Our knowledge

We want our clients and referrers to benefit from our experience and insights into commercial insolvency and tax disputes, and innovative practices in law.

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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Aptum turns 1

Last month Aptum quietly (ok, there was a little noise) marked its first anniversary. It’s been a fantastic start for Aptum.

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Introducing Aptum’s Chief Technology Officer

Despite being a young law firm, Aptum has just appointed our first Chief Technology Officer.

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Building a law firm from a set of a beliefs that resonates with business.

When we started Aptum, we wanted to create a law firm that held true to a core set of beliefs.

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The motivation to give clients a greater voice when involved in a dispute

One of my biggest motivations in working with clients to resolve their legal disputes is to involve them in the matter and find the best solution to their problem.

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Talented lawyers demand opportunity for fresh thinking

David Mason is one of our senior lawyers at Aptum Legal.

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Legal disputes are not a values free zone

The Age this weekend ran a story on the treatment of a former employee involved in a dispute with the ANZ Bank in New York.

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Value: am I getting it from my litigation lawyer?

Every director or general counsel responsible for managing litigation is tasked with achieving better outcomes for less.

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“A story about time based billing” or alternatively “how to ensure your clients and staff are underwhelmed and unhappy”

The billable hour is a widely used and accepted mechanism for invoicing clients in professional services firms, and particularly in law firms.

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The future of the well-worn path of "reasonable and proportionate" - remuneration and expenses of insolvency practitioners

It is of little surprise that judicial consideration of the remuneration of liquidators remains a topic close to the hearts of all those in the insolvency industry, particularly at a...

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