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.

Related News & Insights

Giving evidence at a Royal Commission

Posted By on 12/02/18 at 9:08 AM

The first hearing of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry will take place today in Melbourne. Although no witnesses will be called at this initial public hearing, we thought that it would be timely to briefly summarise the rights and obligations of those summonsed to appear as a … Read more

JOY Law – litigation mitigation

Posted By on 3/02/18 at 9:44 AM

In this JOY Law segment, Paul Welling and Jack Stuk talked about commercial disputes and litigation – what it is, how it happens and how to mitigate or resolve it. Paul and Jack covered: what is litigation? how to avoid litigation by ensuring commercial relationships and agreements are properly documented (even if you are working … Read more

High Court refuses special leave to appeal, “ultimate consumer” test confirmed (for now)

Posted By on 19/12/17 at 4:39 PM

On Friday the High Court refused an application for special leave to appeal the Victorian Court of Appeal decision of IMCC Group (Australia) Pty Ltd v CB Cold Storage Pty Ltd [2017] VSCA 178 (Appeal Decision).  The Appeal Decision was significant for all landlords and tenants because it confirms that the “ultimate consumer” test is part … Read more