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Rocco Russo

Brisbane, Australia Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution
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Dispute Resolution - Australia

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Rocco Russo both leads the Cooper Grace Ward disputes practice and generally takes the lead on key mandates, operating across an impressively varied range of business and industry sectors and dispute types. Regularly acknowledged as "one of the best individual litigators in Brisbane," he is described by one interviewee as "an excellent client communicator, a hard fighter with a fearsome reputation as an opponent, but also a thoroughly commercial deal-maker," while a client reports: "He was able to explain clearly and concisely the strengths and weaknesses of my position and suggest the strategies and tactics that gave me confidence to proceed."
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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 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.


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Rocco Russo

Cooper Grace Ward

yellow-guide 9 YEARS RANKED
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Level 21, 400 George Street




QLD 4000

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