Commercial

  • Buying and selling a business;
  • Corporate structuring advice;
  • Transfers of shares;
  • Shareholder agreements;
  • Sale of assets agreements;
  • Assistance with ASIC forms and enquiries,
  • Changes to company officeholders;
  • PPSR;
  • Confidentiality agreements,
  • Supply agreements,
  • Non-disclosure agreements,
  • Partnership agreements;
  • Joint venture agreements;
  • Consultancy agreements and
  • General corporate and commercial advice.

 

Buying a franchise

  • Due diligence investigation;
  • Detailed review of the documentation provided by the franchisor;
  • Advice related to the Franchising Code of Conduct;
  • Review of the franchise agreement and disclosure statement;
  • Review of any associated lease and an explanation of how they would apply to your circumstances;
  • Assistance with negotiating with the franchisor;
  • Assistance with ASIC forms; and
  • Ongoing assistance once you have entered into an Agreement
 

Selling a franchise

  • Advice related to your sale and your rights and obligations which are contained in the Franchise Agreement and Code of Conduct;
  • Assistance with finding a broker;
  • Preparation of sale documentation including (but not limited to) the Franchise Agreement, Disclosure Statement and (if required) the Section 52 Statement;
  • Mediation of Disputes under the franchising code; and
  • Litigation related to franchising disputes
 

Banking & Finance

  • Solicitor certificates;
  • Deeds of Guarantee and Indemnity;
  • Commercial loan agreements;
  • Mortgages;
  • Rights of Entry,
  • Bank Guarantees,
  • General Security Agreements; and Advice related to loan agreements

Trusts

  • Advice related to unit, discretionary, superannuation, family and hybrid trusts;
  • Preparation of trust deeds;
  • Preparation of variations to trust deeds; and
  • Stamp duty advice.