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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
  • Arbitration
  • 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
  • Defamation
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Liquidations
  • Negligence
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Privacy Act
  • Regulatory Enforcement
  • Regulatory Prosecution and Defence
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Tender Disputes
  • Mediation
  • Aviation Law Disputes
  • Building Act 2004

Dispute Resolution & Litigation team

Chen Jiang

Partner

Daniel Erickson

Partner

Fiona Mackenzie

Partner

Fraser Wood

Partner

James MacGillivray

Partner

Kate Cornegé

Partner

Kate Sullivan

Partner

Mark Hammond

Partner

Stephanie Ambler

Partner

Wayne Hofer

Partner

Megan Crocket

Special Counsel

Becky Brown

Senior Associate

Catharina Chung

Senior Associate

Damandeep Sadhra

Senior Associate

Helen Radinovich

Senior Associate

Kerryn Webster

Senior Associate

Laura McLoughlin-Ware

Senior Associate

Leo Huang

Senior Associate

Mansi Rathod

Senior Associate

Michelle Urquhart

Senior Associate

Morgan Brady

Senior Associate

Rebecca Dean

Senior Associate

Olivia Morgan

Senior Associate

Katie Hollister-Jones

Associate

Katie Mills

Associate

Laura Fischer

Associate

Tom Jarman

Associate

Brandon Hayes

Senior Solicitor

Caitlyn Frost

Senior Solicitor

Charlotte Lunt

Senior Solicitor

Drisana Sheely

Senior Solicitor

Gordon Chan

Senior Solicitor

Grace Walker

Senior Solicitor

Bayley Kalach

Solicitor

Clara Whitcombe

Solicitor

Courtney Wi

Solicitor

Dan McGill

Solicitor

Frankie Pepperell

Solicitor

Kayla Flintoft

Solicitor

Keeli McNicholas

Solicitor

Lucy Edmond

Solicitor

Manveer Bassan

Solicitor

Rosalie Reeves

Solicitor

Samantha Edwards

Solicitor

Connor Gordon

Law Clerk

Jess Vergeest

Law Clerk

Jordan Harris

Law Clerk

Minahil Rizwan

Law Clerk

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