Commissions of Inquiry
Commissions of Inquiry can be politically sensitive – so they are critical to get right.
We are the market leader in running commissions of inquiry and investigations. We have experienced the lot. We have a proven agile team that has extensive experience in this area, working in partnership with investigators, government agencies and other stakeholders to deliver on time and under budget.
We have experience managing the unique evidentiary needs of commissions and inquiries. From vast pools of documentary material, to witness statements, examinations and chain of custody processes, we have the systems and experience to ensure any inquiry has the evidence it needs when it needs it.
Our expertise in administrative law and policy means we understand the way governments and inquiries work.
Working with us you access a legal team experienced in driving politically charged inquiries and investigations, and work with a team that can offer you inquiry-specific expertise, including evidence gathering, submission and report writing, and exceptional project management expertise.
With Commissions of Inquiry and investigations you need an integrated team that can work hand in hand with your team, understand the sensitivities, and deliver. You get that with us.
Sometimes you need to act quickly to chase down assets that you have been deprived of unlawfully. We are battle-hardened and ready to take immediate action, whether by seeking worldwide freezing and asset preservation orders, search orders or other interim remedies.
We know and understand the litigation landscape and have a proven track record of working across multiple jurisdictions in hot pursuit of stolen assets.
Having robust systems and practices that meet the requisite standards for business today is a priority for most of our clients. We can help you set those standards at the outset and deal with the fall-out when issues arise.
Our lawyers excel at working with senior executives and general counsel at major public and private companies, banks hedge funds and other investment funds, to help resolve all types of corporate governance problems including:
- Activist shareholder actions
- Boardroom disputes
- Corporate investigations
- Disputes arising from the sale of businesses including warranty, earn-out and completion disputes
- Directors and Officers (D&O) and Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance coverage issues.
"Great for strategic and tactical advice."
"King & Wood Mallesons knows how a Royal Commission should be run"
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"Operate as one team with the client – with mutual respect "
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