Litigation & Dispute Resolution

We are experts at handling disputes — we do it every day. By working collaboratively with our clients, we can ensure that we achieve the right outcomes, even when things don’t go as planned.


Handling disputes is what our business is built on. It is our practice to make sure that our clients are involved throughout the process — working collaboratively to formulate litigation strategies. This approach allows us to deliver the right results.

Whether the litigation strategy involves working on a quick resolution or the advancement of the dispute to a trial, we are known for relentlessly pursuing the strategy. We do it with absolute determination.

On many occasions, we have been the firm requested in the final stages to salvage litigation that isn't working.

Our specialties

We are led by lawyers with vast experience and knowledge in conducting complex Court proceedings across a broad range of industries. Our litigation lawyers have acted for clients with incredibly diverse needs — ranging in size from individuals to ASX-listed companies. We have built a strong reputation for providing expertise in the following services:

  • Construction-related disputes
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Insolvency-related disputes
  • Franchise disputes
  • Tax disputes with the ATO
  • Property-related disputes
  • Loan and securities enforcement and litigation
  • Joint-venture disputes
  • Defamation
  • Corporations Act related disputes
  • General compensation claims
  • Criminal Defence (Fraud, Corporations Act and ASIC Act offences)

“Tom O’Shea has acted for various companies within our group over the last eight years, covering commercial, litigation, structured share sales and property transactions. Tom is well-informed, balanced and detailed in his approach, and he has a great commercial mind. I have a very high regard for Tom and recommend him without hesitation.”

Dowling Group

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If you have an enquiry, or would like to learn more about our Litigation & Dispute Resolution services, get in touch with us today.

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