litigation and alternative dispute resolution

With over 40 years’ experience, the commercial litigation specialists at Tottle Partners are preeminent in their field of practice.  Our experience is evident from an exemplary record of successful outcomes in a range of jurisdictions, including state and federal courts.

We have been repeatedly recognised by our clients and peers as a leading Australian and Western Australian commercial litigation and dispute resolution firm, including in each of the 2015 to 2019 Doyle's Guides.

In addition to court litigation, we represent clients in mediations, expert determinations, domestic and international arbitrations, adjudications and administrative tribunal proceedings. 

In achieving our objectives of providing commercially sound and strategic advice in an expedient and cost effective manner, we pride ourselves on having forged long-lasting client relationships.  Our clients include major public and private companies, government departments and high net-worth individuals. 

The firm advises and provides representation in relation to:

  • Australian Consumer Law, including competition law

  • Corporations Law

  • corporate governance and directors’ duties

  • ASX compliance matters

  • director, shareholder, unitholder, joint venture and partnership disputes

  • insolvency related matters

  • banking and financial services disputes

  • trustee and fiduciary duties

  • building, construction and engineering disputes

  • workplace and industrial relations matters

  • property and leasing disputes

  • torts law, including professional negligence

  • intellectual property disputes including copyright, software  licensing and patent infringement

  • technology, media, telecommunications and defamation

  • Mining Act disputes

  • health law