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 stagy 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



  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution,
  • Apr 9, 2020
  • Author: Mark Fitzgerald
  • INSIGHT: National Code of Conduct for SME Commercial Leases during COVID-19

    On Tuesday 7 April 2020, the National Cabinet agreed upon a mandatory rent relief code of conduct for commercial leases (the Code) to be legislated by state and territory governments. The Code provides a framework for landlords and tenants to negotiate individual arrangements based on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Code will have […]

  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution,
  • Aug 2, 2018
  • Author: Douglas Raftesath
  • INSIGHT: Provident Capital Class Action

    Meridian Lawyers is pleased to advise that the class action that was commenced on behalf of John and Rosemary Smith against Australian Executor Trustees Limited in relation to the failure of Provident Capital has settled in principle, subject to the completion of settlement documentation. The settlement will still need to be approved by the Court. […]

  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution,
  • Nov 14, 2017
  • Author: Douglas Raftesath
  • INSIGHT: Partnership Agreements – do you have one and is it up to date? Is it a dispute waiting to happen?

    Most business partnerships do not last forever. Each year Meridian deals with many disputes between business partners. Disputes often happen because the relevant documentation is unsatisfactory or out of date, resulting in the partners having different views on how to deal with commercial matters. Business partners part company for many reasons. They could simply wish […]