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Commercial litigation

Commercial litigation

Our focus is on achieving the best result for our clients, while minimising the disruption and expense associated with protracted litigation.


We adopt a pragmatic approach to resolving disputes, and assist clients in negotiating favourable settlements both through court, judicial settlement conferences, mediations and alternative dispute resolutions. Our specialist team of commercial litigators have court experience at all levels, as well as arbitrations.

We’re able to provide expert assistance with:

  • Contract disputes
  • Debt recovery, including the enforcement of securities and guarantees
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Negligence claims, including professional negligence claims against lawyers and accountants
  • Trade practice disputes
  • Challenges to decisions made by government bodies

Read our articles on litigation law

The Importance of Shareholder Agreements

When you are entering into a new venture the opportunities seem endless and everyone is positive about goals and working relationships. However, as we unfortunately see so often in our litigation team, things do not always go to plan. A well drafted shareholder agreement can be worth its weight in gold when working relationships sour.

Incorporated Society Dispute Resolution – What options do you have?

We often have enquiries from clients or prospective clients relating to disputes within an incorporated society that they are affiliated with (e.g. as members or serving on society committees). People often ask us what they can do to resolve these disputes and how they can make claims when the society leaders are not acting in the best interests of the society. This article sets out the different options available when there are disputes within an incorporated society and highlights some deficiencies in our current law.
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