Whilst the firm practices in other areas, it concentrates on assisting small and medium-sized businesses in the areas described below.
Sale/purchase of businesses, assets, shares or units, including due diligence, structuring advice and drafting and/or reviewing documentation.
Structuring advice; asset protection; companies, trusts, partnerships; Shareholders and Unitholders Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Management Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Co-Owners Agreements, Consultancy Agreements, Buy/Sell Agreements; business succession planning advice.
Commercial and Retail Leases: Drafting, reviewing and advising; disclosure documents and other compliance; variations; amendments; surrenders; abandonment; breach.
Intellectual Property and Other IP Contracts
Distributorship Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Franchise Agreements, Manufacturing Agreements; Commercialisation of new technology; Trade Marks; IT Agreements.
Advising developers in relation to the establishment of retirement villages, including purchase of the land, preparation of Residence Contracts and advising on compliance; advising residents regarding Residence Contracts; advising developers regarding establishment.
Other Commercial Contracts
Various; Supply Agreements, Agency Agreements, Procurement Agreements, Terms and Conditions, Event Management Agreements; Design and Construct Contracts; Advising start-ups; E-commerce, e.g. websites terms and procedures and contractual procedures.
Employment, consultancy, contractor and related agreements (including advice on “sham contracting”).
Securities and Guarantees
Securities of all kinds; general security agreements (GSAs); finance leases; PPS; pledges; bank and other loan documentation; director and other personal guarantees; indemnities.
Other Non-for-Profit organisations
Trade practices and fair trading