9-13 George Street

Launceston, Tasmania, 7250

(03) 6332 3400

Call Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

Civil Litigation & Disputes

At Douglas & Collins, we provide a broad range of legal representation, including in the Magistrates, Federal and Supreme Courts.

Our Civil Litigation lawyers can help you with representation before tribunals or assistance before licensing or other state or federal bodies.

We pride ourselves on securing an early settlement where possible and understand the value of mediation or alternative dispute resolution when appropriate. We take the time to listen and understand your situation before carefully considering all circumstances and advising on the best path forward. Understanding your individual situation and maintaining open communication with you is a high priority.

Douglas & Collins areas of practice in litigation include

  • Anti-discrimination legislation;
  • Building or construction disputes;
  • Commercial litigation;
  • Contract disputes;
  • Defamation;
  • Environmental law;
  • Employment disputes;
  • Equitable claims including constructive trust claims;
  • Insurance;
  • Industrial disputes;
  • Local government;
  • Motor vehicle accidents;
  • Negligence;
  • Personal and corporate insolvency;
  • Planning;
  • Public liability;
  • Criminal law;
  • Restraint orders;
  • Restricted driver’s licence applications; and
  • Trade practices.

The legal profession is a fused profession in Tasmania which means our Lawyers can act both as a solicitor and as a barrister (Counsel). Our litigation lawyers are experienced as both Solicitor and as Counsel and regularly appear as Counsel in Court. Where appropriate and in consultation with you Douglas & Collins may brief a barrister to provide specialist advice and representation.

Contact Douglas & Collins in our Launceston office to discuss your situation. If you need assistance in any of the above areas, don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your current circumstances.