Name: Richard Gardiner
Qualifications: LLB (Hons), BA
Organisation: HopgoodGanim Lawyers
Immediation Practice Area: Expert Determination and Mediation
I am a Partner in Hopgood Ganim Lawyers’ Dispute Resolution practice, with extensive experience in commercial disputes, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. I have an active interest in innovation, strategic issues and technology in the legal industry.
I advise clients on a broad range of disputes, including in the areas of property, contracts, resources and energy, corporate/shareholder, digital assets, administrative law and professional disciplinary and regulatory matters.
I am a member of the Queensland Law Society and a member of the Queensland Law Society’s innovation committee. I am also a member of HopgoodGanim Lawyers’ digital assets practice group and the leisure, sport and entertainment law practice group.
I joined Immediation’s Panel because of their innovative and progressive approach to dispute resolution, which harnesses the benefits of new technology.
Immediation Area(s) of Expertise
Common law and professional regulation (Professional negligence)
Corporate and commercial (Agency, Contracts, Corporations, Energy resources mining, Joint Ventures, Misleading and deceptive conduct/fraud, Sport)
Government and administrative law (Judicial review and merits review)
Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and mining (Commercial leasing, Property, Residential leasing)
Immediation is a platform built for legal practice, hearings and dispute resolution, with best practice video conferencing fully integrated. It can be used as a stand alone app, or with mediators, arbitrators and legally trained clerks to help matters run smoothly.