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Dispute Resolution


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Rocco is an internationally recognised dispute resolution lawyer with expertise in court and tribunal matters, advocacy, negotiation, and alternative dispute resolution.

He works across Australia to resolve disputes in the corporate and commercial, construction, property, insolvency, defamation and intellectual property fields, as well as representing clients in corporate investigations and commissions of inquiry. He has specific experience in complex, high value, business critical disputes, and has led large multi-disciplinary project teams in significant and high profile cases.

Rocco is one of only two Brisbane-based dispute resolution lawyers to have been ranked as a leading individual for dispute resolution in Australia in the 2023 editions of prestigious international legal directories Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global, the tenth consecutive year he achieved this leading ranking.

Rocco is recognised for his expertise in:

- Dispute resolution

- Commercial litigation

- Regulatory matters and investigations

- Royal commissions and commissions of inquiry

- Building and construction disputes

- Insolvency and restructuring

- Property and leasing disputes

- Defamation

- Intellectual property litigation.

Rocco has an established track record of securing successful outcomes for clients in court as well as through mediation or out of court negotiation. He is frequently called upon by a range of clients that include business owners, prominent individuals, boards, CEOs and senior management to assist with strategy on business disputes and risk issues.

Rocco’s breadth of commercial experience in significant cases across a variety of areas and industries means he has unique skills and insights that allow him to deliver client-focused results. He is well known for his ability to bring clear, strategic and practical thinking to dispute situations.

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