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The firm

Thompson Eslick has been in business since 1993.

We specialise in commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on ASIC and other regulatory investigations, where we draw on over 30 years’ of expertise in that field of practice.

We also work with other lawyers with similar expertise to provide quality service cost efficiently for our clients.

We provide sensible and pragmatic advice to achieve the best and most cost-effective outcomes for our clients. We identify the real issues behind any dispute to develop strategies to resolve those disputes efficiently and satisfactorily. In some cases that may require the vigorous pursuit of litigation and in others working towards early outcomes using alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

We ensure our clients are actively involved with the decision-making in their own matters.

We are well regarded by our peers and the bulk of our work comes by referral from other solicitors and barristers.

What we do

We represent clients in a variety of regulatory and litigation matters, which range from small scale matters to multi-million dollar claims and disputes, including in relation to:

  • Corporations Law disputes and investigations
  • Shareholders’ and directors' claims
  • Professional negligence suits
  • Contractual and Commercial disputes

Where we appear

We appear in the Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of New South Wales. We also act in administrative and regulatory proceedings before the AAT, ASIC, APRA, ACCC, ICAC,  Royal Commissions and other public inquiries.

Who we advise

We act for individual and corporate clients who:

  • Have been contacted by regulatory agencies, providing advice on their rights and obligations and assisting them in their dealings with these agencies
  • Are involved in corporations law claims and disputes
  • Work in the financial services sector, advising on compliance, regulatory matters, claims and disputes
  • Are plaintiffs or defendants in civil litigation arising from contractual or commercial disputes
  • Are defendants in criminal proceedings, arising from regulatory investigations or hearings