Our Business Law team is focused on, and committed to, being the pre-eminent provider of business law services in the Hunter Region, and to providing those services to businesses based or operating anywhere in the world.
Our services include:
all aspects of capital raising, including undertaking due diligence investigations, reporting to boards, preparation of prospectus and information memorandum documentation and otherwise ensuring compliance with all aspects of the Corporations Laws and ASX Listing Rules
reviewing and preparing all types of contracts: contracts for sale of business, online business terms and conditions, supply agreements, service agreements, distribution agreements, consultancy agreements, franchise agreements, partnership agreements, IT agreements, licence agreements etc.
provision of strategic commercial advice: sale of business, legal compliance, consumer law, trade practices law, Franchise law, negotiation strategies
establishing new business enterprises & business services: partnerships, joint ventures, companies, shareholders’ agreements, franchise agreements and franchisor disclosure documents
protecting, managing and enforcing intellectual property rights, information assets and brands: copyright, trademarks, registered designs, domain names and e-commerce
undertaking drafting and providing advice in relation to:-
Corporate governance including directors’ duties, shareholders’ rights and legal compliance
Employee incentive plans
Mergers and acquisitions
Purchase and sale of businesses
International business and trade
memoranda of understanding and heads of agreement for joint ventures, partnerships, investments, finance and other commercial arrangements
brand protection, marketing activities and consumer law
standard terms and conditions, supply and services agreements, operation and maintenance agreements and outsourcing agreements
the procurement of goods and services, including preparing tender documents
competition issues, including transaction structuring, merger clearance, responding to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and other regulators’ investigations
strategies to manage contractual relationships and disputes in order to minimise legal, commercial and reputation risks
termination of relationships, business closure and insolvency issues.