Our experience across a broad spectrum of dispute types in different courts and tribunals allows us to develop strategies which make sense in a commercial environment. We focus on outcomes which allow you to achieve your goals, rather than wasting client time and emotional energy on fighting procedural battles which often bog down litigation. We advise you sensibly on litigation risks so that you can make the right decisions along the way.
Effective litigation management is essential to achieve the desired outcomes for clients. We work effectively with clients as well as all of the other members of the team necessary to successfully resolve disputes.
Our strategies and effective litigation management allow us to be cost-efficient. We provide realistic and timely estimates of costs likely to be incurred along the way, as well as ways to minimise those costs. We do not want our clients to have any surprises.
Jim has been a lawyer and partner in major international law firms in Canada and Australia since 1985. His core expertise is litigation, particularly in the fields of environment and planning, property and leasing, construction, occupational health and safety and personal injury and asbestos litigation. He has also litigated contractual disputes and commercial claims. This has included all forms of civil, criminal and administrative litigation as well as mediation and arbitration.
Jim has a particular interest in Aboriginal affairs and has acted on a pro bono basis for various Aboriginal groups and individuals over the course of his career.
Keighran Legal + Advisory provides commercially pragmatic legal solutions to the hotels, real estate and construction industries across Australia. We are also wholeheartedly committed to contributing to the communities in which we work and live.