Civil law encompasses a wide range of matters that can have serious consequences for the parties involved. Taylor Rose’s team of civil lawyers has a great deal of experience in civil matters. Our lawyers are committed to helping clients resolve their situation quickly and efficiently while achieving the best possible monetary outcome.
Our civil dispute team can assist with all types of civil matters, including the following:
The best way of resolving a civil dispute is often by talking directly to the other party. When it isn’t possible to resolve a disagreement directly, it is often advisable to try to reach an agreement through alternative dispute resolution.
Alternative dispute resolution includes conflict resolution processes such as mediation and conciliation. These options for resolving disputes are cheaper, quicker, and less stressful than going through protracted litigation.
At Taylor Rose, our civil law specialists are experienced at using alternative dispute resolution to resolve all sorts of civil law matters. However, sometimes alternative dispute resolution cannot resolve a situation and it is necessary to make an application to a court or tribunal.
If your civil law matter can’t be resolved out of court, it is important to determine which court or tribunal it should be heard in. This will be determined by a number of factors including:
It is important to be aware that each state and territory of Australia has different rules about which forum a mater should be heard in. Our nationwide network of civil law specialists can help you to determine where you should commence your claim.
It is important to be aware that there are strict time limits for taking different types of civil action. While some claims have limitation periods of a number of years, others (for instance, employment law) are subject to a limitation period of less than one month.
If you require legal advice or representation in any matter, please contact Taylor Rose.