Shelley Mulherin

Shelley Mulherin

Principal Commercial Litigation | Canberra
02 6201 7299 smulherin@mcw.com.au Download vCard

Shelley is a strong negotiator with experience in advising clients on a range of commercial matters over the past nine years. She has the ability to achieve commercial resolutions at an early state and provides efficient, effective, and practical advice to her clients.

Topics with which Shelley excels in advising clients include contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, insolvency matters, and corporate governance issues. Clients that Shelley acts for include corporations, private companies, and national associations. In the past she has acted for Commonwealth government departments and authorities in the area of dispute resolution, AAT litigation, and advice work.

Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyer
Doyles Guide, Canberra, 2017

Shelley's Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Canberra
  • Bachelor of Professional Writing, University of Canberra
  • Insolvency Education Programme
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory

Shelley's Expertise

  • Corporate and commercial
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Shelley's Leadership

  • Professional Member, Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association
  • Member, ACT Law Society

Shelley's Recent Experience

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Dispute resolution and litigation

Work Undertaken

Shelley acts for the board of a Super Rugby franchise in relation to a dispute with its chief officer. This has involved numerous applications to the Supreme Court and consideration of issues raised by whistle blower protection legislation. 

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Dispute resolution and litigation

Work Undertaken

Shelley acts for a director and member of a group of construction companies who is engaged in a complex corporate governance and intellectual property dispute. 

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise

Dispute resolution and litigation

Work Undertaken

Shelley acts for a former world champion sportsperson who is engaged in long-running litigation involving issues under the ACT’s discrimination legislation.