Corporate and Commercial Disputes

MinterEllison’s dispute resolution team has a strong reputation for effectively dealing with commercial disputes in the courts and through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms if those disputes cannot be avoided or resolved at an earlier stage. We have the experience and expertise to manage the full spectrum of disputes including high profile, complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, class actions, regulatory investigations and disputes and government inquiries.

Queensland Health Payroll System Proceedings

Acted for the State of Queensland in proceedings filed in the Supreme Court of Queensland against IBM Australia Ltd arising out of the $1.2 billion Queensland Health pay-roll and rostering computer system implementation failure.

Opes Prime collapse

Acted as the primary advisors for ANZ in the collapse of Opes Prime Stockbroking, with approximately 1,200 clients and debts to ANZ of over A$700 million, including acting on two class actions.

Westpoint Group liquidation

Acted for the liquidators of eight of the mezzanine finance companies within the Westpoint Group. Debts exceed $320million.