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Our law practice is accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as specialists in business law.

A short message from one of our business lawyers, Mitchell Zadow.

Our commercial team comprises David Sharrock, Mitchell ZadowSimon Matters, and Samuel Ellemor.

We specialise in helping businesses and companies with whatever legal problems or needs they might be faced with, and our team provides advice and assistance which is both legally effective and also practical.

We frequently assist our clients with issues such as:

  • Buying and selling of businesses, including contracts, IP issues and employee obligations
  • Commercial and retail agreements, including trading terms and conditions, supply contracts and manufacturing agreements
  • Trusts and business structures, including restructuring and asset protection strategies
  • Taxation, including advice on compliance and tax-effective strategies
  • e-Commerce, including trading terms and website terms of use
  • Intellectual property including copyright, trademarks and designs, including registrations and infringement claims
  • Franchising, including review of franchise documentation and, for Franchisors, the preparation of compliant franchise documentation
  • Trade practices, including compliance with Australian Consumer Law regulations and laws regarding warranties and guarantees
  • Bankruptcy and corporate insolvency, including both initial and ongoing advice and assistance through the insolvency process
  • Insurance, including disputed claims
  • Guarantee and Mortgage Advice, including advice and review of documents in conference with you

We also have many years of experience in assisting incorporated associations and other not for profit organisations.

Here is what some of our very satisfied business law clients have said:

“My lawyer was knowledgeable and had good people skills.  He completed his work very efficiently and quickly”

“Performance was outstanding, pleased in every aspect”

“High quality compared with other lawyers”

“Our lawyer has been fantastic!!  He is our life line and security blanket.  We would be lost, confused and stressed without him!”

Call us today for help on 9560 2922.

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11 October 2016
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