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Commercial disputes - Why you need a business lawyer
Explaining your options
When dealing with disputes between two business entities, it is important to understand your options or the path to take that suits your individual needs. A lawyer can assess your case and explain what would be the best course of action for you moving forward, whether it be progressing to a hearing or entering less costly alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation.
Selecting the right option for you
Once a lawyer has educated you on all of the possible options, they will work with you to determine which option can best resolve your commercial dispute. Each dispute can be handled differently, so by seeking legal advice you will be working with an experienced lawyer who has dealt with a variety of cases in the past that have produced positive results.
Producing a positive outcome
It may seem like you will never reach a positive outcome amid a complex commercial dispute. We can help you dissolve commercial disputes as quickly and painlessly as possible to produce a positive outcome for all parties involved, by working alongside you every step of the way and warning you of any other issues that may impact your business and your case.
Frequently asked questions
- Business interests;
- The provision of goods and services;
- Finance terms; and
- Unfair or unlawful trade activities.
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.
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