Our Commercial & Business team has extensive commercial and corporate expertise that focuses on assisting our clients with their complex and day-to-day business issues, transactions, compliance and structures.  The team works synergistically with our clients and our other legal teams to create and achieve a whole of entity legal and commercial objective for our clients.

Our team can handle all of your business legal needs and can assist a broad range of clients from small business enterprises, government authorities, international banking institutions, publicly listed companies, private companies and 'mum and dad' businesses.

Legal Services

The legal services that each client requires varies greatly, but we are able to assist you, from a straight-forward enquiry to a multimillion dollar transaction, including:

  • Contract drafting, review and negotiation
  • Business sales and purchases
  • Business structuring and risk
  • Intellectual property
  • Liquor licencing
  • Franchising
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Company acquisitions/sales/capital raising
  • Compliance
  • Transactions
  • Asset protection and structures
  • Registering companies and trusts

Whatever your commercial or business needs we can tailor a team around you to provide a whole of business solution.

Buying or selling a business in Queensland...Client Guide

A business sale transaction can be quite complex that involves a broad range of issues such as employee entitlements, council requirements and obtaining the Landlord's consent for either a new lease or assignment of an existing lease. This guide has been prepared to give you some general knowledge and discuss, in plain English, key legal issues to consider in a business sale transaction. Regardless of whether you are a Seller or a Buyer, this Guide will assist you in understanding the sales process and how crucial a properly drafted contract is to protecting your interests. It is an extensive guide but if you do not have the time to read the entire Guide, headings have been used to make it easier to skim read to the areas that are of importance to you.

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