Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyers
Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department has become a prominent force in the field on the eastern seaboard with a strong group of experienced commercial litigation lawyers and paralegals specialising in all key areas. We act for a range of clients from large corporate entities to smaller family-owned companies and individuals from across the country and internationally.
Being involved in a dispute can be a very stressful experience, both emotionally and financially. If you find yourself in this situation, it is important to seek legal advice from an experienced commercial litigation lawyer as quickly as possible.
It is in our nature to push difficult issues aside and simply hope they go away. Sometimes the problem is not as serious as you think and can be dealt with quite easily with some help from an experienced dispute resolution lawyer who knows what they are doing.
At Attwood Marshall Lawyers, our starting point is to understand what a client wants to achieve in the context of their dispute, and to provide them with all options available to enable them to achieve that goal in the most cost-effective and efficient way, avoiding litigation where possible. With only 5% of all litigated matters proceeding to trial on average in Australia, we understand the importance of rigorous negotiation and the considered implementation of dispute resolution processes, and more often than not, we are able to assist our clients to achieve their objective without having to embark upon a protracted adversarial trial.
We aim to help clients avoid court and resolve their disputes early on terms satisfactory to them so they can move on with their life and get back to business.
No matter the type of dispute you are faced with, we can provide support. We have extensive experience assisting with property-related disputes, building and construction disputes, professional negligence claims, disputes with banks and insurance companies, employment disputes, disputes over contracts, business disputes, consumer disputes, class actions, lease disputes, defamation claims, debt recovery.
We keep you informed every step of the way and tailor our approach to best suit the nature and complexity of each matter.
In cases where litigation or class actions are necessary, our litigation lawyers have extensive experience in all major courts and with all alternative dispute resolution processes.
We will fight fiercely for you and your rights.
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Our specialty areas include:
Banking, Finance & Insurance Disputes
Building & Construction Disputes
Company & Business Disputes (incl. Partnership Disputes)
Contract & Consumer Disputes
Liquidation & Bankruptcy
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We want to help you protect your intellectual capital and can assist in defending intellectual property disputes in order to safeguard your brand.
Intellectual property refers to an intangible and tangible creation by a person which can include designs, symbols, names, images, music, and art, that can be linked to a business and to commerce.
It’s not uncommon for most businesses to have intellectual property that protects and markets their respective business.
With extensive experience in both residential and commercial leasing disputes, our commercial litigation lawyers focus on making the process as smooth as possible to resolve leasing disputes quickly.
The common disputes we assist with include:
Commercial Leasing Disputes
- Water leaks and damage to property;
- Market rental reviews;
- Rental relief from forfeiture;
- Structural building issues;
- Recovering unpaid rent.
Residential Leasing Disputes
- Fair wear and tear disputes;
- Structural issues;
- Recovering unpaid rent;
- Evicting residential tenants.
Our goal is to work with you to resolve your matter as quickly and as cost-effectively as possible, whether you are attempting to recover money from an individual or corporate entity.
Trusts can be one of the most complex legal structures, especially when used for business or personal transactions. Trusts can also be legally implied in the context of the ownership of assets including real property. Attwood Marshall Lawyers can help assist you if a trust dispute arises, no matter how complex the dispute may be.
There are many cost-effective and timely ways to resolve disputes with a body corporate, whether you are a manager, committee member or homeowner.
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With specialised experience in all aspects of dispute resolution and commercial litigation, our commercial disputes team will help guide you towards a successful outcome.