Australia's alpine industry has a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Our lawyers have a thorough understanding of the issues facing this sector, on and off the snowfields.
Our highly specialised alpine industry practice has extensive experience providing advice to clients at all of Victoria's alpine resorts. We also advise alpine associations, property developers, business and tourism operators, resort management boards and providers of alpine accommodation facilities.
Our lawyers advise clients on all facets of competition and consumer laws for tourism/developments. Many of these matters are unique to the alpine environment. We also advise clients in this sector on employee and severance-related agreements and benefit plans.
Our lawyers are familiar with the unique challenges and high-risk environments in which winter and summer sports and training activities are conducted.
We regularly provide advice on risk mitigation, media, advertising, concessions, merchandising, and race and sponsorship arrangements.
We regularly advise clients on matters involving site acquisition, Crown land leases, leasehold, subleases, subdivisions, financing and development, project design and construction, all of which involve issues unique to alpine resorts.
Our lawyers also advise on related matters like structuring of entities to hold leases (including incorporated associations, unit trusts and cooperatives), environmental impact assessments and concerns, flora and fauna protection, indigenous land rights issues, risk management plans and risk assessments.
Our comprehensive litigation services cover all facets of alpine activities, including:
We provide considered advice on the aspects of alpine siteholders' arrangements.