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Anne Freeman

Piper Alderman

Anne is an experienced dispute resolution lawyer who partners with clients to achieve the best and most efficient outcomes when disputes arise. In over 20 years working in this area, Anne has represented large multi-nationals, as well as smaller corporations and individuals. She has acted in a wide range of commercial disputes including representing parties in a Royal Commission, and in Courts and Tribunals of all levels in a number of Australian states, as well as in the United Kingdom. She regularly advises clients on contractual obligations and possible actions against contracting parties, including actions for breaches of legislation, such as the Competition and Consumer Act and the Corporations Act and in negligence, as well as defending clients against such claims. Anne also has expertise in prosecuting and defending professional indemnity claims and claims on insurance.

Anne has run litigious matters for clients from a range of sectors and industries, including energy and resources, health, transport, wine and retail. She has managed cases arising from complex construction and procurement contracts, and property acquisitions, and disputes arising from joint venture relationships. Anne's experience includes a range of alternative dispute mechanisms, including mediation, expert determination and arbitration. Anne is on the board of the Energy Policy Institute of Australia, and on the editorial panel for LexisNexis Competition and Consumer Law News, to which she regularly contributes.