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Litigation and dispute resolution

Our Brisbane-based commercial litigation lawyers have many years of experience in litigation and dispute resolution, securing countless successful outcomes for clients.

Cooper Grace Ward’s litigators are known for their strategic, commercial and practical approach. We build relationships with clients to run cases in a way that suits their situation and resources. Often that involves resolving disputes through negotiation outside the court process. Other times – where our clients want to run cases to trial – our commercial litigation lawyers have the experience, expertise and resources to strongly represent their interests.

Our Brisbane based litigation lawyers represent a wide range of clients nationally in litigation and disputes, including listed companies, private companies and individuals, local and foreign governments and quasi-government regulators.

Why Cooper Grace Ward gives you the edge

Our litigators have the significant advantage of being part of a large commercial law firm, which means they are able to draw on the specialist expertise of many other market-leading practice teams. Where necessary, we assemble multi-disciplinary legal teams to work on cases.

As one of the leading Brisbane based law firms, we have represented clients in high profile, hard fought, and complex business litigation cases. Our litigation lawyers help commercial clients resolve more straightforward contentious situations that arise as part of day-to-day business operations.

We work in every legal forum, from state and federal courts to alternative dispute resolution proceedings, along with tribunals of all kinds.

Cooper Grace Ward is one of the largest commercial litigation law firms in Brisbane. As such, we handle all types of disputes and legal representation including:

Market recognised litigation lawyers

Our dispute resolution team is currently recognised (whether as a team or through an individual team member) in all leading legal ranking publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500, Doyles Guide and Best Lawyers.

To speak with a corporate lawyer specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, call Cooper Grace Ward on (07) 3231 2444 or email one of our key contacts directly.

What our clients say

"A ‘pragmatic and rigorous approach to litigation’ with ‘depth of experience and talent’ ."
Chambers Global
"Cooper Grace Ward’s teams span a wide cross section of commercial sectors and readily collaborate for complex intersectional matters."
Legal 500 Asia Pacific
"Their work is consistently of the highest quality, and they provide exceptional client-focused service."
Chambers Asia Pacific
"Highly qualified, commercial, and easy to work with."
Legal 500 Asia Pacific
"The practice’s ability ‘to provide genuine contact between the client and the lawyer working the matter’ is emphasised, sources speaking of a ‘very empathetic’ approach and expressing ‘confidence that the firm is acting in one’s best interest’."
Chambers Global

Key contacts

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Rocco Russo
Partner
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Miranda Klibbe
Partner
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Graham Roberts
Partner
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Bridget Camilleri
Special Counsel
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Mali Karunaratne
Special Counsel
Brock Morgan
Brock Morgan
Special Counsel
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Ben Williams
Special Counsel

Publications

Business sales and Australian Consumer Law disputes – when will a court grant relief?

Business sales are often fertile ground for allegations of contraventions of the Australian Consumer Law, but it will take more than a misleading statement for a court to grant relief. A recent Queensland Court of Appeal case demonstrates a common scenario.

Cooper Grace Ward named in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings for 2024

Cooper Grace Ward’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has again been ranked among the top Australian practices in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings for 2024.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024 Dispute Resolution Rankings

Cooper Grace Ward is proud to share that prestigious international legal research firm Chambers & Partners has listed lead disputes partner Rocco Russo and our litigation and dispute resolution team in its 2024 rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in Australia.