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Litigation and dispute resolution

Litigation constitutes an undesirable risk to most businesses. It can be disruptive and costly in monetary terms and to your time.

Our disputes lawyers are able to pre-empt and extinguish the threat of litigation before the risk arises through strategic legal advice.

Where litigation is a realistic possibility, we are able to effectively negotiate with the other party where appropriate in order to secure your position in terms of costs if it is necessary for the matter to proceed to trial, and potentially avoid the need for the time and expense of litigation by achieving an early commercial settlement.

If however litigation has become unavoidable, our disputes lawyers can react effectively and vigorously and have a broad domestic and international knowledge base to deal with the various issues which may arise. We act in all Australian Courts and Tribunals in relation to all types of business litigation as well personal disputes.

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Using adaptive guidance, alerts and intelligence to guide you down the right path, our automated solution is the fastest and easiest way to prepare a Subpoena for court attendence and document production. Suitable for use in Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

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Deed of Settlement and Release

Use this Deed of Settlement and Release to settle any dispute by way of a single payment between the disputing parties. Includes a full release of all claims and can be used whether or not court proceedings have begun. Suitable for settling any dispute, including in debt recovery and insolvency matters.

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Protection for small businesses against unfair contract terms : ss 23 – 28 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

BACKGROUND Following public consultation processes, new laws[1] came into force on 12 November 2016 which extended existing consumer protection laws against unfair contract terms to “small business contracts” (e.g. business to business contracts). Under these laws, small businesses can also have an “unfair” term in a “standard form contract” declared

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Online copyright infringement of movies and website blocking by CSPs: Roadshow Films Pty Ltd v Telstra Corporation Ltd [2016] FCA 1503 (15 December 2016)

The Federal Court of Australia has made the first reported orders under the new s.115A of the Copyright Act 1958 (Cth) by requiring numerous Australian carriage service providers to disable access[1], for up to 3 years[2], to various websites whose “primary purpose” is the infringement or facilitation of infringement of

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Minimum employment terms and conditions in Australia

Employers who wish to sponsor skilled employees from overseas are, in summary, required under the subclass 457 scheme to provide terms and conditions which are at least equivalent to those which an Australian citizen or permanent resident would achieve performing the same work at the same location.  This is an

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