Litigation and Dispute Resolution
We help individuals, companies and institutions in avoiding and resolving disputes.
Commercial Litigation & Commercial disputes
We manage and resolve a wide variety of commercial disputes through negotiation and mediation where possible, keeping our clients out of court wherever possible.
Our focus is on protecting our client’s commercial interests after thoroughly assessing the facts, our client’s needs and resources, the costs involved and the strengths and weaknesses of the case.
Lease & Property disputes
We act for landlords and tenants of commercial and industrial premises and retails shops. We have extensive experience in the enforcement of leases and resolution of disputes before the courts and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal ('QCAT').
INSOLVENCY, BANKRUPTCY, LIQUIDATION & VOLUNTARY ADMINISTRATION
We can support you through financial hardship and help you collect money owed by debtors. Experienced in insolvency litigation and bankruptcy, we regularly act on behalf of insolvency practitioners, liquidators, trustees in bankruptcy and insolvent parties.
We recover debts for clients ranging from small business people to large corporations. We can assist you with all aspects of your matter, including initial negotiations, drafting of documents and representing you in court.
Expert advice is critical for you to enforce or escape a contract. We facilitate prompt resolution to permit all parties to move forward with practical outcomes.
We advise employers and employees on employment contracts. You may simply want a second opinion or to be represented in State or Federal Courts.
We can help with
- employment agreements
- redundancy issues
- unfair dismissal and common law damages claims
- the preparation of employment contracts
- discrimination and equal opportunity claims
- sexual harassment issues
- industrial disputes
- workers' compensation matters
- workplace injuries
- privacy disputes
- independent contractors agreements
- unfair contract litigation
- workplace health and safety obligations
Corporate Insolvency – what are the options?
A director of a company has a duty to prevent the company from insolvent trading. There are options available to directors of companies experiencing financial difficulties. The best option will depend on the solvency of the company and the br...
Personal liability for company directors
A company is an association incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the ‘Act’). The effect of incorporation gives the company a separate entity, distinct from its directors and shareholders. It can enter into contracts, sue ...
During the meetings I had with Garland Waddington, they explained the legal direction in a way I could understand. This made me feel comfortable and confident to move forward. Excellent service.Alan Slade
A wealth of experience to draw on that made consideration of complex issues and a solution easy to understand. We have every confidence in their advice and strongly recommend them to others.R Kerr, Store City
Ken and the team at Garland Waddington are very knowledgeable and I have the utmost respect for them. Everyone I deal with always makes me feel like they have my best interests at heart.Bruce Perry
On an intellectual property licence agreement, I found them to be personable and they got the results required. Their service was reliable and prompt. I look forward to working with them into the future.Garth Chapman
A litigation issue was causing us enormous stress. We achieved the result we needed. We WON! The staff were easy to deal with. Their knowledge was outstanding and they were great communicators.Kate Marshall
We were blown away with how friendly everyone was. The staff member in particular who carried out our conveyancing work was prompt and very approachable. We were very happy with the cost as well.Paul and Lyn Thomas