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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

08 November 2018 - Knowledge

Draft legislation to strengthen penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct

#Corporate & Commercial Law

In late September the Government released the Treasury Laws Amendment (ASIC Enforcement) 2018 Bill (Bill) seeking consultation from the public in relation to its proposed reforms. The Bill seeks to amend the Corporations Act, ASIC Act, Credit Act and the Insurance Contracts Act in response to a number of recommendations made in the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce report.

30 October 2018 - Knowledge

Renewable energy - why all the hype?

#Corporate & Commercial Law

In the first of a three-part series, we take a look at the legislative background concerning renewable energy, particularly for solar, looking at what is happening internationally – and how Australia compares.

24 October 2018 - Knowledge

Reminder: Impact of new accounting standards on M&A, employee incentives and debt arrangements

#Corporate & Commercial Law

It’s the time of year when we start to reflect on the past 12 months and plan for the next. Like many, we are seeing more and more earn-outs in connection with business acquisitions as well as the continued widespread use of profit-based employee incentives.

16 October 2018 - Knowledge

Same, same but different – why you can’t assume copycat names won’t be registered

#Corporate & Commercial Law

A recent case is a reminder that, when it comes to assessing the similarities between competing business name registrations, a common sense approach won’t get you far.

15 October 2018 - Knowledge

You’ve found a buyer for your business. But how will you and others be affected after the sale?

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Holding Redlich corporate & commercial partner Brendan Wykes, who recently sold his family business – a fresh food procurement and delivery service set up by his wife in 2012, outlines the post-sale restrictions that you need to take care with.

03 October 2018 - Knowledge

Director Identification Numbers – draft legislation now open for comment

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Treasury has released draft legislation for the modernisation of the Australian Business Register and introduction of Director Identification Numbers.

25 September 2018 - Knowledge

Deadline - ASIC regulated entities must submit their metrics now

#Corporate & Commercial Law

The deadline for organisations to comply with new industry funding laws is here – you have until Thursday 27 September 2018 to submit you ‘business activity metrics’ to ASIC.

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.