Carneys Lawyers have an experienced team of Commercial Litigation lawyers led by partners who are accredited specialists in Commercial Litigation. We practise in the Supreme Court, Federal Court of Australia and all other courts and tribunals.
We give realistic and understandable advice, guiding clients towards the most successful outcomes available.
Carneys Lawyers are also experienced in acting for trustees in bankruptcy and liquidators in insolvency. Carneys have acted on numerous high profile and complex insolvency administrations encompassing all aspects of corporate insolvencies. This includes liquidations, receiverships, Administrations, Deeds of Company Arrangement and Schemes of Arrangement. Carneys have advised directors affected by Deeds of Company Arrangement on their rights and remedies available providing advice on defences involving alleged breaches of directors duties.
Carneys provide clear and realistic advice guiding clients towards the most successful outcomes available. We recognise that litigation can be difficult and where possible we aim to eliminate the registry of court and resolve business disputes in an adversarial way as we are also experienced in the use of mediation and settlement conferences.
Where litigation through the courts of tribunals is necessary. We work with our clients to keep them up to date with their prospects of success, costs and progress. We are able to immediately commence court proceedings seeking any orders necessary. Our lawyers are experience advocates who appear in court daily.
Carneys have acted on numerous high profile and complex insolvency administrations encompassing all aspects of corporate insolvency including; liquidations, receiverships, administrations, deeds of company arrangement and schemes of arrangement.
Carneys have advised directors affected by deeds of company arrangements on their rights and remedies available and have been involved in complex litigation involving alleged breaches of directors duties.
Areas of Expertise
- Corporations Act, Directors duties, responsibilities, shareholder and partnership disputes.
- Claims under the Consumer Law.
- Contractual Disputes.
- Equity proceedings including injunctions, claims arising from contracts for sale of land, rectification and constructive trusts.
- Debt recovery, insolvency and bankruptcy.
- Intellectual property claims.
- Franchise disputes.
- Succession Act claims and contested Wills.
- Building and Construction Law.
- Land and Environment Court proceedings.
- Class Actions.
- Professional negligence actions