Philosophy & Background
Established in 2002, HW Litigation was the first boutique commercial litigation firm in Queensland.
Our specialised team can assist in all facets of dispute resolution, risk management, negotiation, and Court action where appropriate..
Many law firms practice exclusively in commercial law and have no interest, nor the expertise, to become involved in commercial litigation.
JONATHON WEBBER (DIRECTOR)
LLB. Acc. Spec. (Com. Lit.) – Qld
Jonathon is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Federal and High Courts of Australia and has worked in the area of commercial litigation on the Gold Coast since 1996.
Jonathon is recognised by the Queensland Law Society as an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation with particular emphasis on property disputes. Jonathon has appeared in most of the Courts and Tribunals in Queensland, the Full Federal Court and the High Court of Australia. This has given Jonathon an intimate understanding of Court processes and the strategies involved in efficient and cost effective dispute resolution.
Jonathon has extensive experience in technical and complex contractual matters, land and property disputes, industrial relations, complex debt recoveries, body corporate disputes and general risk management.
KATIE COX (SENIOR ASSOCIATE)
LLB. BBus. GDipLegPrac
Katie is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Federal and High Courts of Australia.
Katie acts in all types of commercial disputes and has considerable experience in commercial property disputes, body corporate matters, debt recovery and enforcement, estate disputes including family maintenance claims and risk management and business development.
Katie also holds a Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting and has significant experience in financial and taxation issues.
LOUARDE THOMAS (LAWYER)
LLB. GDip (Legal Prac)
Louarde is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Federal and High Courts of Australia.
Louarde acts in all types of commercial disputes, including contract disputes, debt recovery and enforcement, building and construction and intellectual property disputes.
Louarde was admitted as a solicitor in February 2013 and has diverse experience as a litigation lawyer. She has worked in Cairns, Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast, notably with the Office of the Solicitor Assisting the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. She is currently undertaking a Masters of Law through the University of London. “
MARTIN DANIEL (DIRECTOR)
LLB. BSc. LLM. Acc. Spec. (Com. Lit.) – Qld
Martin is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Federal and High Courts of Australia and has practised in commercial litigation for over 15 years.
Martin is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation and acts in all types of commercial disputes. Martin can provide specialised services in matters involving all forms of construction disputes and has assisted many local and national property developers, sub-contractors and home owners in resolving building contract issues.
Martin holds a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property Law and has gained experience in many forms of intellectual property disputes including trademarks, copyright and confidential information. Martin has spent a number of years working in London within the financial services sector. During this time Martin gained extensive experience with a variety of banking, investment and financial disputes. Martin has also acted in a number of taxation disputes regarding the application of the Goods and Services Tax.
EMMA ANDERSON (ASSOCIATE)
LLB. BA. GDip (Legal Prac)
Emma is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Federal and High Courts of Australia.
Emma acts in all types of commercial disputes, including contract disputes, commercial property disputes, building and construction disputes, body corporate matters, debt recovery and enforcement, and intellectual property disputes.
Emma was admitted as a solicitor in April 2012. Emma also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Communication and Relationship Studies and International Studies.
KYLIE MCINALLY (OFFICE MANAGER)
Kylie has extensive experience in the management of litigation files and the development of legal practices.
Kylie can assist with all account enquiries.