O’Shea & Partners Lawyers

Areas of Practice

Litigation & Dispute Resolution


We are in the business of handling disputes. We do it every day.  We work collaboratively with our clients on the formulation of a litigation strategy. Whether the litigation strategy involves working on a quick resolution of the dispute, or the advancement of the dispute to a trial, we are known for pursuing the strategy relentlessly and with absolute determination to achieve the right outcome for our clients. We have, on many occasions, been the firm called in at the final stages to salvage litigation which has gone pear shaped. 

We are led by lawyers who are experienced in conducting complex Court proceedings across a broad range of industries.  Our litigation lawyers have acted for clients with diverse needs, ranging in size from individuals to ASX listed companies.

We are known for our expertise in the following areas:

  • 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

  • Construction related disputes

  • Joint venture disputes

  • Defamation

  • Marital / Defacto property disputes

  • Corporations Act related disputes

  • General compensation claims

  • Criminal Defence (Fraud, Corporations Act and ASIC Act offences)

Recent decisions in cases we have handled: