Contract disputes can be incredibly complex and often arise as a consequence of one party to the contract breaching the terms of a contract or when the terms of a contract are unclear and ambiguous, resulting in conflicting interpretations by the parties involved. As lawyers experienced in contract dispute resolution, we have represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of disputes, including business contracts, building contracts, commercial leases, joint venture agreements, and more.
We provide with respect to essentially type of business contract dispute. Some of the more common ones include:
Following a breach of contract, the usual remedy for the affected party is financial compensation. However, there are several other ways to resolve a breach of contract dispute, including seeking an order of specific performance, which forces the other party to perform on a contractual obligation, or an injunction to restrain the other party from doing something.
The approach of our contract dispute lawyers is to first provide you with advice about your legal position after listening to you and reading any relevant documentation. We recognise that sometimes a contractual dispute does not necessarily mean that the relationship between the parties is over. As such, we adopt a firm, yet careful, negotiation approach to help the parties find a resolution that allows the relationship to continue post-dispute.
It is important that your contract dispute lawyer provides you with clear advice on your rights and obligations, including your options and prospects of success. We have helped many clients, whether they are making a claim or if allegations have been made against them. We can help you navigate the complex world of contract disputes and resolve them in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
In some instances, a contract term may be unenforceable if it is inconsistent with the law, and legislative requirements will generally prevail over inconsistent contract terms, which will be considered void. Additionally, terms may be considered unfair if a party is likely to suffer significant disadvantage or loss as a result of the other party enforcing unfair contract terms.
Misleading and deceptive conduct is another area of law that can override the terms of a contract. Conduct in trade or commerce that misleads or deceives the consumer or other businesses or is likely to mislead or deceive, is considered misleading and deceptive conduct. Our lawyers have extensive experience representing clients in such cases and achieving successful outcomes.
We are well-versed in the various remedies available for contract disputes, including termination of the contract, damages, specific performance, and injunctions. Our lawyers can help you determine which remedy is best suited to your situation and will work diligently to achieve the best possible outcome.
We understand that many disputes can be resolved without the need for a court to decide the outcome. An alternative dispute resolution or “mediation” approach is used in all legal proceedings and is beneficial to you as the process requires the parties’ lawyers to critically examine the evidence to hand. With the inclusion of the mediator, talented contract dispute litigation lawyers, and a formal setting, many disputes resolve favourably.
If you have been served with a demand letter or legal proceedings, it is essential to take the matter seriously at first instance. Our experienced lawyers can help you respond appropriately and defend erroneous or overstated claims. We know how to isolate the issue, and fight back when such allegations are made.
Overall, our goal is to help you navigate the complex world of contract disputes and resolve them in the most effective and efficient manner possible. For expert advice and representation, contact us today on 1300 794 559 or simply complete the “contact us” form and we will come back to you promptly.
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