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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

In Australia’s increasingly regulated commercial environment, if a dispute of any type emerges it is essential to have the right advice at the right time. The experience of the Addisons team in running complex litigation, arbitrations and mediations means that our clients receive the advice that will move them to resolution quickly and effectively.


The team has run complex and high profile matters in State courts as well as the Federal Court and High Court as well as specialist tribunals. Our aim is to provide clients with the best outcome, whether it be a negotiated settlement or litigated outcome.

Throughout the conduct of any litigation or dispute resolution, we constantly offer clients:

  • technical expertise in the subject matter of their litigation as well as in the litigation process itself
  • realistic ongoing assessment of prospects
  • ongoing case management to ensure cost effective outcomes
  • pro-active settlement and dispute resolution options
  • commitment to delivering results which are legally sound and commercially appropriate


Our lawyers also include qualified mediators who are trained in alternative dispute resolution processes.

Clients ask us to handle disputes in the following areas:

  • administrative law
  • arbitration
  • professional negligence
  • class actions
  • contract disputes
  • commercial property disputes
  • competition and trade practices
  • consumer protection
  • defamation and contempt
  • directors and officers liability
  • employment and restraint of trade
  • insolvency
  • intellectual property disputes
  • product liability
  • property disputes, including retail leasing


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Addisons helps Bega win battle over peanut butter packaging
03 May 2019
On 1 May 2019 the Federal Court of Australia confirmed Bega Cheese’s right to continue to use the packaging get-up or trade dress associated with the peanut butter products that it acquired as part of its purchase of the Mondelez Grocery Business in 2017. Importantly, this gives Bega Cheese the right to continue to use the current packaging of its Smooth and Crunchy Peanut Butter products.
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