Bartley Cohen Litigation Lawyers is a specialist commercial litigation and dispute resolution law firm. Its partners and staff have extensive experience in all areas of commercial disputes, across a broad cross-section of industry sectors. The firm has a pre-eminent reputation for acting for legal practitioners in negligence claims and disciplinary matters.
Since its inception in 2000, the firm has acted in a range of significant litigation, particularly in the areas of solicitors’ negligence, ASIC prosecutions and directors’ and officers’ claims.
The partners and staff all practice exclusively in the area of commercial litigation and provide an enormous depth of experience. This experience is reflected in the publication of the Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2015, 2016 and 2017. The partners and staff have consistently received multiple entries. In 2017, the firm was listed as: 'First Tier' for Leading Professional Indemnity Law Firms for Queensland; ‘Second Tier’ for Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Firms in Queensland; “Recommended’ for Leading Medical Negligence Law Firms in Queensland; and ‘Recommended’ for Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Firms in Queensland.
Bartley Cohen's managing partner, Ben Cohen is one of only a handful of solicitors in Queensland appointed by the Queensland Law Society to its Free Legal Advice Panel, which provides solicitors under investigation with up to six hours free legal advice (paid for by the QLS) from an experienced solicitor with extensive knowledge of professional standards issues.
Bartley Cohen’s focus on commercial litigation means that the entirety of the firm's resources are devoted to meet its clients' diverse litigation needs. The firm takes a proactive approach to litigation management, providing a professional and responsive service.
The firm is independent, and acts across a broad range of professions and industry sectors. These include professional negligence and disciplinary matters, directors’ and officers’ claims, ASIC prosecutions, all manner of commercial disputes, defamation, discrimination claims, and the property, construction, mining, health and medical, finance, retail, manufacturing and government sectors.
Bartley Cohen provides a responsive, dedicated and personal service for its clients. The partners, Ben Cohen and Rebecca Scott, and the firm's consultants each have a wealth of litigation experience, which is supplemented by a team of lawyers with significant litigation experience themselves. Each member of the firm brings to the Bartley Cohen team a focused approach to litigation.