Full Name: Mrs Alex H Fogarty
Phone: +61 3 9225 6262
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0438 332 284
Date of Admission: 2 Apr 1990
Called to the Bar: 3 May 2012
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 19 Jul 2012


Alex Fogarty has 25 years’ experience as a solicitor both in private practice (commercial and crime), in-house corporate counsel and as a banker.

Most of her professional career has been in the area of banking and finance with a focus on insolvency, litigation and institutional workouts.

Alex was a senior associate with Norton Rose Fulbright working on turnaround, insolvency and commercial litigation matters for major banks when she was approached to join the ANZ as a senior corporate lawyer.

In her first eight years with the ANZ bank, Alex was responsible for corporate and institutional matters in Asia, the Pacific and across Australia, in the areas of workouts, insolvency and litigation. The ANZ portfolio included white collar prosecutions for fraud and forgery in ANZ cards and general commercial loan matters.

Alex also worked for a regional law firm practising and appearing in the Children's Court, the Magistrates' Court and County Court in pleas, contests, committals and trials in areas of narcotics, sex offences, family offences, intervention orders and murder. In addition, Alex was appointed a duty lawyer in criminal matters to the North East Victorian Courts.

Returning to the ANZ in 2009, Alex was appointed Associate Director in the area responsible for workouts and insolvencies for Europe, America and Asia and managed the Lehman Brothers, Icelandic Bank and AIG Insurance accounts.

In 2010 she was appointed head of ANZ’s Distressed Debt Sales and was responsible for the sale of ANZ’s Centro debt to Morgan Stanley, which at over $1b, was the largest single distressed debt sale in history at the time.

Alex has skills in all aspects of banking and finance litigation with knowledge and experience in foreign jurisdictional issues including as well as derivatives and close-outs of hedge fund contracts.

Alex has a lifelong professional interest in mediation and was appointed as a panel mediator to VCAT in December 2013 in the Domestic Building, Retail and Residential Tenancies and Civil Claims Tribunals. She is a member of the LIV ADR committee and has received national accreditation with the Victorian Bar. 

Areas of PracticeAlternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation


Commercial Law

Criminal Law

  • Children's Court
  • Intervention orders

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation

Commercial Law

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law

Criminal Law

  • Juvenile / Children's Court
From 3 May 2012, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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