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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.  

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.

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.
     

Recent Posts

21 September 2021 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The AMA has called on National Cabinet to act urgently on nationally consistent public health orders for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all healthcare workers and said legal protection should also be given to healthcare employers who mandate vaccinations for all their staff.

15 September 2021 - Knowledge

Will the legislature bring defamation law regarding publication on social media platforms into the 21st century?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Technology, Media & Telecommunications

The High Court has confirmed that parties who manage public Facebook pages are ‘publishers’ of third-party comments on their page and are legally responsible for any defamatory comments.

15 September 2021 - Knowledge

Dispute resolution across international borders: Should we be using arbitration?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The use of commercial arbitration by Australian companies is increasing, especially in the context of cross-border business.

14 September 2021 - Knowledge

Dispute resolution: A practical alternative to costly litigation

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

In the first part of our dispute resolution series for Dynamic Business, we examine the practicality of alternative dispute resolution processes in the commercial world.

14 September 2021 - Knowledge

Dispute resolution: How facilitators can simplify commercial negotiations

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In the second part of our dispute resolution series for Dynamic Business, we break down the role of an independent person who can facilitate discussions between parties, help them to resolve their differences and get back to business.

14 September 2021 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The lack of a clear blueprint for vaccination ‘passports’ that addresses public concerns around safety and security risks is undermining the implementation of vaccine mandates, warns the Australia Institute’s Centre for Responsible Technology.

13 September 2021 - Knowledge

 Hub Street appeal – what does it mean for arbitration in Australia?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

We review a case where enforcement of an international arbitration award was refused on appeal – is this a ‘reality check’ for Australia’s pro-arbitration position?

07 September 2021 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Services Australia is to administer a new scheme from Monday (6 September) compensating members of the public who lose income due to an adverse reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine.

01 September 2021 - Knowledge

ASIC abandons its ‘why not litigate’ approach to enforcement – what’s next for auditors?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services

In its latest corporate plan, ASIC pivots away from its ‘why not litigate’ enforcement approach and reports on its first criminal prosecution for auditing breaches. Will this impact auditors’ existing obligations?

31 August 2021 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

From 1 September 2021, thousands of Australians living with schizophrenia, liver disease, lymphoma and anaphylaxis will have access to new treatments through new and amended listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

25 August 2021 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

A digital lunchbox launched by Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, aims to get people thinking about making both healthy and sustainable food choices and what they might be eating in the future.

18 August 2021 - Knowledge

When can a beneficiary claim joint legal professional privilege over advice obtained by a trustee?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services

We explore the principles controlling joint legal professional privilege between a trustee and a beneficiary of a superannuation fund, and whether a representative applicant in a class action has joint privilege in legal advice with other group members.