Dispute Resolution & Litigation
Our litigation team carry on a long tradition of excellence in commercial dispute resolution at Tompkins Wake dating back nearly 100 years. Our team advises on some of the most significant, complex, high-profile cases.
We work with our clients to identify their key issues upfront so that we can tailor our approach and develop the best overall strategy to achieve their goals as quickly and as efficiently as possible. With our clients’ objectives established, we proactively pursue the prompt resolution of commercial and private disputes through direct negotiation, mediation and other dispute resolution techniques.
Our litigators work closely with our specialist teams across Tompkins Wake to provide strategic advice, tailored to our clients' specific issues and needs to ensure cost-effective and timely resolution of disputes.
Where a dispute cannot be resolved our advocates have the expertise to vigorously pursue our clients’ interests through the effective use of Court and arbitral proceedings.
What our clients are saying:
"What stands out to me in terms of working with them is that they are very easy to deal with and very knowledgeable." - Chambers and Partners Client Feedback, 2023 Asia Pacific Guide, Dispute Resolution.
"Tompkins Wake very quickly understood the implications and arguments of the matter. This, in turn, gave us confidence in their ability to handle our issue." - Chambers and Partners Client Feedback, 2023 Asia Pacific Guide, Dispute Resolution.
Areas of expertise:
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Building Disputes - Leaky Homes
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial and Property Disputes
- Commercial Arbitration
- Commercial Tender Disputes
- Competition Law Disputes
- Construction and Building Disputes
- Consumer Law
- Contract Disputes
- Coronial Inquests
- Criminal Defence
- Debt Recovery
- Insurance Disputes
- Partnership Disputes
- Privacy Act
- Regulatory Enforcement
- Regulatory Prosecution and Defence
- Shareholder Disputes
- Tender Disputes