Commercial Litigation

At Lex Fori Lawyers, our Lawyer Director, John Fasha is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation by the Law Society of New South Wales. Please visit the profile of John Fasha to view his experience and long list of reported cases in commercial litigation. Being an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation John is a highly qualified, skilled and experienced lawyer in business and corporate law, bankruptcy and insolvency, debt recovery, contracts, intellectual property, building and construction, environmental law, family provision claims in estates, professional negligence and medical negligence.

Specialist Accreditation Scheme

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What is Specialist Accreditation?

The Law Society of NSW operates the Specialist Accreditation Scheme to help the general public identify solicitors who have demonstrated proficiency in a particular area of law.
Solicitors who fulfil the requirements of the Scheme are entitled to use, after their name, the words ‘Accredited Specialist’ in the nominated area of practice. 

What is an Accredited Specialist?

In the legal profession an Accredited Specialist is a practising solicitor who has demonstrated specialised competence in a particular area of law and has been conferred Specialist Accreditation by the Law Society under its Specialist Accreditation Scheme. 

Why should I use an Accredited Specialist?

To become an Accredited Specialist a solicitor must have practised law full-time for at least five years and worked in their area of legal specialty for at least three years.

To gain status as an Accredited Specialist a solicitor must pass the Law Society’s rigorous assessments in communication, problem solving, client relations and, of course, their specialist area of law.

To maintain their status as an Accredited Specialist, a solicitor must annually renew a certificate to practise the law and membership of the Law Society, plus update his or her skills and knowledge at the specialist level.

How do I know if a solicitor is an Accredited Specialist?

Look out for the Specialist Accreditation logo, the words ‘Accredited Specialist’ or the abbreviation ‘Acc Spec (area of law)’ after a solicitor’s name on their letterhead or promotional material.

Check they have the status of ‘Accredited Specialist’ against their profile on the Find a lawyer listing. Be sure that the Accredited Specialist is accredited in the area of law you need assistance in.

At Lex Fori Lawyers, we handle a wide variety of commercial litigation matters from debt recovery to complex and large scale multi-million dollar disputes. We do not take on small matters where the dispute involves a claim that is less than $50,000.

With our strong technical and practical experience, we achieve the results you desire.

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