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Corporate & Commercial Law

We bring the right people with the right skills together to successfully conclude any transaction.

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. 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.


  • 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.

Recent Posts

27 March 2023 - Knowledge

Independent review into Australian Carbon Credit Units

#Government, #Corporate & Commercial Law, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability

An independent review into Australia's carbon crediting scheme affirmed that the framework is fundamentally sound, but has made 16 recommendations to increase transparency and public trust.

21 March 2023 - Knowledge

Australia-China cross-border business collaborations in 2023 – key policy considerations

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Intellectual Property

Recent policy and regulatory updates in China and Australia highlight key strategies that will impact cross-border collaborations and investment, particularly in the technology sector, throughout 2023 and beyond.

15 March 2023 - Knowledge

Key lessons from ASIC’s first court action against greenwashing by super fund

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), #Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services

ASIC has launched its first court action against Mercer Superannuation for allegedly making false claims about its sustainable investment options. What can businesses learn from this case?

02 March 2023 - Knowledge

M&A deal characteristics in 2023

#Mergers and Acquisitions, #Corporate & Commercial Law, #Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

In our latest M&A Review, we highlight six deal characteristics deal makers can expect to see this year.

01 March 2023 - Knowledge

Australia's Privacy Act review: What you need to know

#Data & Privacy, #Corporate & Commercial Law

The Australian government has released a report proposing 116 changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), inviting public feedback by 31 March 2023.

01 February 2023 - Knowledge

A guide to deregistration and members’ voluntary liquidation in Australia

#Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency, #Corporate & Commercial Law

If you’re thinking about tidying your corporate structure, now is the time to do it. In this article, we outline how solvent Australian companies can wind up entities they no longer require.

30 November 2022 - Knowledge

What the 30 November 2022 deadline for Director ID applications means for resigned company directors

#Corporate & Commercial Law

The ATO has released a draft legislative instrument exempting directors who have resigned from their position as directors prior to 1 December 2022 from applying for a Director ID.

22 November 2022 - Knowledge

ACCC calls for wide ranging new regulation for digital platforms

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Competition & Consumer Law

The ACCC uses its regulatory power to call for new competition and consumer protection laws for digital platforms after extensive consumer harms have been uncovered.

15 November 2022 - Knowledge

A jump in penalties for competition and consumer law breaches and the unfair contracts regime expanded

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Recent changes to Australian competition and consumer laws mean penalties have now increased from $10m to $50m, in what the ACCC calls “a strong deterrent message”

02 November 2022 - Knowledge

Applying for your Director Identification Number: FAQ

#Corporate & Commercial Law

With the deadline fast-approaching, we answer some common questions to help company directors navigate the Director ID application process and how they can lodge their application before 30 November 2022.

26 October 2022 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin

#Government, #Corporate & Commercial Law

Has a counterparty asked you to consent to a change in the control of their entity? In this edition, we share our key considerations for reviewing and responding to a change of control request.

26 October 2022 - Knowledge

China’s bi-decade Communist Party Congress: Highlights and impact on Australian businesses

#Corporate & Commercial Law

The Chinese Government is on a quest to achieve “national rejuventation”, “common prosperity”, “socialist modernisation”, “high-quality development” and “harmony between humanity and nature”. What does this mean for Australian businesses?