Starting a business, or buying or selling a business, can be daunting. That’s where our commercial solicitors can help. We have sound experience across many different industries. We offer practical legal solutions to individuals, small businesses and SMEs.
Headed by Vinesh George, our team offers the following legal services for businesses:
Property and leasing: We can assist with retail leasing and commercial leasing for both landlords and tenants. We can also assist with the sale or purchase of commercial property.
Commercial law and small business legal advice: We offer small business legal advice in a wide range of matters including trade practices law and consumer law.
Business structure: With a new business enterprise, we can set up the business, whether by partnership, joint venture, company, trust or franchise. If its a restructure of an existing business, we can help with partnership dissolutions and corporate restructures.
Contracts: Our commercial lawyers can prepare or review legal contracts including purchase or sale of business, Put and Call Options, franchise agreements, supply agreements, service agreements, distribution agreements, partnership agreements, commercial contracts. We’ll ensure the contract terms and conditions are suitable for your business both now and into the future. We’ll also ensure that due diligence standards are met.
Franchises: If you’re looking to buy into a franchise, we can explain the franchise agreement and franchisor disclosure documents to ensure you are fully aware of the issues that could make or break your new business.
Disputes: We offer dispute resolution services and business litigation covering a wide range of issues including breach of contract, debt recovery and partnership disputes.
Corporations law: We can assist with shareholders agreements, advice on corporate governance and documenting company administrations.
Business succession and asset protection: You ought to have a plan to ensure that your business and personal assets are protected. We can work with your business and family to devise a plan that keeps your hard-earned assets safe through unit, discretionary and family trusts, Wills and/or Powers of Attorney.
Copyright, trademarks and patents: We can help you manage and enforce your intellectual property rights. We can also help you with registering designs, patents and trademarks.