Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We not only work for our clients, but we work with them to actively resolve their disputes. Our clients benefit from focused, timely and cost-effective commercial litigation and dispute resolution services. Over the past six years, our team has assisted clients with a number of very large and complex disputes, as well as a number of small disputes.

Our team prepares a litigation and resolution plan at an early stage of any dispute. We regularly update clients on progress and involve them in the resolution strategy to ensure the solution is right for them.

The use of technology enables us to maintain a lean commercial litigation team while at the same time being able to efficiently and effectively manage litigation of all sizes.

KEY SERVICES

  • Defending and advising on complex contract disputes
  • Advising on Corporations Act issues
  • Advising on partnership disputes
  • Class action litigation
  • Managing joint venture and shareholder disputes
  • Defending technology disputes
  • White collar and commercial fraud investigations and litigation
  • Defending injunctions
  • Asset tracing
  • Managing retail and brand disputes
  • Purchase and sale of business disputes
  • Pharmacy business disputes

SECTORS

Our deep knowledge and experience allows us to help clients navigate the unique industry issues they face in a strategic and practical way.

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Insights

Dangers in negotiating commercial agreements

The importance of an up to date and relevant shareholders’ agreement

New disclosure obligations in New South Wales require increased transparency with consumers

Defamation – be careful what you post on social media

Retailers beware of advertising false promotions

How the changing definition of “consumer” under the Australian Law may affect you

Use of electronic signatures – a cautionary note

Clipping the wings of phoenix activity: New requirements for resigning directors

Statutory Demands – back to being an effective means of collecting debt from a corporate debtor

National Code of Conduct for SME Commercial Leases during COVID-19

Provident Capital Class Action

Partnership Agreements – do you have one and is it up to date? Is it a dispute waiting to happen?

When is a duty of care owed in mental harm claims?

High Court win: finding reminds courts of appeal of their limits

Nurofen Specific Pain claims: Federal Court finds misleading conduct

Foresights: recent case rulings challenge the status quo

Recent Court of Appeal decision confirms breadth of advocate’s immunity

The broadening shadow of section 54

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble for plaintiffs

Endeavours to resolve the debate

High Court determines that damages are not capped

Insuring builders: claims by subsequent owners

Taking the ‘literal’ or ‘intended’ meaning: High Court reserves judgment

How healthy is your relationship with your business partners?