One of the most important types of clauses found in most employment agreements utilised by Australian businesses are restraint of trade clauses.
Unfortunately business disputes do arise. Protecting your business is of utmost importance and we are committed to ensuring the integrity of your business remains untouched.
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Business disputes - Why you need a business lawyer
Offering strategic advice
Unfortunately, business does not always go to plan and both internal and external disputes are common. Disputes can arise in a variety of circumstances for a number of reasons. Whether you are a small or medium-sized business, we are well placed to provide you with the strategic advice you need to resolve any business disputes in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Providing support before the courts, tribunals and authorities
In the rare instance that reasoning and common sense cannot resolve a dispute, our team can support you before the various courts, tribunals and authorities throughout Australia. We will keep your best interests at the forefront of our approach so you can obtain the outcome that will best suit your business goals.
Protecting your business
number one goal when resolving business disputes is to ensure your business’ legal and financial health is protected so you do not lose all of the hard work you have placed into your business. Protecting your business is of utmost importance during the dispute resolution process, and we are committed to ensuring the integrity of your business remains untouched.
Informing you on possible risks
There is a degree of risk in being a party to a partnership as the actions of your partners can bind you to the payment of debts and expose you directly to liability. A lawyer will explain all of the possible risks associated with entering into a partnership agreement so you are well informed to make educated decisions moving forward with the agreement.
Frequently asked questions
- ADR (alternative dispute resolution) which is processes such as mediation, arbitration and determination by an expert;
- Referring to an expert;
- Sending a letter of demand;
- Hiring a debt collector; or
- Making an appearance in court or at a tribunal.
- A list of written events in chronological order, such as what each party knew and when, and what the party did and why;
- Any copies of related contracts and amendments; and
- Any other supporting documents such as letters, emails, texts, photographs.
Why choose us
We will tell you the truth at all times
We will be honest with you about your prospects of success, issues that arise or the commercial viability of your matter. The first time you come to see us, we will tell you whether you even need a lawyer.
We will respect you and your situation
Our job is not to judge anything you may have done. Our job is to guide your matter and actions moving forward to give you the best possible outcome for you, both legally and personally.
We will listen and understand your needs
We will hear not just what you want to achieve, but why you want to achieve it. We will tell you what you need to do to achieve the outcome you are after, legally, practically and emotionally.
We will stand by you all the way
Your matter doesn’t finish once a court order has been made. We will stay on your matter right up until all of the outstanding issues have been dealt with and the court orders are complied with.
We can help you through all aspects of business disputes
Forge Legal’s business lawyers are specialists in all areas of business law and can assist you with all business law matters.
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