Initial advice to final hearing and determination for all applications, objections, and appeals before Government Tribunals
Experience in administrative law includes statutory interpretation, freedom of information, natural justice, legislative drafting, regulatory drafting, tribunal work, regulatory systems, privacy, and procedural fairness.
Advising clients on asset and wealth protection preventing personal and business property from being in jeopardy due to bankruptcy, directors’ liability, enforcement of personal guarantees or other domestic reasons
BANKING & FINANCING
General and specialist advice to businesses, financiers, and individuals on a diverse range of corporate and commercial finance transactions
Experience in banking, finance, and securities law, including transactional work for banks and financial institutions and advice and guidance regarding regulatory requirements
Advising corporate and individual creditors, debtors, trustees, and liquidators in bankruptcy and insolvency law on corporate receiverships, voluntary administration, deed of company arrangements, winding up applications and bankruptcies
Advising commercial clients on business start-ups, joint ventures and partnerships, distributions and agency, franchising, advertising, and marketing, terms and conditions, and commercial contract law Company and business mergers, acquisitions and sales, restructures and amalgamations, banking and debt financing
Advice on a broad range of contractual issues including rectification, trade practices uncertainty, failure of consideration, lack of authority, illegality, failure to comply with strict legislative requirements, undue influence, unconscionable conduct, specific performance, and damages for breach.
Advice on all aspects of corporations law affecting the formation and operation of companies including, structuring and asset protection, regulatory and compliance matters, duties and obligations of company directors and officeholders, shareholders rights, statutory reporting and compliance, all issues under the Corporations Act and other relevant statutes and regulations
Advice on all aspects of employment law including hiring and termination requirements, tax, payroll and superannuation obligations Occupational Health and Safety requirements, discrimination and harassment issues, Industrial Relations, Workers Compensation, Public Liability, Risk Management Strategies & audits.
Advising both franchisors and franchisees on franchising, trade practice requirements, and the relevant code requirements, including reviewing contracts and agreements, leases, intellectual property protection, and dispute resolution
Advice to insurers, corporations, and individuals and high-level litigation in commercial and professional indemnity actions, advice on policy issues, assisting with statutory compliance and risk management, dispute resolution and resolution of claims
Advising on the legal and commercial issues about project identification, control and management, contributions and inputs, taxation and other structuring issues Advice, preparation, and negotiating terms of joint ventures and project development agreements for commercial, retail, and multi-residential developments. Advice for financiers and preparation of financing and loan agreements for specific projects
Advising clients on all aspects of leasing for commercial and retail premises
Preparation of all leasing and disclosure requirements for landlords and tenants
Advising licensees and proprietors on the legal requirements of specific licensing regime
Preparation and assisting in licensing applications, determinations and transfers
Advise on issues and litigation about publishing and broadcasting, production, distribution and financing arrangements, defamation, contempt, copyright industrial relations, marketing, sponsorship, licensing and merchandising arrangements, intellectual property identification and protection
Representing & advising purchasers and sellers in acquisitions and divestments in the areas of regulatory matters, due diligence, securities, intellectual property, foreign investment, financing agreements, commercial finance, project financing, debt restructuring, structuring, and employment law
REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT
Advising and representing business, corporate and private clients on property and Conveyancing transactions including acquisition, disposition, project development, leasing, financing, structuring, asset protection, and joint ventures
Advising, designing and implementing changes to business, corporate and private clients’ capital or corporate structures to protect assets and reputation, enhance their value, and to minimise possible litigation or claims
Advising and representing companies, directors, officers, and investors, in all matters affected by corporate, securities, and banking laws, including public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, buyouts, and tenders.
Advising on legal requirements of financial institutions and providing a broad range of legal services on corporate governance and compliance, and finance and business structures.
Advising and representing on sports contracts, sponsorship and endorsement, venue and event management, ecommerce and internet, workplace relations, risk management, disputes, business structures and tax.
Advice for business, corporate and private clients about legal requirements affecting transport operations including, commercial documentation, freight forwarding, factoring agreements, subcontracting agreements, injury claims and compensation, contracts of carriage, insurance, dispute resolution and maritime law
Advice on trusts for asset protection, business protection and continuity succession planning and taxation structuring
Expertise in the areas of trusts, companies, and the structuring and reorganisation of affairs ensures protection of assets being tax and stamp duty effective and that testamentary wishes are realised. Estate planning advice and act for estates in probates and letters of administration, family maintenance, claims against estates and defending claims