We bring the right people with the right skills together to successfully conclude any transaction
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.
We work with our clients across the full spectrum of Corporate and Commercial law, including:
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.
27 November 2019 - Knowledge
In his next push to combat tax avoidance and strengthen tax governance, the Commissioner of Taxation is allocating significant resources and will be giving close attention to the business activities of high wealth private groups.
21 November 2019 - Knowledge
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released guidance for upcoming changes to the Corporations Act that will require large proprietary and public companies to have whistleblower policies in place by 1 January 2020.
28 October 2019 - Knowledge
For inter-generational family businesses, considering the protection of assets for the next generation, making a bequest in a will may seem like the best option. A growing issue however, is the possibility of business viability being destroyed by claims made against estate assets after death of a parent.
02 October 2019 - Knowledge
The branding associated with your business is fundamental to establishing commercial goodwill and building your business reputation within your target market.
30 September 2019 - Knowledge
In the last of our four-part series on selling your business without losing business, we provide some useful tips for navigating the post-signing or pre-completion phase as smoothly and pain-free as possible.
23 September 2019 - Knowledge
As a business grows, it is not uncommon for new companies to be added to the ‘group’ in a piecemeal fashion. This can lead to a needlessly complex corporate structure without proper regard for the long-term goals of the group or its majority owners.
16 September 2019 - Knowledge
This second of our four-part series on selling a business without losing business looks at who owners should recruit to their crack commando unit, and when to pull them in to facilitate a smooth and successful sale.
11 September 2019 - In the News
Despite mounting pressure following the recent investigation of UberEats by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, the Federal Government is yet to make good on its pre-election promise to strengthen the unfair contract term regime.
09 September 2019 - Knowledge
With the Federal Government soon to commence consultation on the unfair contract term regime, we review the current system and outline key implications for businesses if changes are implemented.
09 September 2019 - Knowledge
Selling a business can be a full-time job. We share the steps owners can take at different stages in the business sale cycle to prepare and seal the deal – without losing business in a four-part series, starting with five tips that will make a business 'sale ready'.
04 September 2019 - Knowledge
Running events is not just the domain of music or arts festival organisers. Most businesses will from time to time run conferences, networking and other events. This article provides a checklist of the top issues for consideration.
22 August 2019 - Knowledge
Until recently, an official document issued in Australia could be used in France after being notarised at a French consulate or embassy, as an alternative to having a French notary notarise the document in France.