We Help with Litigation Strategy, Advice and Representation in These Areas of Law:
In recent years, Corney & Lind has assisted many clients across a wide cross-section of commercial and civil litigation such as:
- Protecting your reputation, and loss of income through urgent Court Applications to seek injunctions (that is, orders to stop someone from doing something).
- Protecting your reputation from (or responding to allegations of) damage through online material such as social media platforms.
- Seeking repayment of debt, or compensation for your loss and damage suffered through the conduct of another party.
- Where reconciliation or a compromise is appropriate, assisting in negotiations, appearing in mediations and seeking to achieve a cost-effective and reconciliatory outcomes without court.
- Where a conciliatory outcome is not appropriate or practicable, taking your case to final trial and assisting you with filing, serving and preparing all court documents in a timely manner.
- Mediating, resolving or prosecuting a claim arising from a breakdown in a partnership, company constitution or shareholder agreement.
Our Commercial and Civil Litigation team has experience in representing a significant cross-section of parties across the years.
This may range from not-for-profit entities, to individual persons who have been wronged and to commercial businesses who are exposed to significant commercial risk.
Our team is standing by to ensure you have the strongest representation possible, to ensure your case is as good as can be, and to ensure that navigating the realities and costs of court and litigation do not detract from you attaining a just redemptive outcome®.
Our Success Stories
We acted for the Cook Islands Christian Church of Australia to prove to the court the church was solvent.
The court set aside a previously issued order to wind up the organisation.
Read the the full decision of the Federal Court of Australia in Sadiqi, in the matter of Cook Islands Christian Church of Australia Limited (in liq) v Cook Islands Christian Church of Australia Limited (in liq)  FCA 786.
Acting for the Emmanuel College, we won an order to provide security for our client’s costs of defending the appeal in an amount of $15,000.
Read the full decision of the Federal Court of Australia in Rowe v Emmanuel College  FCA 939.
We won a judgment in favour of our client to pay the costs of the proceedings in the sum of $29,988.
Read the full decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in Rowe v Emmanuel College (No.3)  FCCA 1113.
Acting for the Emmanuel College, we succeeded in overturning an allegation that the school enrolment application was misleading and deceptive, defeating a $750,000 claim for loss and damage.
Read the full decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in Rowe v Emmanuel College (No.2)  FCCA 501.
We successfully obtained a summary dismissal in relation to alleged breaches under the Australian Consumer Law (including unfair contract and unconscionable conduct allegations) and an order for costs.
Read the full decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in Rowe v Emmanuel College  FCCA 231.
We won a judgment against an application that sought to send our client’s children from Australia to a Hague Convention country. As a result, the children remained in Australia.
Read the full decision of the Family Court of Australia in Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services & Bogovic  FamCA 462.
We won a judgment against an application to permanently stall legal proceedings on a basis of a marriage contract signed by partners in an overseas jurisdiction.
As a result, our client’s case went ahead and was heard in Australia.
Read the full decision of the Family Court of Australia in Deslandes & Deslandes  FamCA 913.
We assisted our client in successfully charging the respondent with contempt of court and an order to pay the costs on an indemnity basis.
Read the full decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland in Emmanuel College v Rowe  QSC 238.
The court dismissed an application against our client for a freezing order over the proceeds of sale from a home which our client was to receive.
Read the full decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland in PJM & Ors v AML & Anor  QSC 187.
In this case, we acted for the defendants and won an order to provide security for costs of our clients up to trial in the amount of $60,000.
Read the full decision of the Disctrict Court of Queensland in Archaeo Cultural Heritage Services Pty Ltd v Gall & Ors
 QDC 267.
The court ruled in favour of our client in an alleged $505,000 claim for breaches of contract and professional negligence.
Read the full decision of the District Court of Queensland in Christian Education Ministries – Qld Ltd v Thomson Adsett Pty Ltd  QDC 292.
The tribunal ruled in favour of our client and rejected an anti-discrimination claim on the allegations of impairment discrimination in education, victimisation, treatment of school assessment, sporting abstention, and attendance at a school camp.
Read the full decision of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal in TT and Ors v Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District and Ors  QCAT 48.
We sought and obtained a permission for our client to be be legally represented in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, an ordinarily a self-represented jurisdiction.
Read the full decision of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal in AB v Lutheran Church of Australia, Queensland District  QCAT 118.