Commercial Disputes & Litigation


Our lawyers have particular expertise in commercial litigation. Our cumulative experience includes advising on complex large-scale transactions and litigation and ‘run of the mill’ disputes in all jurisdictions, courts and tribunals.

Dormer Stanhope offers an experienced, high calibre team with an outstanding track record in litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Our team includes experienced advocates who have represented clients before Federal and State Courts, mediations, arbitrations and specialist tribunals in complex commercial, professional negligence, tax, banking and finance, equity and trusts, insurance, compensation, media, defamation, insolvency, employment and partnership disputes.

Dormer Stanhope Commercial Disputes & Litigation

We take a cost effective approach to dispute resolution and litigation. Where possible, our focus is on negotiating and resolving disputes before significant costs are incurred. If early resolution is not possible, we have the experience and expertise to take your matter to hearing.

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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