Our firm is focused on providing high quality legal services, particularly in the areas of:

  • Business Disputes, Commercial Litigation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Corporate Litigation and Director's & Shareholder Disputes
  • Retention of Title and Relevant Securities Legislation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Employment Contract Disputes & Enforcement of Restraint of Trade Agreements
  • Property Disputes (including off-the-plan sales and Lease disputes)
  • Judicial review and Administrative Law
  • Building Disputes, Minor Debt Claims and other proceedings before the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Actions under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Fair Trading Act
  • Franchising Disputes
  • Body Corporate Disputes
  • Estate Disputes and Trusts

Our focus is to reach commercial outcomes at the earliest possible time and with the least expense. Of course, that may often involve the commencement and/or involvement in court proceedings. We strive to ensure that you are well informed of your options, that your matter is progressed efficiently, and that the commerciality of the matter is given paramount consideration.

Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution

We have considerable experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation, which is becoming increasingly useful in many commercial litigation matters. Derek Cronin has a specific interest in mediation, negotiation skills and ADR.