Dispute Resolution - Australia
What the team is known for
McCullough Robertson fields a respected Brisbane-headquartered disputes practice, offering coverage of contentious issues across Australia's East Coast. The team is traditionally renowned for its handling of energy and resources and IT matters and is also prominently active on agriculture and transport-related issues and in the representation of government clients at state and Commonwealth level. It also advises on interactions with regulatory bodies such as ASIC and the ACCC. It is often instructed by international law firms on matters with significant Australian aspects and has significantly developed its arbitration capability through the creation of an international arbitration group. Key clients include John Bridgeman, Elution Metals and Queensland Department of Education.
"Their pragmatic approach is a clear differentiator from other litigation teams. The team is very service-orientated and very responsive."
"The dispute involved many technical issues, which McCullough Robertson has managed well."
McCullough Robertson acted for the Department of Defence in defending a class action brought by approximately 280 members and former members of the Navy for breaches of contractual obligations owed to the members of the class to provide training and qualifications in the Royal Australian Navy.
Jason Munstermann is based in Sydney and maintains a wide-ranging practice which includes work on behalf of both household-name corporates and state and Commonwealth government departments and agencies, and which often sees him acting at the helm of key practice mandates. "Jason is very pragmatic and approachable."
Guy Humble leads the McCullough Robertson dispute resolution team from the Brisbane office, maintaining a versatile personal practice which includes noted expertise concerning regulatory inquiries, securities-related issues and professional negligence litigation.