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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.
     
Paul Venus

Paul Venus

Managing Partner

Brisbane

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Toby Boys

Toby Boys

Partner

Brisbane

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Chris Brodrick

Chris Brodrick

Partner

Melbourne

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Charles Power

Charles Power

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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Recent Posts

26 June 2018 - Media Release

Holding Redlich appoints new dispute resolution and litigation partner

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

14 June 2018 - Knowledge

Legislative fix: Laws covering commissions payable to real estate agents set to change

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Significantly reducing the likelihood of claims being made by consumers who signed a flawed property sales form, the Victorian Government has announced that amendments will be made to the Estate Agents Act 1980 (Vic) which stipulates the circumstances in which commissions are payable to real estate agents.

04 June 2018 - Knowledge

Decision sparks uncertainty for Victorian property industry

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Potentially resulting in a huge windfall for anybody who has sold a property through a real estate agent in Victoria in recent years, the case of Advisory Services Pty Ltd (Trading as Ray White St Albans) v Stella Augustin has sent ripples of uncertainty through the Victorian property industry.

24 May 2018 - Knowledge

Tax alert: ATO contacting Credit Suisse clients

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Recent reports in the Australian Financial Review say that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been contacting private clients of Credit Suisse in regards to what it considers suspicious transactions and secret overseas accounts.

18 April 2018 - Knowledge

Australian companies take note: You could be liable for failing to prevent your associates from engaging in foreign bribery

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Australian companies who conduct business abroad need to be aware of the imminent substantial change to the law regarding foreign bribery offences. If Australian companies fail to prevent their associates from engaging in foreign bribery, they could be subject to large penalties.

12 February 2018 - Knowledge

Key cases that transformed the legal landscape in 2017 - and how they will impact your business

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With 2017 now behind us, it is timely to reflect upon significant decisions in the past year which will impact your business. From a record award of damages for defamation, to the first decision under...

22 January 2018 - Knowledge

Why executives - and former executives - in the banking, superannuation and financial services sectors should be on standby for scrutiny

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As the business world kicks into action for the new year, there may have been little rest over the holidays for directors and officers in the banking, superannuation and financial services industry.

02 November 2017 - Knowledge

Federal Court imposes first civil penalty against financial services licensee for breaches of the best interests and appropriate advice duties

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NSG Services (now named Golden Financial Group Pty Ltd) is a financial advice firm which advises private clients with respect to life risk insurance and superannuation products. Recently, the Victorian Federal Court ordered that NSG Services pay a $1 million civil penalty for 20 contraventions of the Corporations Act resulting from breaches of sections 961B and 961G by five of its representatives...

11 October 2017 - Knowledge

Arbitration update - October 2017

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Samsung CT Corporation, in the matter of Samsung CT Corporation [2017] FCA 1169: The limits of the Court’s jurisdiction to issue subpoenas under section23 of the IAA. Section 23 of the International Arbitration Act 1974 (Cth) (IAA) provides that a party to arbitral proceedings commenced pursuant to an arbitration agreement may apply to a court to issue a subpoena...

03 October 2017 - Knowledge

Company directors and managers take note: you can be held personally liable for your company’s environmental law breach

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As company directors and managers can be personally prosecuted for breaches of environmental laws, it is essential that they are aware of liability under environmental laws and are also up-to-date on ...

24 August 2017 - Knowledge

Is it repudiatory for a vendor to erroneously claim interest after issuing a notice to complete?

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Mehmet v Carter [2017] NSWSC 1067 Interest for delayed completion - A fraught situation can arise where a land sale contract fails to complete and where its terms entitle the vendor to interest on the balance of the purchase price if this failure was not the vendor’s fault (often regardless of whether it was also the purchaser’s fault)...