Our team has the expertise to assist and advise clients in cross-border disputes. Our principal lawyer and head of our Disputes Team, Meghan Warren is admitted to practice as a lawyer both in Australia and in the United States (New York State).
We bring strategic, commercial and pragmatic solutions to disputes and we are committed to obtaining the best outcomes for you. We understand that your time is precious and disputes are challenging in more ways than one. We recognise that the cost of a legal dispute is not just financial and we understand the impact that a dispute can have on your time, energy, business, personal and day-to-day life. We aim to bring peace of mind and to ease those burdens.
We are highly experienced in alternative dispute resolution and risk mitigation strategies including in settlement conferences, mediation and arbitration. Where litigation cannot be avoided, we are experienced litigators in all Australian state jurisdictions, the Federal Court of Australia, High Court of Australia and, internationally, in the United States.
Our principal lawyer and head of our Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution team, Meghan Warren is admitted to practice as an Australian legal practitioner in addition to an Attorney at Law to the New York State Bar in the United States.
Our team is able to assist in international commercial disputes. This includes applications under section 1782 of Title 28 of the United States Code which allow a party in a non-United States proceeding to obtain discovery from a US based entity for use in foreign (Australia and other nations) proceedings.
At Burke & Associates Lawyers we endeavour to achieve the best possible results to enable you to get on with your life without being involved in protracted disputes.
We handle business, commercial, corporate, intellectual property, contract, equity, finance, building, construction, property, and estate disputes.
Principal lawyer and head of our International Disputes Team, Meghan Warren, is admitted to practice as an Australian legal practitioner and as an Attorney-at-Law to the New York State Bar in the United States.
How can we help
Our Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution team assists with:
- Risk mitigation strategies
- Alternative dispute resolution
- Business and contractual disputes
- Commercial litigation
- International commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution (where proceedings, parties, witnesses or events may be based in Australia, United States and / or other nations)
- Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) disputes
- Shareholder, corporate partnership disputes
- Breach of director duties
- Building and construction disputes
- Property and commercial leasing disputes
- Debt recovery