Corporate and Commercial

Our Corporate and Commercial legal team has a proven track record of providing commercially astute, clear and innovative legal advice. We work hard to deliver particular client focused outcomes designed to meet our clients’ needs.

We can advise and assist you on a wide range of corporate and commercial areas including:

Contract drafting, interpretation and performance, including agreements

  • Leases (retail and commercial)
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Loan agreements
  • Franchise and distribution agreements

Business sales and purchases, including ancillary agreements

  • Lease renewals
  • Deeds of guarantee and priority
  • Assignment and surrender agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements

Company formation and business structuring

  • Company structure
  • Directors’ roles, powers, duties
  • Shareholdings
  • Joint ventures
  • Partnership creation and advice
  • Formation of trusts

Creditor remedies and debt recovery

Charity and not for profit enterprises

  • Compliance with relevant legislation
  • Establishing and re-structuring non-for profit entities
  • Tax and corporate governance issues
  • Access to appropriate tax concessions
  • Property and leasing

Agency law

Aviation law

  • State and or federal compliance issues
  • Sales and purchase of aircraft
  • Due diligence

Competition and consumer law advice and compliance

  • Misleading or deceptive conduct
  • Consumer guarantees
  • Unfair contracts


  • Setting up a franchise
  • Purchasing a franchise
  • Selling a franchise
  • Terminating a franchise agreement

Retirement villages operation and practices

  • Regulatory and legal compliance
  • Acquiring and disposing of retirement villages
  • Contract drafting and advice

Intellectual property and information technology law advice and contract drafting

  • Intellectual property ownership advice
  • Copyright advice and documentation
  • Agreements for the sale and licensing of IP assets
  • Design and patent legal advice


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