Our Practice Areas

 

Building and Construction

We act for individuals, builders, developers and government organisations.

From the planning, tender stages, through to administration, construction and completion, our specialist services are tailored to assist in the most profitable outcome.

Our team are specialists in the following areas:

  • Building and construction contracts
  • Project due diligence
  • Planning
  • Contract administration
  • Dispute resolution
  • Progress claims
  • Variations, latent conditions, extensions of time and liquidated damages claims

Property

In addition to our Building and Construction experience, our team has more than two decades of experience in all aspects of property acquisition and development.

Our specific experience includes the following:

  • Due diligence
  • Acquisitions (purchase and sale)
  • Leasing
  • Caveats
  • Easements
  • Boundary issues
  • Dividing fences matters
  • Noise and nuisance,

as well as all general property related matters and an offering in planning matters.

Business and Commercial

We offer business and commercial advice from acquisitions, due diligence, disputes and alternative dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation.

More details of our experience in business and commercial matters are set out under the specific business areas of offering. We provide pragmatic and efficient advice to set up a new venture, or to avoid unnecessary disputes. However, if disputes are unavoidable, our track record of successful results for our variety of clients is such that we are pleased to offer this service to you or your business.

Corporate Law

Combined with our other specialist disciplines, our team has experience in: shareholder agreements, director disputes, shareholder oppression, PPSA and PPSR and structuring advice.

Our advice also extends to examinations by ASIC and enquiries as well as white collar crime allegations.

Strata Law

From the drafting of by-laws, strata management agreements, defect claims and general strata related issues, our team is experienced in assisting with all strata related matters. Coupled with our Building, Construction and Property expertise, we are well equipped to advise on all strata matters and disputes.

We have acted for strata schemes ranging from 4 to 697 lots, and have an extensive network of consultants to assist in every facet of strata law.

Exclusive Criminal Matters

Our principal and our teams’ network have experience in advising both individual and corporate clients in relation to various matters. The service provided is discrete and we ensure the utmost confidentiality for all of our clients.

We offer our clients advice and representation in relation to white collar crime, serious (indictable) offences, misdemeanours (summary) offences and have an expansive network of reputable legal minds in this area of the law.

Commercial Litigation

Our core practice area revolves around commercial disputes. In addition to the specialised areas set out in the services that we provide our clients, we have more than  combined two decades of litigation success in most Australian jurisdictions.

These include:

NSW:

  • Local Court of NSW
  • District Court of NSW
  • Supreme Court of NSW
  • NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • NSW Court of Appeal

VIC:

  • The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
  • Magistrates Court
  • County Court
  • Supreme Court
  • Federal Court

QLD:

  • The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Magistrates Court
  • District Court
  • Supreme Court
  • Federal Court

Federal:

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Federal Circuit of Australia
  • Industrial Relations Commission

 

From debt recovery, family disputes and complex commercial and business disputes, our team possess the requisite expertise to provide distinguished advice to our clients and to achieve the most commercial and sensible outcome possible.

Our team is also focused on the most effective and efficient  resolution possible and will exhaust all  Alternative Dispute Resolution processes, such as Mediation, Arbitration and informal settlement conferences, where possible.

We have an extensive background in all avenues of Alternative Dispute Resolution and are well equipped to resolve your dispute prior to litigating.

Contact us about your matter