Corporate and Commercial

Our commercial lawyers provide tailored legal advice to help you make informed and accurate business decisions.

We work closely with you to deliver commercially astute advice to suit the business environment in which you operate.

Our experienced commercial lawyers provide essential day-to-day legal support and strategic advice so you can quickly manage any opportunities or issues that arise in your business.

We work with some of Australia's largest, most successful and fastest growing companies, as well as small and medium-sized family-owned and private businesses, and not-for-profit organisations.

Our team members are knowledgeable, responsive and passionate about what they do. They deliver practical advice in a clear, straightforward way to support your business.

The experts in commercial and corporations law

We work with organisations across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, providing services to assist businesses throughout their lifecycle – including incorporation and acquisition, general trading, sale and succession planning.

Our corporate lawyers advise on company and business acquisition and sales, including due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, company structuring and restructuring. As your business evolves, we can help you implement a business succession plan and advise on tax-effective business structures including joint ventures. We also offer expertise in:

  • Asset security
  • Corporate governance
  • Customs law and practice
  • E-commerce
  • Franchising
  • Information and communications technology
  • Intellectual property
  • International trade and investment
  • Mortgage broking
  • Privacy
  • Stamp duties and tax
  • Supply, manufacturing, agency, licensing and distribution contracts.

A strategic, commercial approach

We understand the importance of strategic and creative thinking. We pride ourselves on excellent project management and timeliness in progressing and completing commercial matters.

Client outcome driven

Understanding your priorities and business objectives is important to us. It allows us to identify and deal with opportunities and risks specific to your business. Our focus is always on helping to achieve your commercial goals.

Collaborative

It is important you can trust your advisors to work together effectively. Our team-based approach is to build genuine, collaborative working relationships with our clients and other relevant advisors to ensure the best outcome for you.

Latest Insights

Permanent Changes Afoot to Allow Virtual Meetings and Electronic Execution of Documents

November 18, 2021

The Federal Government has signalled its intention to make permanent the temporary COVID-19 exemptions allowing virtual meetings and the electronic signing and sending of certain documents by companies. If passed in its current form, the…

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ASIC brings action against small amount credit lender for licence breaches

November 8, 2021

ASIC has brought civil penalty proceedings against Ferratum Australia Pty Ltd, the Australian arm of the Finland-based financial services company Multitude SE, offering mobile and digital financial services in approximately 25 countries mainly in Europe,…

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New Director Identification Number Requirements Coming Soon

October 25, 2021

From November 2021, directors will be able to apply for a Director Identification Number (Director ID), in an effort to prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities and prevent director involvement in other…

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Our Corporate and Commercial Lawyers