian Arbitration Week 2019 (Brisbane 18-22 November) Young ITA, co-sponsored by Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Debevoise & Plimpton, provided an evening discussion on obtaining emergency and interim measures in commercial and investor-State arbitrations. Angus O’Brien joined the group looking at questions including inter alia: How does emergency relief differ from…
9-12-15 / Angus O'Brien — Banking
Angus O’Brien reports on The Federal Republic of Brazil v Durant International Corporation  UKPC 35;  3 WLR 599. A digital version of the article is available here.
9-8-14 / Angus O'Brien — International, Corporate Insolvency & Bankruptcy
“Thematic Overview: Company and Insolvency Law in the UK Supreme Court”, (2014) 3 Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 257.
9-8-11 / Angus O'Brien — Contract
Although the High Court's recent decision in Lumbers v W Cook Builders Pty Ltd (in liq) reinvigorated interest in the relationship between the laws of contract and unjust enrichment, reactions to the decision have largely centred around the Court's perceived reversion to the rigidity of the old forms of action.…