Litigation Services

Our team is able to focus on the individual needs of every client and offers practical and cost effective solutions tailored to suit those requirements.  The team at BSV can assist you with:-

Employment and Industrial

  • Workplace agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Industrial award
  • Unfair dismissal claims
  • Unfair contract claims
  • Occupational health and safety issues

Land and Environment

  • Advising on development applications
  • Planning appeals and issues
  • Zoning issues
  • Negotiations with Councils

Commercial Litigation

  • Commercial leasing
  • Building and Construction
  • Mortgages and Possession of Land
  • Injunctions
  • Mareva injunctions, asset preservation orders, Anton Pillar orders¬∑ Trade Practices Act 1974 and other consumer protection legislation

Disputes involving Licensed Premises

  • Lease issues
  • Gaming machine ownership disputes
  • Landlord disputes
  • Trading hour issues
  • Noise Complaints
  • Disputes as a result of restrictive conditions imposed by Councils or local consent authorities
  • Appeals to the Land and Environment Court


  • Advising on publications
  • Acting for plaintiffs and defendants in proceedings for defamation
  • Negotiating and mediating disputes

General Litigation and Criminal Matters

  • Local, District and Supreme Court actions
  • Criminal actions including defending charges of drinking driving, negligent driving, assault, drug related charges, conspiracy, social security fraud, other fraud charges and the like
  • Estate disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Trademark litigation
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Debt recovery
  • Copyright disputes
  • Employment and workplace relations disputes
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Misrepresentation
  • Mediation
  • Fraud related issues
  • Agency


  • Taxation Issues
  • Taxation recovery litigation
  • Proceedings under the Commonwealth Proceeds of Crime legislation
  • Taxation audits and Investigations
  • Appeals


  • Company Administration and Liquidation
  • Deeds of Company Arrangement
  • General advice including negotiating with creditors and debt management
  • Insolvent Trading Claims
  • Bankruptcy Notices and Sequestration Applications
  • Individuals, Creditors, Insolvency practitioners