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Who We Help

We provide comprehensive legal advice to a range of commercial and not-for-profit enterprises ranging from start-ups to established national and international corporations, across a variety of industries including banking and finance, mining and resources, technology and communications, medical, aviation and construction.


How We Help

Our highly experienced team advise clients across the full ambit of commercial operations, including advising on:

  • all matters relating to the sale and merger of businesses, including preparing and negotiating share and asset sale agreements, advising on structuring and taxation issues and legal due diligence in a broad range of areas (including employment relations, lending and security, environmental law and competition law);  
  • major private equity and capital raising transactions, including preparing and negotiating share sale, subscription and share warrant agreements, finance documents and corporate governance documents (including shareholders and unitholders agreements);
  • all aspects of business formation to exit (whether via sale or insolvency), including advising on structuring matters (with a key focus on tax) as well as employee share/option plans, employment agreements and policies, privacy documentation, trust deeds and standard form trading documentation;
  • a broad range of matters relevant to the information, technology and communication industry, including preparing and negotiating software, hardware and channel partner arrangements and advising on major government and private enterprise software and hardware solutions;
  • loan, security and other banking and finance matters and all matters relevant to the equipment finance industry, including advising on credit licensing issues and preparing standard form and bespoke lending and security agreements which require our particular expertise on the impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) and establishing PPSA policies to minimise client risk;
  • franchise and licensing agreements for new operations expanding into Australia and moving overseas, including ensuring compliance with local and international regulations;
  • joint venture documentation for national and international corporations, including the reparation and negotiation of joint venture agreements, buy/sell agreements, cross-security agreements and the like; and
  • property development and entry to the Australian property market by international developers, including advising on corporate and project structuring advice, Foreign Investment Review Board applications, preparation and negotiation and drafting of agreements.
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