A dedicated investigative litigation practice, offering a unique combination of expertise
We Focus On:
- Complex commercial litigation
- International commercial arbitration and investment treaty disputes
- Cross-border insolvency and asset recovery
- Independent corporate and regulatory investigations
- Dispute avoidance and ADR
- Risk minimisation and governance advice
- Litigation due diligence and project management
Lipman Karas is involved in some of the largest and most complex litigation in Asia Pacific and internationally. Our core capabilities include obtaining urgent asset-freezing orders, the pursuit of large project litigation and the conduct of appeals in the highest courts internationally. Our lawyers have conducted arbitrations involving a variety of sectors and under all the major institutional rules (ICC, HKIAC, SIAC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ACICA and ICSID).
Our areas of expertise include company law, audit and other professional negligence, director and banker liability, white collar fraud, private international law, equitable remedies, contract and shareholder disputes, art and cultural property law.
The overwhelming majority of our projects involve actions in multiple jurisdictions, including Asia, the UK, Continental Europe, the US, the Middle East, all the major offshore jurisdictions, and throughout Australia.
With offices in Australia, Hong Kong and London and an established network of international contacts, we put together the optimal team for the duration of each project, combining specialist expertise and local knowledge.
Lipman Karas’ expertise with legal technology and an up-to-date portfolio of electronic litigation tools provides clients with substantial cost savings and competitive advantages. The skilled use of this technology enables timely and cost-effective collection, analysis and extraction of value from ‘big data’.