Corporate, Commercial & Tax

Commercial law is our core practice area.  Our approach is to provide technically excellent advice coupled with commercial insight in a clear and concise manner.

Our clients operate in a wide variety of industries and markets, and we have extensive experience in most areas of commercial law including:

  • Corporations Act – relating to Constitutions, directors, office holders and members of Australian corporations and foreign entities
  • Business structures such as companies, trusts and partnerships
  • Acquisition and sale of businesses
  • Joint ventures, shareholder agreements, sale and purchase of units / shares agreements and commercial agreements generally
  • Contract law, including commercial negotiations and documentation
  • Terms and conditions of trade
  • Intellectual property matters, including trade marks and copyright (locally and internationally)
  • Employment and industrial law
  • Taxation issues, including income tax, capital gains tax, GST and stamp duties
  • FIRB and ACCC approvals and liaising with government licensing bodies