fbpx
MENU

Commercial Disputes

Our lawyers have over 30 years of experience in advising and advocating on behalf of parties in a broad range of commercial disputes.

How much do business lawyers cost?

Use our online calculator to estimate the cost of a business lawyer.

Cost of a Business Lawyer

Commercial disputes - Why you need a business lawyer

Financial Assets

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.

Timely Legal Services

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.

Dispute Resolution

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

Commercial disputes are disputes that arise between two business entities.
Commercial disputes can arise for a range of reasons in a range of settings. Often, these matters involve disputes over:

- Business interests;
- Property;
- Contracts;
- Employment;
- The provision of goods and services;
- Finance terms; and
- Unfair or unlawful trade activities.
Regardless of the nature of commercial disputes, they can be time consuming, costly and often create a significant personal and emotional burden for those involved. In some situations, commercial disputes can cause long-lasting damage to the reputation of the business and irreversible damage to the relationship between the parties involved.
Commercial dispute resolution is a method of solving disputes between business entities through negotiation, arbitration, mediation and litigation.
Mediation is a confidential process that involves an unrelated and unbiased third-party assisting disputing parties in coming to an agreement by facilitating conversation between the parties that promotes a mutually agreeable settlement.
Arbitration is a private process that helps settle disputes by allowing the parties to present their arguments and evidence to an arbitrator who will make a decision based on the legal rights and wrongs of the situation.
Litigation is the process of taking out legal action against an opposing party that is settled in a court of law.
You should first discuss the dispute with the other party. If this does not resolve the dispute, you can draft up a letter of demand with the assistance of a lawyer to send to the other party. This letter should outline the issues and what is demanded in relation to the outcome. If an agreement is still not reached, you may look into other methods of dispute resolution such as mediation or litigation. Solving your commercial dispute without requiring court assistance is the most cost-effective method for all parties.

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 law

Forge Legal’s business lawyers are specialists in all areas of business law and can assist you with all business law matters.

Watch Now

Trusted by thousands of clients

I needed a business lawyer I could trust. And I trusted Forge completely.

Andrew Roberts

In our most stressful times Forge’s business lawyers guided us through.

Michael Whittington

I was surprised by Forge’s complete service. They were so much more than just great business lawyers.

Patricia White

Need to talk to a business lawyer?

Please contact us to find out more about how our award-winning and respected business lawyers can make a positive difference to your business.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Your enquiry is confidential

[gravityforms id=16]
<div class='gf_browser_unknown gform_wrapper gravity-theme dfx-session-form_wrapper' id='gform_wrapper_16' > <div class='gform_heading'> <h2 class="gform_title">Free 10 Min Session</h2> <span class='gform_description'></span> </div><form method='post' enctype='multipart/form-data' id='gform_16' class='dfx-session-form' action='/commercial-disputes/' > <div class='gform_body gform-body'><div id='gform_fields_16' class='gform_fields top_label form_sublabel_below description_below'><fieldset id="field_16_1" class="gfield gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_hidden_label field_description_below hidden_label gfield_visibility_visible" ><legend class='gfield_label gfield_label_before_complex' >Name<span class="gfield_required"><span class="gfield_required gfield_required_text">(Required)</span></span></legend><div class='ginput_complex ginput_container no_prefix has_first_name no_middle_name has_last_name no_suffix gf_name_has_2 ginput_container_name' id='input_16_1'> <span id='input_16_1_3_container' class='name_first' > <input type='text' name='input_1.3' id='input_16_1_3' value='' aria-label='First name' aria-required='true' placeholder='First Name' /> <label for='input_16_1_3' class='hidden_sub_label screen-reader-text'>First</label> </span> <span id='input_16_1_6_container' class='name_last' > <input type='text' name='input_1.6' id='input_16_1_6' value='' aria-label='Last name' aria-required='true' placeholder='Last Name' /> <label for='input_16_1_6' class='hidden_sub_label screen-reader-text'>Last</label> </span> </div></fieldset><div id="field_16_2" class="gfield gfield--width-half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below hidden_label gfield_visibility_visible" ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_16_2' >Phone<span class="gfield_required"><span class="gfield_required gfield_required_text">(Required)</span></span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_phone'><input name='input_2' id='input_16_2' type='text' value='' class='large' placeholder='Phone' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /></div></div><div id="field_16_3" class="gfield gfield--width-half field_sublabel_below field_description_below hidden_label gfield_visibility_visible" ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_16_3' >Area of Law</label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_select'><select name='input_3' id='input_16_3' class='large gfield_select' aria-invalid="false" ><option value='' selected='selected' class='gf_placeholder'>Please Select</option><option value='Divorce' >Divorce</option><option value='Custody' >Custody</option><option value='Wills' >Wills</option><option value='Family Law' >Family Law</option><option value='Business Law' >Business Law</option><option value='Employment Law' >Employment Law</option><option value='Real Estate Law' >Real Estate Law</option><option value='Other' >Other</option></select></div></div><div id="field_16_4" class="gfield gform_validation_container field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible" ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_16_4' >Email</label><div class='ginput_container'><input name='input_4' id='input_16_4' type='text' value='' /></div><div class='gfield_description' id='gfield_description_16_4'>This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.</div></div></div></div> <div class='gform_footer top_label'> <input type='submit' id='gform_submit_button_16' class='gform_button button' value='Submit' onclick='if(window["gf_submitting_16"]){return false;} window["gf_submitting_16"]=true; ' onkeypress='if( event.keyCode == 13 ){ if(window["gf_submitting_16"]){return false;} window["gf_submitting_16"]=true; jQuery("#gform_16").trigger("submit",[true]); }' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='is_submit_16' value='1' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_submit' value='16' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_unique_id' value='' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='state_16' value='WyJbXSIsIjQzZWI4Mzk1M2NjYTU1NzE0MDA0MTJjODQyZjcwZjE5Il0=' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_target_page_number_16' id='gform_target_page_number_16' value='0' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_source_page_number_16' id='gform_source_page_number_16' value='1' /> <input type='hidden' name='gform_field_values' value='' /> </div> </form> </div>