Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Clayton Utz's Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyers form a top-tier commercial litigation practice, the largest in Australia. Our reputation for undertaking the most complex, significant and high-profile matters, and delivering excellent results for our clients, is second to none.

We have an outstanding client service philosophy providing:

  • Technical excellence from friendly, responsive lawyers
  • Focus on ADR to ensure where possible your legal issues are resolved without the need to resort to the cost and uncertainty of litigation
  • Strategic, head-office advice and a commitment to containing costs


Chambers Asia-Pacific:

  • "Deep understanding of our risk appetite and priorities, speedy responses, genuine care for their own people and ours, expertise in all relevant practice areas and strong cross-cultural communication skills." (2022)
  • "Commercial and strategic approach" and "a high degree of expertise when it comes to the conduct of class actions and regulatory proceedings, a deep relationship with the client and a knowledge of their business." (2022)
  • "Their consistency across the board is deeply impressive. They are able to handle the most difficult work with aplomb and they are very commercial, very responsive and always have a recommendation to make." (2021)
  • "They are fantastic at what they do, and very good for complex disputes in particular." (2021)
  • Clayton Utz is "recognised as one of the country's very best litigation firms." The Disputes team "is not an Australian silo, but gets the issues that global companies face and does an exceptional job of facing global issues." (2020)

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific:

  • "The team is dynamic, technically and practically brilliant. The speed with which advice and work is provided, and the quality of the same, is never short of exceptional." (2022)
  • "Highly skilled people able to work in a small team on important matters." (2022)
  • "Great team players, very sympathetic characters, easy to work with." (2022)

Doyles Guide: recognised as a Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution firm (Queensland) (2022)

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