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Diane Chapman

Consultant Lawyer

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Class Actions
LOCATION
Sydney
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English

Diane Chapman has been admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales since 2014 and the Federal and High Court since 2016, she was previously a qualified financial planner.

Diane is also a founding fellow of the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee Australia, which is an Australian based agency for the United Nations Commission for International Trade Law based in Vienna. Diane has been attending UN working groups since 2011 participating in working groups convened to develop new conventions and legal instruments on electronic commerce, MSMEs and international arbitration. She is also a litigation lawyer and has worked on a number of large class actions in Australia.

Class action proceedings:  
  • A&A (Sydney) Pty Limited v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Limited, [2014] FCA 678 (Federal Court) – injunction, contracts, unconscionability, franchising (NSD (Pizza Hut class Action);
  • Cantor v Audi Australia (NSD1307/2015) and Tolentino v Volkswagen Group Australia (NSD1308/2015) (together the Volkswagen Class Actions filed 15 November 2015; 
  • Capic v Ford Motor Company (Australia) Limited (NSD724/2016) (Ford Class Action) filed on 11 May 2016 as an open class proceeding; 
  • Keith George Hardy & Anor v Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) Pty Ltd (NSD273/ 2016) (Nurofen Class Action) filed on 24 February 2016 and settled on 20 September 2017; 
  • Haliburton Charles David Findlay & Anor v DSHE Holdings Ltd (receivers and managers appointed)(in liquidation) (NSWSC 2017/294069 (Dick Smith Class Action) filed on 28 September 2017 as an open class proceeding; 
  • Andrew Wyma v Quintis Ltd (NSD1568/2017) (Quintis Class Action) filed on 7 September 2017; 
  • Jones Asirifi-Otchere v Swann Insurance (AUST) Pty Ltd (NSD544/2019) (Swann Class Action) filed on 30 May 2019 (shared work agreement with Johnson Winter Slattery  as solicitor on the record); 
  • Kenneth John Williams v Toyota (Australia) Pty Limited (NSD1210/ 2019) (Toyota Class Action) filed on 30 May 2019;
  • Andrew Georgiou v AMP Limited, AMP Shareholder Class Action 2018, (Corporations Law) (Federal Court and NSW Supreme Court) (competing claims and anti-suit injunctions);
  • Lenthall v Westpac (NSD1812 of 2017) (personal insurance and financial advice class action) Westpac Class Action (Corporations Law) (Federal Court);
  • Rebecca Louise Dillon and Rebecca Jane Dobson v RBS Group (Australia) Pty Limited, NSD1016/2014, RBS Warrants Class Action (Corporations Law) (Federal Court);
  • Smith v Commonwealth of Australia, NSD 1388 of 2018, PFAS class action (consumer law);
  • Robert Much v ISG Management Pty Ltd, NSD 1492/2018 (violations of Fair Work Act) Employment class action.
  • Cn 117 641 004 Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (In Its Capacity As Trustee Of The Vale Cash Management Fund) & Anor V S&P Global, Inc. (A Company Incorporated In New York) & Anor, NSD881 if 2020 (Standard and Poors class action), financial products.

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QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Graduate Diploma Legal Practice
  • Graduate Diploma Financial Planning
  • Founding Fellow UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee Australia
  • Fellow Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)
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