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Commercial Disputes & Litigation: Practices


Dormer Stanhope offers an experienced, high-calibre team with an outstanding track record in commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Our approach to commercial disputes is strategic, pragmatic, and client-centric. We work with our clients to provide dispute resolution strategies that are tailored to their unique circumstances and that ensure their objectives are met.

Our focus is on negotiating and resolving disputes before they escalate, or significant costs are incurred. If early resolution is not possible, we have the experience and expertise to take your matter to hearing.

Dormer Stanhope Commercial Disputes & Litigation

Our lawyers have expertise acting for both plaintiffs and defendants in a range of commercial disputes and have experience advising on complex large-scale transactions and litigation as well as ‘run-of-the-mill’ disputes in all jurisdictions, courts and tribunals.

Our team includes experienced advocates who have represented clients before Federal and State Courts, mediations, arbitrations and specialist tribunals in complex commercial transactions, and in relation to breaches of director’s duties, contract disputes, insolvency, shareholder disputes, statutory demands and partnership disputes.

Recent Cases

Moriah War Memorial College Association v Augustine Robert Nosti [2020] NSWSC 942. The first defendant was a financial controller of the plaintiff school and fraudulently diverted tax refunds totalling $7,337,282 owed to the school into his personal bank accounts, some of which were in the name of his wife, the second defendant. Dormer Stanhope acted for the second defendant.


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