Oscar is on a leave of absence – He is currently the Managing Director of Maurice Blackburn’s International funding arm, Claims Funding Europe.
Oscar has worked on numerous securities class actions, including against Oz Minerals, Nufarm, Gunns, Treasury Wine Estates and two proceedings against Leighton Holdings, now known as CIMIC Group. He also worked on the firm’s cartel class action against Amcor and Visy.
Oscar has also been heavily involved in the firm’s social justice work, including the firm’s successful 2015 High Court challenge to a patent over the BRCA1 breast and ovarian cancer gene and the firm’s class action on behalf of children falsely imprisoned by the New South Wales Police Force. Oscar has also provided advice to and acted for Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Oscar holds a Bachelor of Arts and Honours in Law. Before joining Maurice Blackburn, Oscar worked for five years as a journalist at the ABC on programs including Four Corners, Lateline, Background Briefing and the radio current affairs programs AM, PM and The World Today.
Our Canberra office is now closed, but our team continues to serve ACT clients and are available for phone and video appointments. If you need legal advice, please call us on 1800 675 346.
We have lawyers who specialise in a range of legal claims who travel to Tasmania. If you need a lawyer in Hobart, Launceston or elsewhere in Tasmania, please call us on 1800 675 346.