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Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Clients bring their most challenging and pressing problems to Holding Redlich.

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

We seek solutions through mediation, negotiation and other dispute resolution techniques to achieve the outcomes our clients want and need. We provide cost-effective service with a strict policy of ‘no surprises’. We have litigated every conceivable type of civil and regulatory dispute, from ‘bet-the-company’ litigation and the largest commercial disputes, to disputes involving private individuals and their businesses

Expertise

We can litigate in any court, are skilled in arbitration, expert determination and representing clients before commissions of inquiry and other official investigations.  

Experience

  • the firm has a thriving intellectual property and communications law litigation practice and has been particularly successful in protecting confidential information, patent, trade mark and technology rights for clients
  • the firm has represented numerous accounting and other professional firms in professional liability and other litigation. Holding Redlich is a ‘go to’ firm for some of the largest professional firms in Australia
  • the firm has a strong reputation for representing government at all levels and government owned corporations.
     
Chris Brodrick

Chris Brodrick

Partner

Melbourne

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Kim MacKay

Kim MacKay

Partner

Melbourne

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Charles Power

Charles Power

Partner

Melbourne

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Alexandra Tighe

Alexandra Tighe

Partner

Melbourne

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Howard Rapke

Howard Rapke

Managing Partner

Melbourne

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Greg Wrobel

Greg Wrobel

Partner

Sydney

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Toby Boys

Toby Boys

Partner

Brisbane

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Paul Venus

Paul Venus

Managing Partner

Brisbane

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Recent Posts

08 October 2019 - Knowledge

Sale of land and cooling-off: Auctions and withdrawing a property

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

A recent NSW case on the sale of residential land and cooling-off asks some interesting questions. When does an auction take place? What makes an auction commence? How is a property passed-in at auction? How does this differ from the property being withdrawn?

18 July 2019 - Knowledge

Barrier to recovery of outgoings

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The decision handed down by VCAT last week in Phillips v Abel [2019] VCAT 1031 has significant implications for landlords and tenants of retail premises in Victoria with respect to the recovery of and liability for outgoings.

27 June 2019 - Knowledge

Key case considers important trademark issues

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Trademarks are an important feature of many modern businesses, establishing a business’s presence in a market by assisting it to be recognisable to consumers in that market. The Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) (the Act) enables a person or business to protect, by way of registration, a sign that is used, or intended to be used, to distinguish goods or services dealt with or provided in the course of trade by a person from goods or services so dealt with or provided by any other person.

19 June 2019 - Knowledge

Book-up credit system not unconscionable

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

A narrow majority of the High Court has dismissed an appeal by ASIC, finding that a general store owner’s informal ‘book-up’ system that supplied credit to Anangu customers in South Australia’s APY Lands was not unconscionable.

26 March 2019 - Knowledge

Will your employer protect you if the regulator comes knocking?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Corporate & Commercial Law

The news that IOOF’s CFO has secured separate legal representation to that of his company in Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s action against five IOOF directors and executives has delivered an important reminder to all senior executives

27 November 2018 - Knowledge

Insolvency: Year in review

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Significant insolvency legislative reforms were introduced in 2017. One year on, we assess what changes, if any, these reforms have had on the insolvency market in Australia.

29 October 2018 - Knowledge

Decision confirms that shares can be transferred to third party without owner’s consent

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The NSW Supreme Court has handed down a decision approving an application by a deed administrator to transfer shares to a third party despite the absence of consent from the owners of the shares.

08 October 2018 - Knowledge

Royal Commission into the Aged Care sector: Why individuals rather than corporations stand to lose the most

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The year opened with a high-profile royal commission with far-reaching consequences and significant fall-out - and the year is set to close with another. The recently announced Royal Commission into the Aged Care sector will tackle issues that go to the heart of our aging population – opening up the industry for a forensic grilling.

26 June 2018 - Media Release

Holding Redlich appoints new dispute resolution and litigation partner

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

National law firm Holding Redlich has welcomed new partner Kimberley MacKay to its Melbourne Dispute Resolution & Litigation practice group.