Woods & Day Solicitors has a proven track record of providing sound, practical legal advice to businesses and consumers in complex commercial disputes, where we have obtained favourable results for our clients in areas of debt collection and other matters.
Our commercial lawyers pride themselves on their in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of commercial law and have experience representing commercial clients in a wide range of commercial litigations, which they draw on to maximise our client’s chances of obtaining a commercial resolution to their matter.
Our commercial litigation experience in Melbourne includes:
We use a holistic approach, which focuses not just on the legal problem at hand but also aims at understanding our client’s commercial needs so that we can tailor our approach to best suit those needs and seek a resolution in line with your business’ commercial interests.
We understand that commercial litigation is a costly and stressful process, and our commercial lawyers aim to provide a safe pair of hands to guide our clients’ through the process with minimum fuss, using an approach that strikes a balance of pursuing our client’s legitimate legal interests whilst at the same time, seeking a commercial resolution of the dispute, where appropriate.
Commercial law is the body of law which regulates the rights, conduct and obligations of businesses and businesspersons in their commercial activities and transactions with other businesses and members of the public.
Commercial litigation is the process where two or more businesses are unable to resolve a commercial dispute and engage commercial lawyers to take the matter to Court, where the Court will hear the parties’ evidence and legal arguments and make a binding decision in respect of the dispute.
The first role of a commercial lawyer is to review their client’s instructions and evidence and advise their client on their legal rights and position in respect of the dispute and whether it is appropriate to take the matter through the Court system. A commercial lawyer will also explore the possibility of whether the matter can be resolved without going to Court.
Commercial law covers many different areas, including:
The purpose of commercial law is to regulate the way that businesses conduct their commercial activities and transact with each other and consumers, so that both businesses and consumers have certainty and efficiency in their dealings with each other and protection from certain unfair business practices. Commercial litigation provides a mechanism and to resolve disputes between businesses and/or consumers in the event that commercial relationships break down.
A good commercial lawyer should have the following attributes: