When our clients need to resolve disputes, we are in their corner. We take a highly strategic and commercial approach to disputes. We do not allow disputes to just ‘run their course’ – unless of course that is the client’s preference.
We are also acutely aware of reputational and commercial issues associated with disputes and regulatory actions, and we actively manage these factors in our practice.
Our expertise spans litigation and dispute resolution regarding:
- banking and financial services
- commercial and contracts
- private client
- property and building
- regulatory investigations, and
We act in all courts and jurisdictions, and handle disputes and litigation arising interstate and overseas. We are also highly skilled in alternative dispute resolution and have significant expertise in risk management and compliance.
A number of our senior lawyers are named in the Best Lawyers list.
‘Hall & Wilcox's expertise encompasses restructuring issues, turnarounds, bankruptcies, receiverships, voluntary administrations and liquidations alongside corporate recovery, distressed trading, security enforcement and insolvency-related litigation experience’.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
Thinking| 25 Mar 2020
Stimulus packages and economic response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) to assist Australian businesses
With COVID-19 impacting all areas of life, the Federal Government has announced its second economic stimulus package, bringing the total economic value to $189 billion. Our Commercial Dispute Resolution team explains what this means. In addition, we look at initiatives announced by State governments and what steps the four major banks have recently announced.
Thinking| 23 Mar 2020
When our clients need to resolve disputes, we are in their corner. We take a highly strategic and commercial approach to disputes. We do not allow disputes to just ‘run their course’ – unless of course that is the client’s preference. We are also acutely aware of reputational and commercial issues associated with disputes and […]
Thinking| 23 Mar 2020
COVID-19 update: Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses – changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
The Federal Government has announced a package of changes to Australian insolvency and bankruptcy laws to provide some relief to businesses and individuals who may face financial distress from the economic impacts of the current health crisis.
Thinking| 17 Mar 2020
No one could have predicted how important the 'safe harbour' regime (implemented in September 2017) is about to become, given the escalating stress on businesses of COVID-19.