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Asia-Pacific 2022
Australia Dispute Resolution
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Band 4

2 Ranked Lawyers

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Chambers Review

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Dispute Resolution - Australia
4
Band 4
What the team is known for

DLA Piper's substantial team is highly appreciated for its membership of a global practice with a readily accessible dispute resolution capability in every office and prominence on regional matters with multi-jurisdictional dimensions. Active on behalf of leading international corporates in the management of complex contentious issues in the banking, energy and resources, and infrastructure spaces, and significantly developing its profile in the international arbitration, class action and regulatory arenas. Notable clients include Hyundai Rotem, Perth Airport and Suez Water.

Strengths

One client says of the DLA Piper dispute resolution lawyers: "They are very client-focused, cost-effective and concerned to deliver value for money and keep the cost down. On top that, the partners are always engaged and active in our matters, and deliver advice very quickly." The same source adds: "The firm having span across both the US and Australia is a huge plus for us." 

Another client, who says that "DLA Piper is definitely in the top range of law firms we have dealt with," adds: "The cost-benefit ratio is excellent, their response time is very low and their levels of competence and legal expertise are high."

Work highlights

DLA Piper represented Domino's Pizza Enterprises in a class action proceedings brought on behalf of former delivery drivers and in-store workers who alleged that they were underpaid between 2013 and 2018 because their franchisee employers were misled by Domino's into paying inappropriate rates.

Notable practitioners

Gitanjali Bajaj is based in Sydney and combines an increasingly admired international arbitration practice with a respected domestic litigation offering, disputes arising out of major infrastructural projects often representing a connecting link between the two. One commentator says of her: "She stands out in the new generation of practitioners who are likely to become arbitration specialists - a very strong and capable individual and a very strong leader of a team on a big case."

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