Commercial Litigation

  • Commercial disputes + Breach of contract
  • Corporations Act and Australian Consumer Law
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Professional negligence claims (non-medical)
  • Employment law


  • Acting for plaintiffs and defendants in Court proceedings
  • Concerns Notices
  • Defamation training (for media companies)
  • Mediations
  • Advising publishers pre-publication

Commercial and Business Law

  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Joint ventures
  • Agency arrangements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporations Law matters

Immigration Law

  • Appeal work
  • Business Visa applications
  • Student Visa applications
  • Temporary Visa applications
  • Other Visa application issues

Trade and Customs Law

  • Seizure and forfeiture of goods
  • Challenges to duty impositions
  • Prohibited imports
  • Customs Brokers and Customs Agents
  • Forfeiture/confiscation

Travel and Tourism Law

  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Licence agreements
  • Agreements with suppliers and consumers
  • Litigation

Experience Matters

Please note that the firm of Goldsmiths Lawyers was acquired as from 1 July 2021 by Rostron Carlyle Rojas LawyersBarrie Goldsmith, who has specialised in commercial litigation, defamation, immigration, and trade & customs law for 40 years, continues to work for the firm as Special Counsel. You can read more about the acquisition at the following link.