Dispute Resolution

Dispute resolution can be a relatively simple exercise if a compromise can be negotiated and agreed upon by both parties through advocacy, mediation & arbitration. Diamond Conway has resolved 1000's of civil and commercial disputes, with the majority settled without litigation.

Call us today on 02 9222 8000.

Dispute Resolution

Disputes can arise from a range of matters including business matters, family matters or even building and construction matters.

Regardless of the origin of the dispute, no one wants to end up settling matters in court. This is where dispute resolution comes in.

Diamond Conway Lawyers offer legal advice in the following areas of Dispute Resolution Law:


Advocacy is the art of persuasion. Effective preparation and presentation of your Court case is critical to achieve your best outcome.

Diamond Conway can advocate for you in or out of court, in negotiating an agreement that ensures the best outcome for you. Call us on 02 9222 8000 to discuss your concerns.

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Arbitration & Mediation

Arbitration and Mediation are methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

Both systems involve third party assistance in the settlement of disputes outside of the court system.

Diamond Conway can advise you on negotiating your way through the process of ADR and advocate for you. Call us today on 02 9222 8000 to find out how.

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Commercial Litigation

Commercial litigation is the process of using the court system to resolve disputes attributed through commercial activities.

There are a broad range of disputes that fall under the banner of Commercial; including disputes over contracts, employment, intellectual property and more.

Call Diamond Conway today on 02 9222 8000 to find out more about resolving your commercial dispute.

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Estate Litigation

As with will disputes, often the estates of deceased person’s needs resolving with the help of legal representatives.

Estate litigation can be a complex area of law that also involves a high level of emotion for those seeking mediation, litigation or arbitration. Valuing and distribution of a deceased estate is greatly assisted by a high level of knowledge and experience from a legal team. Diamond Conway can help with your Estate dispute, call them today on 02 9222 8000.

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Are you seeking compensation or looking to defend your compensation case? Dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration may be of use to you.

If you have been injured caused by another person or group, you may be entitled to a range of payments including weekly or one-off payments, medical bills payment and rehabilitation assistance payment. Diamond Conway’s experienced compensation lawyers may be able to help you maximise your claim and help you get the payment you deserve. Call us on 02 9222 8000.

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Our Dispute Resolution Lawyers

Diamond Conway has a wealth of experience in negotiating and advocating for our clients in and out of court. We bring a track record of success in dispute resolution to your case, giving you the peace of mind to focus on your commercial aspirations.  

Call Diamond Conway on 02 9222 8000 to find out how we can help you to resolve any issues efficiently and effectively.


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Michaela Money/PARTNER
John Stinson/PARTNER
Michael Tzirtzilakis/PARTNER
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Krishneel Nath/ASSOCIATE
Matthew Hudspeth/SOLICITOR
Louise Bedson/CONSULTANT

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Release of Rights to Family Provision Claims
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Bad news for Developers and for home-buyers
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Enduring Powers of Attorney in NSW
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The High Court’s unfortunate analysis in Clark V Macourt
Let’s hope it’s not a seminal decision! The decision in Clark v Macourt is a terrific example of the idea that the High Court is right because it’s final, not final because it's right. The High Court has ruled that in quantifying the damage a person has suffered as a result of breach of contract, the actual loss suffered by the person is wholly and utterly irrelevant. Well the Court didn’t actually say that, but that is indeed the effect of the decision.
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Can a person be left out of a Will?
A look at some cases on estrangement Children of any age and other eligible persons (as defined under the Succession Act 2006) have the right to make a claim on an estate for provision (or more than they were left under the Will) for their maintenance, education and advancement in life. This is known as a family provision claim.
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The Short Lives Of Testamentary And Family Trusts
Trusts, which are colloquially known as “testamentary” or “family trusts” have one thing in common. That is that the Trustee can pick and choose from within a wide group of beneficiaries how to distribute the trust income and capital from time to time. This provides significant opportunity for a reduction of various taxes, protection from creditors and estate planning generally. However, unlike companies, such trusts cannot go on forever.
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457 Laws Get Tough!
On 27 June 2013 the Government’s proposed changes to the subclass 457 visa program set out in the Migration Amendment (Temporary Sponsored Visa) Bill 2013 passed through the Senate. The Bill is currently awaiting royal assent and it is likely that the changes will take effect as a matter of priority.
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Nomination Requirements and the Significant Investor Visa
The Significant Investor Visa arrangements require that applicants for the provisional 188 and subsequent 888 permanent residence visas have state nomination in place.
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The 5 Million Dollar Visa!
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The National Business Name Register
Has your business registered its business name? ASIC is making life easier by cutting the red tape…
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Government to get tough on hiring of illegal workers
Immigration Minister Chris Bowen announced the federal government will introduce new laws next year to crack down on the hiring of illegal workers.
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Retailers and Manufacturers Beware!
New Warranty Rules Apply from 1 January 2012 - From 1 January 2012, new rules will govern the wording of warranties given by suppliers to consumers who purchase goods and services...
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Retention of Title
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A New Source of Director Liability
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