Clients bring their most challenging and pressing problems to Holding Redlich.
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.
We have collaborated with Law Exchange International on a publication covering the enforcement of foreign judgements. Click to view our questions and answers on Enforcing foreign judgments in Australia.
We also share our insights into Australia’s legal framework governing commercial litigation, including key issues to consider and the procedural steps, in the 2023 Complex Commercial Litigation Guide published by Lexology Getting The Deal Through.
13 September 2023 - Knowledge
ASIC’s recent decision to ban a director who was involved in three failed companies is a timely reminder to directors that their responsibilities do not end after the appointment of a liquidator.
22 August 2023 - Knowledge
This article covers the key sources of financial protection for directors and officers, including indemnity under a company’s constitution and/or in a Deed of Access, Indemnity and Insurance, and Directors and Officers Insurance (D&O Insurance).
01 August 2023 - Knowledge
The High Court has recently considered the doctrine of frustration in the context of a sale of business contract which required the seller to carry on the business “in the usual and ordinary course” until completion, notwithstanding COVID-19 restrictions.
05 July 2023 - Knowledge
The newly opened National Anti-Corruption Commission has already received 44 referrals for potential investigations. We look at issues that have been referred and what the NACC can do.
07 June 2023 - Knowledge
A recent tribunal decision gives insight into what is, and will be ‘reasonably practicable’ in the context of establishing potential contraventions of primary and safety duties under the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
31 May 2023 - Knowledge
A recent Supreme Court decision has confirmed that the right to inspect and obtain copies of the company register under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) includes access to members’ email addresses where nominated as a means of communication.
10 May 2023 - Knowledge
The Queensland Court of Appeal has confirmed that if a tenant fails to validly exercise their lease renewal option within the required timeframe, the option lapses and equity cannot provide relief.
03 May 2023 - Knowledge
A summary of important updates in the anti-bribery and corruption space this past quarter, including the establishment of the National Anti-Corruption Commission and the potential expansion of the Federal Court’s jurisdiction to hear corporate crime matters.
19 April 2023 - Knowledge
This article discusses the grounds on which a company can apply to have a statutory demand set aside, the application process and the potential outcomes of an application.
15 March 2023 - Knowledge
There has been an uptick in the number of inquiries regarding dispute about debts, distressed companies, assets and insolvency following years of COVID-19 stress and economic downturn. This article highlights various measures creditors, debtors and guarantors can take in these circumstances.
22 February 2023 - Knowledge
The High Court has abolished the “peak indebtedness rule”, meaning that the liquidator is no longer at an advantage when the court is determining whether a transaction between a company and its creditor is voidable as an unfair preference.
14 February 2023 - Knowledge
The NSW Court of Appeal recently considered a beneficial interest claim in a case concerning a property purchased in the name of a daughter using funds provided by her dad.