Dispute Resolution

We recognise that the risk of dispute goes hand-in-hand with the best business opportunities.

That’s why we’ve worked hard to assemble a talented dispute resolution team with a breadth of experience in alternative dispute resolution and preventative strategies to manage potential risk in your business and to help you address disputes strategically and in a way that keeps you ahead.

And when the gloves are off, our team can advise you with confidence and clarity on the most demanding and specialised litigation drawing from a wealth of litigation experience in all courts, specialist tribunals and jurisdictions to advocate for and best protect your commercial interests.

Protecting your business is our business.

Our dispute resolution expertise includes:

  • complex disputes and e-discovery
  • commercial and contractual disputes
  • corporations, partnership and trust disputes
  • building and construction disputes
  • corporate insolvency and bankruptcy
  • employment disputes
  • property, owners corporation and leasing disputes
  • competition and consumer law
  • product and professional liability claims
  • environmental and contamination disputes
  • brand, patent and intellectual property protection
  • trade and manufacturing disputes
  • advice on cross jurisdictional disputes, including in Europe, Asia and USA

Why Kalus Kenny Intelex?

Our approach is proactive and personal. We make a point of understanding your business and the sensitivity and commercial context of your dispute before crafting a case strategy.

Litigation demystified. The complexities and pitfalls of litigation can be daunting. We make it our job to break down those barriers and develop a strategy in consultation with you that fits your commercial objectives.

The right tech for the job. We embrace the technology demands of the business world, including e-discovery review platforms and document exchange for major litigation.

We back you by backing ourselves. Your legal advice shouldn’t be hard to understand. We make a point of difference by giving clear recommendations at every step of the way, drawn from our 25 years of experience as negotiators and dispute resolution practitioners.

A different type of Litigation lawyer.

Our Dispute Resolution Team

Jonathan Kenny


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Sven Burchartz


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Heather Richardson


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Peter Lettieri


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Isabella Royce


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Service Knowledge Base

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120 years of contract law overturned by High Court of Australia

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