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Corporate & Commercial Law

Holding Redlich’s Corporate & Commercial Group is a major player in medium-sized transactions

Corporate & Commercial Law

We have a strong national Corporate & Commercial group. We don’t over-engineer, instead we bring the right people with the right skills together to successfully conclude any transaction. This approach has earned us a reputation for creativity and innovation. Our partners are involved in every deal, from contact through to completion and as a group, we have in-depth knowledge of a wide range of industries in which our clients operate.

Expertise

We work with our clients across the full spectrum of Corporate and Commercial law, including:

  • competition & consumer law
  • complex commercial agreements and long-term supply agreements
  • Corporations Act compliance and ASX listing rules
  • corporate governance
  • data & privacy
  • employee share and option schemes
  • financial services and superannuation
  • financing and securitisation
  • franchising
  • IPOs and fundraisings 
  • intellectual property
  • joint ventures, partnerships and co-ownership structures 
  • managed investment schemes
  • M&A  - private and public
  • personal property securities
  • private equity and venture capital
  • restructures
  • start-ups & emerging enterprises.

We also have a dedicated national Procurement practice group that provides services to a range of government and private sector clients. Please click here to see full details.

Experience

  • acting in Structural Monitoring Systems Plc acquisition of Anodyne Electronic Manufacturing Corp
  • acting in Panorama Synergy Ltd’s acquisition of Hydrix as part of vertical integration play
  • acting for a Singapore listed company on the proposed $60m takeover bid of Guildford Coal Limited
  • acting for LionGold Corp Limited in the $65m takeover of Castlemaine Goldfields Limited
  • acting for Blumont Group Ltd in relation to the $32m takeover of Genesis Resources Limited
  • acting for Blumont Group Ltd in the $55m takeover of Merlin Diamonds Limited
  • acting for Affinity Education Group Limited on multiple acquisitions and divestments of child care centres throughout Australia
  • acting for the Fresh Produce Group’s acquisition of Tumut Grove Citrus
  • acting for Frasers Property on the sale of a commercial property and hotel development at its landmark Central Park development in Chippendale
  • acting for the owners of Associated Grain on the sale to Agrocorp
  • acting for Hong Kong Uniasia in the acquisition of the MOR cosmetics business
  • acting for CaterCare Group in the buy-out by CHAMP Ventures
  • advising SKY UK on the sale of Australian News Channel to News Corporation.
William Khong

William Khong

Partner

Melbourne

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Harry Kingsley

Harry Kingsley

Partner

Melbourne

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Ian Robertson AO

Ian Robertson AO

National Managing Partner

Sydney

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Carl Hinze

Carl Hinze

Partner

Brisbane

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Trent Taylor

Trent Taylor

Partner

Brisbane

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Brendan Wykes

Brendan Wykes

Partner

Sydney

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Esteban Gomez

Esteban Gomez

Partner

Brisbane

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Recent Posts

20 September 2018 - In the News

Holding Redlich has announced a new partner in its Brisbane corporate and commercial group

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Andrew Hynd joins the firm from Gadens Lawyers, and brings with him more than 20 years of experience advising across technology and procurement issues.

18 September 2018 - In the News

New partner joins as Holding Redlich celebrates 16 years in Brisbane

#Corporate & Commercial Law

The national firm has appointed Andrew Hynd as partner in the corporate and commercial team based in the Queensland capital. The firm has grown the office through the years from a 200sqm office with one partner and one support employee to a three-floor CBD space with 112 staff, including 18 partners.

18 September 2018 - Knowledge

Changes to crowdfunding legislation - Private companies can now access crowdfunding

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Changes to crowd-sourced funding laws open up new funding opportunities for small private companies, allowing them to raise new capital through crowd-sourced equity funding

18 September 2018 - Knowledge

Unfair contract terms in fintech small business loan contracts

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Following a review by ASIC, a fintech lender has agreed to change its standard form small business loan contracts.

17 September 2018 - Media Release

Holding Redlich celebrates 16 years of its Brisbane office, appoints new partner

#Corporate & Commercial Law

National law firm Holding Redlich is celebrating 16 years of operation of its Brisbane office. This comes as new partner Andrew Hynd joins the Brisbane Corporate & Commercial group.

28 August 2018 - Knowledge

Increases to financial penalties under the Australian Consumer Law

#Corporate & Commercial Law

The Federal Government has passed changes to the Australian Consumer Law, with substantial increases to penalties for both companies and individuals.

22 August 2018 - Knowledge

Trends: M&A strong in first half

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Many commentators predicted 2018 as a strong year for M&A - Holding Redlich’s experience in the first half of 2018 is consistent with this.

14 August 2018 - Knowledge

Next steps for ASIC industry funding laws

#Corporate & Commercial Law

ASIC has recently announced the next phase of its new industry funding regime. This article outlines the steps that regulated entities must take, and details how regulated entities can continue to utilise their registered agents.

30 July 2018 - Knowledge

An insider’s guide to selling a privately owned business

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Corporate & Commercial Partner Brendan Wykes, who specialises in sales and acquisitions of businesses, recently helped grow and sell his own family business, a fresh food home delivery service that was started by his wife in 2012. In this article, Brendan outlines 20 tips for selling your privately owned or family business.

10 July 2018 - Knowledge

“Ipso facto” regulations and M&A transactions

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Following recent changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), parties to a contract may be unable to rely on a contractual right to terminate or modify the operation of a contract on the occurrence of certain insolvency-related events of a counterparty to the contract (commonly known as an “ipso facto” provision).