Dispute Resolution

AGS is the government specialist in resolving and managing disputes – through alternative dispute resolution (including mediation, arbitration and conciliation) and litigation. We act in all types of matters – from small claims and disputes, to the largest and most sensitive litigation matters in which the Commonwealth is involved.

A substantial practice with over 250 lawyers, AGS Dispute Resolution lawyers are experienced in all Australian courts and tribunals including the High Court, the Federal Court, Supreme Courts of all Australian States and Territories and the Federal Circuit Court. We provide a comprehensive range of dispute resolution services including strategic review and legal analysis, assessment of dispute resolution options, gathering and analysing facts and evidence including working with medical and expert witnesses, preparing court documents and case management plans, addressing interlocutory matters, court appearances, selection, briefing and management of counsel, and representing clients in settlement conferences and mediations.

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Begbie KC, Tim

Chief Counsel Dispute Resolution

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Daley PSM, Simon

Chief Solicitor Dispute Resolution

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Close, Katrina

Deputy Chief Solicitor and Director Melbourne office

Civil regulation
Davidson, Justin

Deputy Chief Solicitor Dispute Resolution

In-house counsel
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Nance, Emily

Deputy Chief Solicitor Dispute Resolution

Administrative law
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Vermeesch, Paul

Deputy Chief Solicitor Dispute Resolution

SYD
Markus, Andras

Special Counsel Dispute Resolution

SYD
Walsh, Matthew

Special Counsel Tax Disputes

Knowles, Justine

National Leader Dispute Resolution

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Huynh, Thy

National Manager Dispute Resolution

Civil claims
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Daumont, Rebecca

A/g National Manager, Legal Practice Technology and Innovation

SYD
Dejean, Hervee

Senior Executive Lawyer

Administrative Law
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Griffin, Brooke

Senior Executive Lawyer and Director Perth and Darwin offices

Administrative Law
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Gill, Emma

Senior Executive Lawyer

Civil claims
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Healy, Jane

Senior Executive Lawyer

Team Leader Civil Regulation
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Witton, Samuel

Senior Executive Lawyer

SYD
Melican, Peter

Senior Executive Lawyer

In-house Counsel
SYD
Alexander, Kristy

Senior Executive Lawyer

Law enforcement
Blair, Joanna

Senior Executive Lawyer

SYD
Walsh, Matthew

Special Counsel Tax Disputes