Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution


Private mediation 

Equal Opportunity Commission conciliation

Consumer Law

Misleading or deceptive conduct claims 

Contractual Disputes

Business related 

Construction related 

Employment related – in particular, matters involving enforcement of or breaches of post-termination restrictive covenants 

Property related 

Corporate Disputes

ASIC examinations (ss 19 & 33 notices) 

Breaches of continuous disclosure obligations 

Breaches of directors’ duties 

Oppression claims 

Statutory derivative claims 

Winding up applications on just and equitable grounds 

Defamation, Media & Social Media

Pre-publication legalling advice

Defamation concerns notices

Acting for plaintiffs or and defendants in defamation actions in all courts

Representation in disaster and crisis-management & employee fraud scenarios (often together with PR firms)

Business and brand protection advice, seeking redress for damage to corporate brand

Representation in applications to identify ‘anonymous’ posters of offensive/defamatory online content



Representation in the Supreme, District and Magistrates’ Courts of Western Australia 

Representation in Appellate Courts 

Representation in the High Court and Federal Court of Australia 

Representation in tribunals, Royal Commissions, regulator investigations and inquiries 

Discrimination and equal opportunity disputes

Mining & Resources

Mining tenement application and granted tenement disputes

Tenement forfeiture applications

Contested statutory expenditure and compliance disputes

Caveat issues and disputes

Compensation disputes

Mining royalty and access agreement issues

Disagreements between joint venturers

Representation in the Warden’s Courts before the Mining Wardens, the Supreme Court, and appellate courts

Property Disputes

Adverse possession claims 

Commercial lease disputes 

Easement claims 

Partition claims 

Proprietary and promissory estoppel claims 

  Trusts, Wills &  Estates and related matters

Business succession planning

Contentious and non-contentious probate and administration

Estate administration

Estate planning

Family Provision Act claims

Preparation of simple and complex Wills, enduring powers of attorney and guardianship, and advance health directives