Business law refers to the legal rules that apply to all types of Australian business. The Corporations Law applies to private and public Australian companies.
Running a business is never easy. A million and one things to consider before breakfast, and never enough time. Balancing risk and reward can be tricky. Identifying, preventing, and solving legal problems can feel near impossible.
A good business lawyer will help you solve these problems. She will work hard to understand your business and be an integral part of your team. Together, you will plan for and execute results.
We make sure your contracts protect your business interests. We work hard to identify and reduce your legal risk.
Governance and Compliance
Full compliance will all key laws applying to your business is essential. Best practice governance will ensure your business runs like a well-oiled machine.
Minimise your risk and maximise your reward by making your structure work for you. From partnerships and companies through to unit and holding trusts, we will show you the way.
Buying, selling, and leasing commercial land will be quicker and easier with us on your side.
Investment & Succession
We live and breathe business and enjoy its challenges and changes. Whether you are looking to raise capital, attract and retain talent, plan for stress-free future exit, or navigate rough waters there will be a solution for you.
Understanding your insurance position will give you peace of mind. We can explain your policy coverage, identify gaps, and assist you to prepare claims. We can also defend claims while you dispute unfavourable insurance decisions and pursue insurers on your behalf.
Protecting your brand, reputation and revenue is as important to us, as it is to you. Our intellectual property services include licensing and assignment, franchising, trademarks, and trademark litigation.
Court Appearances & Dispute Resolution
We can appear for you in Courts and Tribunals and assist you to resolve disputes by negotiation. You can read more about our litigation and dispute resolution services here.
A 1-hour meeting to fill us in on the basics and decide if we are the right solicitors for you.
Scope & Costs Disclosure
After your initial consultation, we will provide a scope of work and costs disclosure for you to approve.
After you approve our costs disclosure, we will commence work.
We assisted our client – director/shareholder of a group of health sciences with international reach – to restructure for tax effectiveness and to efficiently protect and exploit valuable IP.
We assisted our client – whose workers accidentally caused a bushfire leading to greater than $20 million damage – to make an insurance claim and protect against declinature risk.
We assisted our client – one of several investors in multiple private companies – to achieve consistent corporate governance and succession planning.