Dispute Resolver Directory

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Paul Lutvey

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About my services

Resolving disputes commercially and cost effectively allows parties to get on with their business. I have represented clients in many mediations and arbitrations and as a graded arbitrator have conducted a number of arbitrations  and delivered awards following lengthy contested hearings and submissions. Main areas of expertise include property, franchising, building, banking and finance and general commercial disputes.

Experience and qualifications

Post Nominals

Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 1986. Member of Queensland Law Society QLS Approved Mediator

Other ADR Experience

Acted as Independent Expert on a number of occasions appointed by the President of the QLS to determine disputes.

Cases Handled

Recently I have arbitrated the following disputes: Body Corporate v Site Manager Australia Post v Licensee Landlord v Tenant Mining Company v Contractor

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CV

Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 1986. Member of Queensland Law Society QLS Approved Mediator Partner in charge of Commercial Disputes and Insolvency and Banking and Finance groups of Mullins Lawyers. Practiced in partnership for 20 years and currently act for major banks, major accounting firms and publicly listed companies as well as SME's and small family businesses. Acted in a wide range of disputes involving property, licensed venues, franchise businesses, trade practices matters and commercial lending. Represented many litigants in mediation proceedings as well as acted as mediator in many disputes arising from franchise agreements, body corporate and management rights disputes and leasing disputes. Also acted as Arbitrator in a number of commercial disputes including lender/borrower disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, licensor/licensee disputes. Acted for a multi-national truck manufacturer defending claims that certain models of its fleet were defectively designed and built. Acted for a franchisee in a claim form more than $4m against the franchisor. Acted in a family dispute over the settling of discretionary trusts involving over $30m of assets. Recently I have arbitrated the following disputes: Body Corporate v Site Manager Australia Post v Licensee Landlord v Tenant Mining Company v Contractor Acted as Independent Expert on a number of occasions appointed by the President of the QLS to determine disputes.

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