• Commercial Law

    Commercial Law

    We are business people as much as we are lawyers. We will take care of the legal documents so you can confidently run your business.
    As your business grows, its risk profile and governance challenges will change. We partner with our clients over the long term to ensure they are in the driver’s seat for success.

  • Dispute Resolution

    Dispute Resolution

    We are in your corner when the going gets tough. Having resolved over 6,500 disputes for business owners have seen it all before.

    Whether you need a skilled negotiator or a fearless litigator, we specialise in delivering commercial results when:

    Customers refuse to pay;
    Suppliers let you down; and
    Business Partners do the wrong thing.

  • Employment & Safety

    Employment & Safety

    The biggest challenge for any business owner, is managing their employees.

    A difficult employee can make you question why you got into business in the first place and be toxic to your team morale.

    We deliver proactive solutions to manage your team via employment contracts, policies and procedures as well as handling employment disputes when they arise.

  • Property & Construction

    Property & Construction

    Property is the key most wealth in Australia.  Whether you are buying, selling, leasing or developing property, you need a lawyer you can count on.

    We can advise on the whole property development process from obtaining finance to development approvals, construction and sale or leasing.

    We also act for the Master Builders Victoria and have extensive expertise in construction contracts and disputes.

  • Family Law

    Family Law

    At Taurus Legal Management we understand the unique challenges clients encounter during family disputes, especially when children are involved. Our family lawyers specialise in handling high-asset cases with a focus on protecting clients wealth, securing their family’s future, and safeguarding the best interests of their children.


In the intricate tapestry of family law, property disputes form a significant thread, often weaving complexities that demand resolution. As you grapple with the aftermath of separation, timely settlement of property matters becomes crucial.

Delays in settling your property matter can cause issues, and we have outlined some of these below:

  1. Preservation of Assets: Failing to promptly resolve property matters may result in the deterioration or depletion of assets. This can make it difficult to ascertain the accurate value of the property pool, impacting the fairness of the final settlement.
  2. Asset Depreciation/Appreciation: The value of assets, such as properties or investments, may change over time. Delays can lead to the need for updated valuations and potential disagreements over the value of the property pool.
  3. Opportunity Costs: A delay in reaching a settlement can prevent you from moving forward with your life. For instance, one party might be unable to purchase a new home or make financial decisions until the property dispute is resolved.
  4. Emotional and Psychological Toll: Prolonged disputes can take an emotional toll on you, impacting your overall well-being and hindering your ability to focus on other aspects of your life.

Potential for Disputes to Escalate: Increasing Conflict

As time goes on, unresolved family law property disputes have the potential to escalate the conflict between you and your former partner. This escalation can further strain relationships, making it even more difficult to reach an amicable resolution.

The Role of Legal Professionals and Alternative Dispute Resolution

To mitigate the consequences of delay, seeking guidance from an experienced family law professional is paramount. Legal experts can provide insights into the potential consequences of procrastination and guide parties toward efficient and equitable solutions.

If you would like to move your matter forward, book in an appointment with our Family Law Partner, Nicci Bilinsky, without delay. (See what we did there?)

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