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New Anti-Phoenixing laws inch closer to being enacted

On 4 July 2019, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2019 (Cth) was reintroduced to Parliament.

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Considerations when compromising a proceeding and personal costs orders against liquidators on an unsuccessful appeal

The recent decisions by the Court of Appeal in the matters of Lonnex Pty Ltd (in liq) [2019] VSCA 23 and Lonnex Pty Ltd (in liq) [2019] VSCA 62 highlight...

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Fixated on outcomes that are in the best interests of our client

We recently achieved a very successful outcome for a client (a subcontractor in the construction industry) at mediation defending an unfair preference claim, negotiating a payment by our client to...

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Is your lawyer up to it? 3 ways to evaluate whether you need a change

It may begin with your calls going unanswered. Then a cancelled meeting. Then a few weeks pass with you having received no communication regarding the status of your matter.

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Alex's Story

Last month we gave you an insight into Aptum Legal's Director and Co-founder Nigel Evans.

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Client service in disputes is broken (and this is what we’ve done to fix it)

Litigation can be a disempowering process for many people - you can't control it, you're stuck in it and you feel as though you're at the mercy of the court process. On top of that, you can end up paying way more than you expect.

This isn't good enough.

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Nigel's story

Nigel is one of our Directors & Co-Founders here at Aptum Legal. With more than eleven years as a barrister, honing the skill of identifying the issues that are critical to resolving a dispute, Nigel's aim was to create something different, to revolutionise litigation.

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The advantage a barrister’s knowledge adds to the role of a litigation solicitor

Since joining Aptum six months ago, one aspect that has stood out to me that differentiates our litigation practice from that of other law firms is the fact that Nigel...

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I have a new name and a new job title – I thought I’d take some time to explain a bit about both.

I’ll start with the new name. I was lucky enough to marry my now-husband, Andrew, back in 2018.

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What does Aptum do?

We help clients resolve complex commercial disputes. Although our firm is new, collectively, we‘ve been helping clients resolve complex commercial disputes for more than 30 years.

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