Keighran Legal + Advisory offers international legal experience

When matters don't go to plan, we are here to help you resolve any issues

We’ll guide you to implement alternative dispute resolution strategies to avoid the uncertain world of litigation. Where litigation becomes essential, we are with you every step of the way with reasoned, commercial advice. We’ll work towards a swift resolution, including dispute settlement if commercially beneficial and collaborate with preferred barristers where necessary to ensure you receive the best possible representation on important mandates.

We’ll work towards a swift resolution of any dispute, including negotiating a commercial settlement if required.

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Developing sensible litigation strategies

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.

Working effectively with clients, barristers, witnesses and experts

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.

Managing disputes in a cost-efficient manner

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.

Team leader

Jim Parker, Director, Keighran Legal

Jim Parker


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. 


  • Property and leasing
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Occupational health and safety 
  • Mergers and acquisition
  • Regulation
  • Energy, resources and infrastructure


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. 

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Premium Legal + Advisory services delivered through a commercial lense

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.

Proactive engagement

Our experience enables us to think ahead of the curve and proactively manage client outcomes

Commercially focused

Commercially focused, pragmatic and cost-effective service delivered in a collaborative manner

Industry Recognition

Our lawyers have been recognised by independent publications such as Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Legal500 and Chambers Global

Full service

We provide a full life-cycle service, including deal structuring, transaction execution and dispute advisory services

Indigenous Outcomes

As a Supply Nation Certified business that is 100% Indigenous owned and managed, we focus on amplifying Indigenous talent

International Reach

Our lawyers have international experience and can assist in the execution and management of transactions in foreign markets

Embracing a beating heart, Connection to Community.

Sydney legal firm specialising in legal advice in real estate and construction