Litigation & Dispute Resolution

KHQ Lawyers acts for individuals and both large and small businesses in commercial litigation matters. We are committed to ensuring the best outcome for our clients and our focus where possible is to achieve early and effective commercial solutions without resorting to litigation.

We appreciate the costs associated with being involved in litigious proceedings and strive to ensure that our fees are reasonable and in perspective with our client’s desired outcome. Our lawyers have experience in a wide range of jurisdictions and we pride ourselves on being able to think ‘outside the box’.

  • General commercial litigation and advice.
  • Contractual disputes.
  • Property and leasing disputes.
  • Mediation and arbitration.
  • Joint venture, partnership and shareholder disputes.
  • Building and construction disputes.
  • Trade practices disputes and ACCC investigations.
  • Franchise disputes.
  • White-collar crime defence and fraud investigations.
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Injunctive proceedings.
  • Intellectual property disputes.
  • Rural law.

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Significant changes to the Bankruptcy Act

Posted By on 13/12/17 at 10:28 AM

Under a bill introduced into Parliament earlier this year, the default period for bankruptcy in Australia is proposed to be significantly reduced from three years to one year (along with various other reforms). According to the Explanatory Memorandum which accompanied the Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017, the reforms aim to: “… foster entrepreneurial behaviour … Read more

Can a restraint of trade apply to referrers?

Posted By on 30/11/17 at 7:53 AM

By Paul Welling (Principal Solicitor) and Josephine Mammone (Trainee Lawyer) We recently had cause to consider a restraint of trade clause regarding referrers.  The decision in Two Lands Services Pty Limited and 1 Ors v Gregory Robert Cave [2000] NSWSC 14 considered the validity of a referrer restraint. Background Mr Cave was employed as a … Read more

AFS licence holder cops penalty for breach of the best interests duty

Posted By on 3/11/17 at 9:26 AM

By Josephine Mammone (Trainee Lawyer), Kate Davey (Senior Associate) and Paul Welling (Principal Solicitor) On 27 October 2017, the Federal Court imposed a significant penalty, totaling $1 million, against financial services firm NSG Services Pty Ltd (NSG) in what ASIC has described as ‘the first civil penalty imposed on a financial services licensee for breaches … Read more