Chris Kintis is an experienced litigation lawyer, a dispute resolution practitioner and a nationally accredited mediator. He has extensive experience in
the mediation and management of commercial disputes and has represented clients across a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, retail
advertising, mining and resources, financial services, transport, construction, property, agribusiness, hospitality, information technology and e-commerce.
With a strong commercial grounding and a pragmatic manner, Chris takes a solutions-oriented approach to dispute resolution, partnering with clients to achieve the best possible strategic outcome for their business.He is able to quickly identify the key issues at the core of any dispute then develop the most appropriate strategy to resolve their dispute in a timely and cost-effective manner.
With over 20 years of litigation experience across all jurisdictions, Chris has an outstanding track record in effective 'dispute containment'. His knowledge of the law and its application, coupled with his superior negotiation and mediation skills, have seen the vast majority of his clients achieve a successful resolution without the need to proceed to trial – saving them considerable time and money along the way, and more importantly, allowing them to focus on their business.
In addition to his mediation and dispute resolution practice, Chris also has extensive experience in advising company directors in connection with complex regulatory and compliance issues and has represented clients in proceedings arising out of major corporate collapses, including One.Tel, HIH Insurance and NewCap Reinsurance Corporation.
Chris' skills and expertise have also been successfully applied to the resolution of numerous cross border disputes, in which he has acted for clients in the United States, United Kingdom, China, and in a number of South Pacific nations including Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Nauru and Fiji.
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