The Litigation Team at Civic Legal use its negotiation and dispute resolution skills to assist clients to manage their disputes in the civil, commercial and corporate areas.

Our Litigation Team draws on the knowledge and experience of solicitors in other practice areas of the firm to achieve creative, practical and commercial solutions to disputes.

Where a dispute cannot be resolved by negotiation, the Litigation Team uses its litigation skills and knowledge to guide clients through the legal system, whether that be in courts or tribunals.

Our team has experience managing litigation in the High Court, Federal Court, Supreme Court, District Court, Magistrates Court and statutory tribunals such as the Liquor Licensing Court, the Wardens Court, Commercial Tribunal, Industrial Relations Tribunal, Equal Opportunity Tribunal, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, State Administrative Tribunal, Migration Review Tribunal and the Refugee Review Tribunal;

Our Litigation Team is able to assist clients to manage disputes which involve:

  • complex commercial and contractual transactions;
  • lease disputes;
  • contravention of trade practices law;
  • infringement of intellectual property rights;
  • reinforcement of securities;
  • unfair dismissal of employees;
  • construction contracts;
  • wills and estates;
  • disputes arising out of bankruptcy and liquidation;
  • family law matters, including divorce and child support.