dispute resolution & litigation

Brown Wright Stein provides strategic advice in both protecting and enhancing the interests of our clients in the resolution of complex disputes. Our dispute resolution team has an excellent track record in advising some of Australia’s largest retailers, publicly listed companies, professional partnerships, SMEs and owner-managed businesses across a broad range of legal subject matters.

Our lawyers are highly qualified in commercial litigation with proven experience in all major courts and tribunals. We offer expertise in every manner of alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration and when disputes do escalate, our clients are secure in knowing that our litigators have the knowledge and “know how” to tackle any challenge that may emerge.

The client service philosophy in which we operate involves the development of robust relationships with our clients allowing us to gain a thorough understanding of their business and of their commercial imperatives. We are then best placed to minimise our clients’ exposure to risk and offer solutions to clients involved in disputes that are practical, competitive and commercially focused. This is a hallmark of our approach.

Our dispute resolution & litigation team are specialists in:

  • Banking and finance litigation

  • Commercial & consumer law - including breach of ACL

  • Contract disputes

  • Corporations Act litigation

  • Debt recovery and problems with competitors

  • Disputes with revenue authorities including the ATO and Office of State Revenue

  • Intellectual property disputes

  • Insolvency litigation

  • Insurance disputes

  • Mediations, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution

  • Negligence claims

  • Partnership and shareholder disputes

  • Trade practices litigation

  • Partnership & shareholder disputes

  • Property disputes - including breach of lease

  • Regulatory inquiries and investigations – including by ASIC, ACCC and ATO

  • Taxation disputes - including ATO, Office of State Revenue investigations and audits

  • Trust disputes

  • Urgent applications for injunctions and freezing orders

  • Will & estate disputes - including family provision claims and applications for financial management

dispute resolution & litigation team


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