Our Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team have an excellent reputation for obtaining successful and quick outcomes.
Private Sale of Industry Leading Holiday Rentals Booking Management Software Business to Public Listed Company a Breeze.
For a small business sale, the process was relatively complex and involved the sale of the business, intellectual property, transfer of staff, application and hosting servers, online application client service relationships and a myriad of provider contracts.Read more
The clients were directors of a company that provided specialist services to industrial and mining clients. The company had secured continuing service contracts and arrangements with a number of key customers and had developed an excellent reputation after only three (3) years of trading.Read more
Software developer sells intellectual property to public company in $6 million once in a lifetime deal.
Roberts Crosbie Mortensen was initially sought out by a software developer to advise in relation to an Information Memorandum and Disclaimer seeking expressions of interest in relation to the purchase of a profitable software business worth approximately $6 million that the client and others had developed following a small joint venture years earlier.Read more
Building Services Contractor sells controlling interested to Private Equity company in complex $15 million deal.
Roberts Crosbie Mortensen was appointed to act on behalf of medium sized construction company and its two (2) directors in relation to the sale of 75% of the business, the sale of a smaller related supply business controlled by one of the directors and the restructuring of the underlying corporate entities with a private equity…Read more
First home buyers gets the better of builder involved in house and land package promotion. Misrepresentations and hand amendment to building contract lead to substantial cost saving.
The clients were looking at new house and land packages with the view to purchase for their own residence. They met with a selling agent for a project home builder who showed them a site within a new subdivision and provided a promotional brochure showing a split level home that they were told could be…Read more
Two year old $60,000.00 building design fee dispute resolved and recovered after Roberts Legal was engaged and Security of Payment Law rights identified.
The client was a design and construction company. The client had been engaged by a developer to design a commercial building. The contract documents were poor and broadly contemplated that the owner would only pay for the design work if the owner did not subsequently enter into a construction contract with the builder.Read more
Failure to document Contract Variations lead to suspension and termination dispute. Unlicenced builder defeats $370,000.00 damages claim for cost to complete. Judgement for builder with indemnity costs.
The client was a residential builder who had contracted to build a large residential premises for approximately $695,000. Shortly after the the works commenced the owner instructed the builder to perform a number of significant variation that meant that the cost of the works would increase by approximately $280,000.00.Read more
Bridge supplier avoids litigation and recovers 87.5% using the Building & Construction Security of Payment Act within 14 days.
The client contracted to manufacture, supply and install a bridge in NSW. The bridge components were manufactured in France. Equipment required to erect the bridge was shipped in from Overseas.Read more
Project Manager bully gets a taste of his own medicine. Contract limiting time for Payment Schedule leads to Summary Judgment for $195,000 in the face of a back charges claim for over $450,000.
The builder contacted Roberts Crosbie Mortensen for advice as a project worth approximately $1.3million was nearing completion. The owner was represented by a project manager who was known for asserting unmeritorious claims towards the end of a project to try to avoid payment of final progress claims.Read more
Medical Fit Out claim under Security of Payment Law and major defects litigation avoided. Injunction and Supreme Court Declaration that no reference date meant Adjudication Determination was void.
The client was a medical professional who had engaged a builder to complete a commercial fit out of his new premises. The builder’s form of contract was poor.Read more
Debt collection referral for 16 year old Judgment leads to negligence claim against country Solicitor and fast recovery for client.
A debt collection agent referred a client seeking to enforce a Victorian District Court Judgment debt of approximately $120,000 (including interest) that was 16 years old. The client had made unsuccessful attempts to enforce the Judgment over the years and most recently sought the assistance of a Country NSW Solicitor.Read more
Client seeking insolvency advice walks away happy after Roberts Crosbie Mortensen identified and settled a claim for professional negligence against the previous Solicitor.
The client had engaged a local Solicitor to act in relation to a purchase of a business. The client intended to draw down money from his Superannuation and advance it to a related company to fund part of the purchase price. The balance of the price was to be paid post completion.Read more