Commercial Dispute Resolution
In the first place, we like to work pro-actively with small to medium sized businesses to help design management systems which reduce the chance of troubles arising down the track. Troubles such as poor debtor management, insolvency, claims for breach of contract, product liability, public liability, workplace accidents, directors’ liability, anti-competitive conduct, tax law breaches, town planning and environmental law problems, insurance disputes…the list is endless.
As a boutique firm we are positioned to provide personalised advice. We look to develop relationships with our clients based on an easy flow of information and direct contact with the lawyer responsible for your legal work. And that means we can provide expert personal advice more cost effectively than a large firm.
Once a problem arises however, we will work with you to find a solution. We are seeing that the best outcomes are less commonly via the traditional means of expensive and slow court process. Rather, our clients are frequently enjoying the benefits of strategic advice coupled with energetic negotiations to achieve a faster and more cost effective result. Leaving you to get on with your business.
Our lawyers are experienced dispute resolution practitioners. They have been involved in thousands of negotiations and mediations and you can be confident of their capacity to advocate your interests and work effectively to an optimal outcome.
However, some matters cannot be resolved by negotiation and require the institution of proceedings either as an adjunct to negotiations or as the pathway to a court adjudicated outcome. Our lawyers are skilful litigators and strategists applying their eye to detail to the preparation and efficient management of your case.
We will work with you formulate a clear dispute management plan which takes advantage of all these options. Your plan will allow you to see how your matter might unfold at each step of the process, generating options for settlement along the way. We will explain the uncertainties of litigation and seek to manage the risks of escalation of the dispute. Importantly, we will tackle head on the concerns of most clients with the costs of litigation by undertaking work on a fixed fee basis for each stage of your matter.
If this sounds like what you are looking for from your lawyer please contact us and we can get started.