How can a dispute be resolved without going to court?

Mar 2, 2023 | Publication

Generally speaking it is best to avoid litigation and resolve disputes out of court.  There is generally a significant time and cost investment in litigation with resources deployed in litigation better off invested elsewhere.

If a dispute can be resolved out of court on suitable terms, this is generally preferable.

There are a range of mechanisms through which disputes can be resolved out of court.  These include through correspondence, negotiation, informal settlement conference, mediation and arbitration.

A range of options can be deployed to resolve matters.

If a settlement is reached, it is important to properly document the settlement often by way of a Deed of Settlement and Release.

To obtain legal advice and representation, please contact us on (02) 9633 1826 or email

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