Trade Credit Disputes

Trusted Legal Help for Trade Credit Disputes

Unmatched expertise in trade credit law.

Credit disputes disrupt financial flow and cause problems for companies of all sizes and can have serious flow-on effects for creditors and debtors alike. 

Resolving them efficiently whilst maintaining a commercial relationship with stakeholders is vital to long term business success. 

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Common Causes of Trade Credit Disputes

Resolving Trade Credit Disputes

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12:12 25 Mar 23
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Common Causes of Trade Credit Disputes

Trade credit disputes arise for various reasons, including:


If buyers cannot pay for goods or services within the specified time-frame.
You can only exercise this option if you have concerns about the quality, disagreements about the contract, or financial problems and are doing so according to the terms and conditions of sale.

Delayed Payment

Payment delays can strain cash flow for suppliers, putting them under pressure to meet their due date obligations.
Account terms should contain provisions relating to dealing with delayed payments.

Quality of Goods or Services

Disputes regarding goods or services can damage the supplier's reputation. These disputes can also make it challenging for the buyer to meet their credit agreement.

Breach of Contract

Contract breaches can lead to arguments in trade credit agreements. Both sides will seek solutions for the alleged problem. These solutions may involve issues with the Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009.


Insolvency occurs when a party cannot pay its debts, leaving suppliers and creditors with limited options under the National Credit Code.

Understanding these problems is crucial when dealing with trade credit disputes. 

This is especially true when short-term interest rates, credit protection, and credit report information are involved.

Enquire About Trade Credit Disputes

We’re here to provide expert guidance and practical solutions, ensuring your business stays on the path to success.

Custom-Tailored Dispute Resolution Strategies

At RCR Lawyers, we understand that disputes can be stressful and time-consuming. 

That’s why we take a personalised approach to resolving your disputes. We use different methods, such as negotiation or third-party mediation, to find a solution within the given time limit.

While abiding by responsible lending and national consumer credit protection regulations, we follow strict rules to protect your financial interests. 

Our goal is to resolve your dispute while preserving any vital business relationships.

Tackling Late or Non-Payment Issues

Sometimes, businesses give credit to each other, but one may only pay on time or not pay at all. 

This can lead to disagreements and financial difficulties. In such situations, our legal team can help you. 

We can provide a letter of demand to request payment.

Additionally, we can create payment plans that adhere to credit limits. 

If necessary, we can take legal action to recover the money owed to you which is more cost effective than you think. 


Resolving Disputed Invoices

Disputes relating to invoice details can significantly affect businesses, impacting their cash flow and partner relationships. In severe cases, it may even result in getting a default notice from the other party. 

We can assist you in difficult situations by providing advice on problem-solving through communication or legal action.

Additionally, we can protect your rights in contractual matters if needed.

Addressing Quality Disputes

Disagreements over the quality of goods or services can lead to withheld payments or legal disputes.

We have expertise in resolving disputes for suppliers and receivers of goods or services, protecting your rights and information on your credit reports.

When Legal Action Becomes Inevitable

We aim to resolve disputes through alternative methods, with legal action as a last resort. 

Our lawyers can support you through the entire legal process from filing to appeals.

Why Choose RCR Lawyers for Trade Credit Disputes

Trade credit disputes require a unique combination of legal expertise, financial comprehension, and negotiation abilities. 

RCR Lawyers excels in all these areas, offering a comprehensive and practical range of legal services. 

We understand high-net-worth individuals and SMEs’ unique challenges in trade credit disputes, making us your go-to legal advisor.

If you need help with a trade credit dispute, RCR Lawyers can assist you. Our solicitors are experts in trade credit law, including accounts receivable and credit card debt. 

We will help you solve your trade credit problems quickly and effectively, following the rules and responsible lending practices.

Contact us

Contact our team for a confidential consultation or any other credit contract-related queries.

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Common Causes of Trade Credit Disputes

Resolving Trade Credit Disputes

Call our Brisbane Team on 07 3009 8444

Call our Sydney Team on 02 9307 8900

Enquire about resolving Trade Credit Disputes

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When Litigation Becomes Necessary

Resolving lease disputes can be challenging and may require legal action.

However, you don't have to worry; our experienced lawyers can provide you with the necessary legal support in such situations.

From filing legal documents to representing you in court hearings and appeals, our lawyers can help you with everything.

We comprehend the intricacies of lease disputes and are available to support you at every stage.

Meet our experienced team

Commercial Litigation

Paul Rojas

Michael Finch

Dean Alexander

Christine Kennedy

Mysa Mohannak

Lee Allen

Marcus Malouf

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Neil Yang