Area 5: Litigation specialisation
Services here generally relate to specific litigation, disputes and proceedings that require expertise in large-scale, routine, and/or complex dispute resolution processes. Defence is the principal agency with an interest in this area of law. Includes expertise in litigation or dispute resolution processes; routine litigation in large-scale or high-volume matters; complex or unusual legal and/or factual issues, such as historical claims, international disputes, etc.; significant expenditure; and the need for a large, multidisciplinary and/or administratively efficient legal team because of multiple parties, volume of evidence, length of proceedings or numerous interlocutory stages. Such matters may include class actions, royal commissions, public inquiries, etc.