Solving Legal Conflicts With Other Lawyers
Are you a lawyer who inevitably has conflicts?
We can help you.
Since founding Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell, Danielle and Robert have become the ‘go to’ lawyers for legal professionals who encounter conflict issues.
We are highly regarded as a trusted pair of hands who respect your client relationships and provide top-tier service.
Working at some of Australia’s largest law firms and representing solicitors in professional negligence litigation for more than a combined 60 years, we understand first-hand that lawyers and barristers encounter conflict issues all the time.
Our conflict collaboration model is:
a progressive new aged model designed to solve conflict issues through modern collaboration between lawyers and law firms.
all about legal professionals and networks working together to achieve the best possible result for the client.
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."
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.
“There is a lot of power in supporting lawyers to maintain their client relationship by working collaboratively to achieve the best result for the client, rather than putting up a wall within their own firm.”
“This is the new age and it’s all about working together to achieve the best result for the client. I treat lawyers referring me work as though they are my client and in turn look after their clients with total dedication and rigour.”
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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.
"Danielle is a well-known and respected lawyer who knows how to handle difficult and intensive litigation."
Queens Counsel, Devers List
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.
"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.
"Danielle demonstrated a refreshing and unique ability to narrow the issues, and succinctly explain complex matters."
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.