We have extensive experience in commercial and corporate law matters across a wide variety of areas. We use our experience to assist our clients to achieve and sustain business growth and to add maximum value to their businesses.

We build strong relationships with our clients so as to closely understand their businesses, enabling our firm to deliver commercially driven solutions and outcomes to address the real needs of our clients.

We have experience in and can assist with a wide variety of commercial and corporate law matters, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, and associated issues, such as tax [link] and employment law [link]
  • Structuring, restructuring and succession planning
  • Fund raising and initial public offerings
  • Corporate governance and directors’ duties
  • Franchising, licensing and distribution arrangements
  • Trading terms and conditions
  • Finance and securities, including the Personal Property Securities Register
  • Employee incentives and retention arrangements
  • Intellectual property protection – see [link to IP page]
  • General commercial advice
  • Pre-litigation dispute resolution and strategies to manage disputes
  • Competition law issues arising from corporate and commercial arrangements
  • Not-for-profit
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
    • Shareholders Agreements, Unitholders Agreements and Partnership Agreements
    • Sale of Business Agreements, Share Sale Agreements, Heads of Agreement and Terms Sheets
    • Subscription Agreements and Option Agreements
    • Loan Agreements, Security Agreements and Mortgages
    • Franchise Agreements, Licence Agreements and Distribution Agreements
    • Employee Share Schemes and Employee Option Agreements
    • Employment Agreements and Contractor Agreements
    • Trade Terms and Conditions
    • Confidentiality Agreements
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