Expertise

Bishoy specialises in complex civil litigation and dispute resolution, representing ASX listed entities, large and small proprietary companies and high net worth individuals in a broad range of practice areas, both at first instance and appeal.

His clients include litigation funders, property developers, professionals, liquidators and administrators.

Bishoy has been fortunate enough to gain extensive experience acting in highly complex and interesting disputes, including long-running administrations, fraud, property disputes and Director & Officer claims.

Experience

  • An ASX-listed company alleging fraudulent and dishonest conduct by its former director, secretary, accountant and legal representatives

  • The administrators of an ASX-listed entity in a claim against its directors, officers and professional advisors

  • The liquidator and former administrators in a priority dispute in one of Australia’s longest administrations

  • A litigation funder in class action litigation

  • A well-established property developer in a partnership dispute arising from several years of informal dealings and specific performance of a deed

  • A minority shareholder alleging oppression and unfair treatment, while defending allegations of fraud

  • The majority shareholders regarding the tax implications of improperly claimed franking credits

  • A property developer seeking to compel an owners corporation to consent to the registration of a staged development

  • A suite of companies against an alleged shadow director for depleting the value of those companies and engaging in illegal phoenix activity

  • A company and its sole director, secretary and shareholder in defending a claim that an employee was entitled to a share of the business of the company as an informal partner.

Pro bono and Community Work

Bishoy has advised and acted for refugees and persons with limited means in a range of matters on a pro bono basis, including victims of fraud, domestic abuse, family law and parenting disputes, criminal proceedings and medical negligence.

Memberships and Associations

  • Member, New South Wales Law Society

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales

  • High Court of Australia

Qualifications

  • University of NSW –
    Bachelor of Laws LLB
    Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)

     

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New South Wales

  • High Court of Australia

“I believe that a measured and insightful approach is critical to effectively resolving highly complex disputes, and I endeavour to bring that to the table. My clients say my calm demeanour is invaluable, and my skills instrumental in developing commercial solutions to the real issues in dispute.”