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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


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.

Lexology GTDT National Expert - Trade marks


  • 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

22 April 2024 - Knowledge

ACCC cracks down on misleading consumer guarantees and return rights for faulty goods

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Competition & Consumer Law

Recent ACCC enforcement action taken against brands highlights the importance of ensuring your business complies with consumer guarantee rights under the ACL and your obligations to refund, repair or replace faulty items.

09 April 2024 - Knowledge

Federal Court decision pierces the corporate veil for breach of director duties

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

A recent Federal Court decision has demonstrated a lifting of the limited liability protections generally afforded to company directors in circumstances where directors have breached their duties.

06 March 2024 - Knowledge

Enforcing foreign court orders in Australia: Four key requirements

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

While international arbitration has gained popularity due to the ease of enforcing international arbitral awards, a recent case shows that the four requirements in common law also support the enforcement of a foreign court judgment in Australia.

03 March 2024 - Knowledge

A warning to owners and charterers trading to Australia

#Transport, Shipping & Logistics, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation

We examine the Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s one-year ban on the bulk carrier ‘MSXT Emily’ and its implications for ship owners and charterers in terms of regulatory compliance.

08 February 2024 - Knowledge

Landmark CoR prosecutions: $2.4M fines, executive jailed and ground-breaking legal developments

#Transport, Shipping & Logistics, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation

From a series of six Chain of Responsibility prosecutions, we unpack the biggest lessons, including some ‘firsts’ under the Heavy Vehicle National Law, for businesses that own, operate, engage or deal with heavy vehicles.

08 November 2023 - Knowledge

A plea to parties: Timely and effective use of mediation in commercial disputes

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

As an experienced mediator and litigator, partner Toby Boys shares his views on why parties in commercial disputes should consider engaging in mediation at an early stage and adopt a proactive approach to alternative dispute resolution to save costs.

01 November 2023 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin: Commencement of the PID Act 2022 in NSW

#Government, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The new public interest disclosures legislation came into effect last month. Who is covered under the Act and what are their responsibilities?

03 October 2023 - Knowledge

Restraint of trade in settlement deeds

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

The NSW Court of Appeal finds that the restraint of trade doctrine applies, with some modification, to restraints agreed in the settlement of disputes over the enforceability of restraint of trade clauses.

13 September 2023 - Knowledge

Timely reminder to directors that your responsibilities do not end when a liquidator is appointed

#Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Corporate & Commercial Law

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

Indemnity and D&O Insurance: A brief summary for directors and officers

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Regulatory

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

‘Business as usual’: Doctrine of frustration in sale of business contracts

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Corporate & Commercial Law

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

Top issues referred to the new National Anti-Corruption Commission

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #White Collar Crime & Regulatory Investigations

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.