Legal Case Reviews

Need an expert to review your legal case?

We can help you.

With highly regarded reputations in the industry for creative solutions to complex issues, Danielle Snell and Robert McGirr understand that some disputes and litigation can benefit from a fresh pair of eyes, someone new to examine and critique your dispute or legal case.

Our legal case review includes:

Our Co-Founders and Directors bringing a fresh pair of eyes to your dispute or legal case.

Preliminary advice about what can do to change the direction of your legal case.

Preliminary advice about what you can do to achieve your desired outcome.

If requested, we are happy to liaise and collaborate with your existing legal team about legal strategy options to achieve your goals.

Learn what referring lawyers say about how we solve conflicts.

"I consider Robert and Danielle to be “trusted and safe pair of hands” who will respect the originating client relationship."

Senior Partner

Leading Melbourne Law Firm 

For the sake of my own reputation and practice, I always refer conflicted legal matters or those outside my expertise to Elit Lawyers as I consider Robert and Danielle to be “trusted and safe pair of hands” who will respect the originating client relationship.

"Elit negotiated a settlement which saw all proceedings against my company dismissed, with no order as to costs."

Owner and Managing Director

Major Transport Company

I was recently introduced to Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell by my former lawyers after they were required to cease acting for me due to a conflict of interest. The stakes were high as my company was exposed to multiple court proceedings. Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell impressed me so much. They went that extra mile and were able to negotiate a settlement which saw all proceedings against my company dismissed, with no order as to costs. I can’t thank Elit enough.

"I was immediately impressed by their ability to assume conduct quickly and get across all the legal issues..."

Senior Victorian Litigator

 

As a senior lawyer working at a national law firm, conflicts come up from time to time. Most recently, I was conflicted from acting for a client when an insurance issue arose.  I referred the client directly to Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell and was immediately impressed by their ability to assume conduct quickly and get across all the legal issues.  My client contacted me a few months after achieving an outstanding result and was very appreciative of the referral to your terrific firm.

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Award winning litigators

The Co-Founders and Directors of Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell are award winning litigator Danielle Snell and industry veteran Robert McGirr.  They have a combined 60 years’ experience in disputes and litigation, with particular expertise in commercial disputes, insurance litigation, media & defamation law and issues of diversity and inclusion. 

With highly regarded reputations in the industry for creative solutions to complex issues, Danielle and Robert are often sought out for strategic advice on legal cases where progress has come to a stand-still. 

A legal case review by Elit is offered complimentary* to industry peers, businesses and individuals; with no obligation.
 
We understand that legal issues do not always happen between 9am-5pm, which is why you can contact Danielle Snell and Robert McGirr directly using the contact details below.
 
*Conditions may apply.

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With us personally, it is just one more way we’re different.

Danielle Snell

CO-FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR

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Robert McGirr

CO-FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR

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"This was a “David v Goliath” fight as our dispute was with a large global corporation. The attention, compassion and guidance that Danielle and the team showed us was absolutely incredible."

CEO & Founder

National mental-health support organisation

We recently instructed Danielle from Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell to help with a legal dispute. As a small purpose led business, this was a “David v Goliath” fight as our dispute was with a large global corporation. This dispute was during a very emotional time as we were in the middle of a global pandemic, Melbourne’s sixth lockdown, homeschooling and no childcare – all while trying to keep our small business alive.

The attention, compassion and guidance that Danielle and the team showed us was absolutely incredible. I have 10 years legal experience myself and even with that, I was reluctant to litigate, especially during such a difficult time. However Danielle always gave us confidence in knowing that she was in our corner and always working for our best interests, so my reluctance was quickly appeased.

Today I am pleased to share that David defeated Goliath and we could not be more thrilled with the result we received thanks to Danielle and the team from Elit Lawyers. Danielle not only saved our company, but ensured that we could continue doing the good work we were previously and helping improve the lives and mental health of mothers across Australia.

I could not recommend Danielle and the team from Elit Lawyers more highly. I am *hoping* that I will never need their services again, but feel very reassured knowing they are there and always in my corner.

Thank you Danielle and team.

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"Danielle is a well-known and respected lawyer who knows how to handle difficult and intensive litigation."

Queens Counsel, Devers List

Victorian Bar

Danielle Snell is a very intelligent and impressive lawyer whom I have worked with in my role as senior counsel on various litigation matters.  She is a well-known and respected lawyer who knows how to handle difficult and intensive litigation.  Danielle combines a deep knowledge of the law across many practice areas with a practical approach to litigation, and is authentic and charismatic in her dealings with others.

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"Danielle and Robert demonstrate outstanding expertise and approach all matters methodically with a clear and practical focus..."

Chief Operations Officer

Peak industry body for fire protection

As Chief Operating Officer it is extremely important to work with lawyers who are easily accessible, honest and trustworthy.  We have briefed Elit Lawyers by McGirr and Snell across various legal disciplines and now use them as our “go to” solicitors.  Danielle and Robert demonstrate outstanding expertise and approach all matters methodically with a clear and practical focus on achieving the best possible result.

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"Danielle demonstrated a refreshing and unique ability to narrow the issues, and succinctly explain complex matters."

General Counsel

Leading home building company

Having worked alongside Danielle in litigation matters I have found her approach to be thorough and strategic.  In particular, Danielle demonstrated a refreshing and unique ability to narrow the issues, and succinctly explain complex matters.

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