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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
We can litigate in any court, are skilled in arbitration, expert determination and representing clients before commissions of inquiry and other official investigations.
10 February 2020 - Knowledge
We consider a recent Federal Court decision which confirms that for an offer of settlement to be valid as a Calderbank offer it must include an indication by the offeror that the letter may be relied upon to seek a special costs order.
05 February 2020 - Knowledge
National foreign bribery legislation, consistently criticised as being narrow in scope and inadequately enforced, could be in line for a shake-up following the release of the latest Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International that has shown Australia sitting in 12th place. We examine the rankings and look at how Australia can strengthen its anti-corruption regime in 2020.
15 January 2020 - Knowledge
The High Court has confirmed the longstanding judicial principle that legal professional privilege is a shield, not a sword.
10 December 2019 - Knowledge
We examine a recent Tribunal decision in Victoria regarding a landlord’s ability to claw back a fit-out contribution paid to a tenant upon early termination of a lease.
26 November 2019 - Knowledge
The Supreme Court of Victoria recently overturned a Tribunal decision on leases ‘jumping out’ of the Retail Leases Act during the lease term. We examine the case in detail.
06 November 2019 - Knowledge
Recent amendments brought about by the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2019 (Cth) allow for the supply of pharmaceutical benefits by approved pharmacies under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to continue following external administration or bankruptcy.
08 October 2019 - Knowledge
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 How does this differ from the property being withdrawn?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
The decision handed down by VCAT last week in Phillips v Abel  VCAT 1031 has significant implications for landlords and tenants of retail premises in Victoria with respect to the recovery of and liability for outgoings.
05 July 2019 - In the News
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National law firm Holding Redlich has announced the recruitment of two new partners and the appointment of 16 to senior positions.
27 June 2019 - Knowledge
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
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.
18 April 2019 - Knowledge
We take a look at cybersquatting - and how you can take action against it.