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Commercial Services

Our focus is business objectives combined with legal and regulatory framework within which business operates. Our approach is solutions based with a strong emphasis on the legal hurdles you are likely to encounter in business. It provides a solid foundation for understanding the impact of the law on general business practice.

Business Structures

Business Structures

We assist clients in setting up business structures, suiting your needs:

  • Shareholders agreement, share subscription agreements, options agreements, Company Constitutions

  • Company Registrations (Public, Limited by Guarantee or Proprietary), ABN registrations plus tax file number registrations

  • Discretionary Trusts or Unit Trusts, Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF)

  • Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances or Partnerships.

Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

Each business is different and as your business grows, regulatory obligations and monitoring increases. Our collaborative approach ensures that we are always aware of the developments with the law and our clients business. our core tasks ranging from product licensing, business licensing, product packaging, exploring international markets together with state government and federal government compliances.

Business Sale & Purchase

Business Sale & Purchase

We assist clients with business sale or business purchase plus business succession planning.  A sale of business transaction consists of smooth transition to the new owner including due diligence, contract drafting, contract review, negotiation, exchange and settlement plus asset transfers including intellectual property rights,  commercial lease, licences and contracts with suppliers.

Whereas purchase of business is equally important with more responsibilities on conducting appropriate due diligence, prior to entering into the commercial agreements. Important issues to consider are ownership of key assets, existing liabilities, any litigation or disputes, ATO tax debts or regulatory compliance, especially if acquiring financial services business.

Employment

Employment

We assist businesses with utilising best options available relating to employment issues, ranging from employment full time or part-time, contractors, or outsourced models. Our clients often require assistance from engagement to termination, and assistance with employment contracts, contractors agreements, workplace policies and guidelines. Our employment contract templates are consistent with the Fair Work Act and National Employment Standards.

Commercial Contracts

Commercial Contracts

We assist clients with:

  • shareholders agreements, subscription agreements, options agreements;

  • franchise agreements;

  • sale of business agreements;

  • confidentiality agreements;

  • joint venture and partnership agreements;

  • loan agreements;

  • service and consultancy agreements;

  • employment and subcontractor agreements;

  • distribution and supply agreements; and

  • licence agreements.

Online Marketplace

Online Marketplace

We guide you with your online businesses rights and obligations, ranging from click and accept agreements, product or services arrangements, marketplace business (customer, platform provider, service provider) and Software as a Service (SAAS). Our clients operate in the space of B2B and B2C, as well as wholesalers and marketplace operators within Australia and internationally.

We assist with your contractual rights and obligations that are clear and concise, by effectively managing risks and safeguarding your commercial interest. We act for clients on North Shore and Northern Beaches of Sydney.