Dispute resolution and litigation

We understand that disputes and litigation are almost never welcome.  MSP Legal has the skills and service style to help clients around disputes and extricate themselves with minimum damage and distraction.

Our lawyers are savvy in dispute avoidance, minimisation strategies and experienced in mediation, arbitrations, informal settlement conferences and other alternative dispute resolution techniques.

Where it is not possible to avoid litigation we are prepared to provide frank advice to vigorously defend or pursue matters in a client’s best interest.

MSP Legal has quickly earned an impressive track record of representing clients effectively in proceedings.

We represent businesses and individual clients in:

  • all Territory and Federal courts and tribunals
  • the Health and Community Services Complaints Commission
  • the Medical Board
  • the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and related bodies (ie Medical Board and HCSCC)
  • Fair Work Australia
  • Builders Practitioners Board


Our approach
When you engage MSP Legal to advise and represent you in a dispute you can depend on us for:

  • genuine focus on resolving disputes
  • expert legal support from experienced practitioners
  • excellent local and regional knowledge
  • easy to understand documents
  • practitioners working only in the areas we know best
  • a small tightly knit back up team of highly trained and experienced staff assist to do what’s needed, on time, and on budget
  • realistic fees
  • excellent value for money.


Dispute resolution for business
Our clients include sole owner-operators, small to medium enterprises, family businesses, insurers and corporates.

We are experienced in resolving disputes in a range of settings including meditation, conciliation, arbitration, informal settlement conferences, and in court.

MSP Legal provides expert advice, representation, and efficient service to resolve disputes relating to:

  • contracts
  • ownership of business and assets
  • property issues including landlord and tenant problems
  • transition of the business to the next generation
  • problems with employees, contractors, and staffing arrangements
  • injuries and insurance problems
  • problems with suppliers and wholesalers
  • issues arising from selling goods and services and collecting accounts
  • poor financial advice
  • disputes with bankers and financiers
  • building and construction disputes, including Security of Payments Claims
  • maintenance contracts
  • debts and accounts receivable
  • sale and supply of goods and services
  • finance agreements, loans and payments for goods
  • taxation and fines
  • Trade Practices and consumer protection
  • insolvency proceedings
  • injunctive relief
  • claims or threats made by suppliers, customers, other businesses, government or regulators
  • copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property


Dispute resolution for professionals
MSP Legal is sought after to represent individual professionals and medical practitioners in insurance disputes, civil actions and disciplinary matters.  These professionals include:

  • academics
  • accountants
  • architects and draftsmen
  • builders
  • conveyancers
  • dentists
  • directors
  • doctors
  • engineers
  • financial advisors
  • lawyers
  • surgeons
  • real estate agents
  • teachers

Office 6
32 Marina Boulevard
Cullen Bay, NT 0820

GPO Box 3769
Darwin, NT 0801

T +61 8 8981 4477