Commercial Law

Commercial Law governs business dealings. Our expertise and knowledge as to concepts including; drafting business agreements and contracts, personal property, chattel leases, cheques, negotiable instruments, insurance, guarantees, sales of goods, product liability and application of both the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) and Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) provides our clients with superior legal advice and representation as to such business conflicts or concerns.

Purchase & sale of business

We can provide advice and guide you through the purchase or sale of a business. Our team is experienced in all types of business transactions, including asset sale agreements, share sale agreements, joint ventures and franchise agreements.


Our team can provide you with advice and assistance in the negotiation of all of your commercial contracts. Our team has experience drafting all types of contracts, including general terms and conditions, service agreements, loan agreements, mortgage & securities and guarantees.

Shareholder Agreements & Companies

If you are establishing a new company or raising further capital, our team can provide you timely advice on the process and prepare all the necessary documentation, including shareholder agreements, company constitution and other securities documents.

Dissolution of business

The dissolution of a business, be that a sole trader, partnership or company, can be complex. Our team has experience advising clients through the process and ensuring that there are no outstanding obligations or issues that may arise further down the track.

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