Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Litigation
Dispute Resolution, Insolvency, Commercial and Estate Litigation Law
Wherever possible we assist clients to avoid disputes, but we realise that these are sometimes an inevitable part of doing business.
Bell Legal Group works with our clients to provide cost effective practical advice on litigation strategies that realistically identify the prospects of success as well as exploring alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation and arbitration.
We have the skills, expertise and resources to conduct large scale litigation cases in all Courts throughout Australia.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do litigation lawyers approach alternative dispute resolution methods?
Litigation and dispute lawyers often explore alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods, such as negotiation or mediation, to resolve cases without going to trial. They assess the suitability of ADR based on the specific circumstances of the case.
What is the process of dispute resolution?
Rather than going to court, the parties are able to work together within a predetermined framework to resolve even the most contentious disputes in a way that everyone satisfied with. The most prevalent forms of alternative dispute resolution include arbitration, mediation, conciliation and case appraisal.
What is dispute resolution, and how does it differ from litigation?
Dispute resolution is a broader term encompassing methods to resolve conflicts without going to court, including negotiation and mediation. Litigation involves legal action through the court system. Understanding these distinctions helps in choosing the most suitable approach for a specific situation.
How does litigation play a role in resolving insolvency issues?
Litigation may be necessary in insolvency cases to protect creditors’ interests, challenge transactions, or address breaches of trustee duties. A skilled litigation lawyer is crucial in navigating these complexities.
Can dispute resolution prevent insolvency-related litigation in business matters?
Yes, effective dispute resolution can prevent the escalation of issues to litigation, helping parties find common ground and avoid the potentially detrimental consequences of insolvency-related disputes.
When should a business consider dispute resolution instead of litigation?
Businesses should consider dispute resolution when seeking a faster and cost-effective solution. Mediation or negotiation may be preferable for preserving relationships and achieving a mutually agreed-upon resolution.
What types of cases do litigation lawyers handle?
Litigation lawyers on the Gold Coast handle a diverse range of cases, including civil disputes, commercial litigation, employment disputes, family law matters, and more.
How do I know if I need a litigation lawyer for my legal matter?
If you are facing a legal dispute and it seems like alternative dispute resolution methods are not working, you may end up in court and needing legal representation. Consulting with a litigation lawyer is advisable. They can assess your situation and provide guidance on the best course of action.