Corporate and Commercial

Our deep industry knowledge enables us to guide clients in their commercial dealings throughout all stages of corporate development and help them achieve their commercial and strategic business objectives.

We advise clients across a wide range of key industries and professions including Australian public and private companies and SMEs, multinational companies, large professional member organisations, private clients, not-for-profit organisations, and government entities and departments.

Understanding clients’ specific industry drivers and risks enables us to provide comprehensive legal advice and assist their navigation of legal and commercial contingencies which may affect corporate and commercial operations in dealing with regulators.

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  • Corporate & Commercial,
  • Apr 6, 2021
  • Author: Hayley Bowman
  • INSIGHT: The dos and don’ts of COVID-19 vaccine promotion

    The roll-out of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has begun. Generally, the advertising of vaccines to consumers is prohibited in Australia, however some exceptions are now in place to support the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines. To explain these exceptions, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a fact sheet which shows how vaccine providers […]

  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution,Corporate & Commercial,
  • Mar 31, 2021
  • Author: Douglas Raftesath
  • INSIGHT: Dangers in negotiating commercial agreements

    Commercial agreements vary in complexity, the length of time parties are involved in negotiations, and importantly, in the level of formality the parties employ as they ‘thrash out’ the terms. For these reasons, it is sometimes difficult to work out when the negotiations have reached a point where the law would regard the parties as […]

  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution,Corporate & Commercial,
  • Mar 31, 2021
  • Author: Douglas Raftesath Author: Georgina Odell Author: Mark Fitzgerald
  • INSIGHT: The importance of an up to date and relevant shareholders’ agreement

    A shareholders’ agreement is a contract between a company’s shareholders (sometimes the company itself is also a party), setting out the rights and obligations of the shareholders in relation to the affairs of the company and how it is to be managed. If the company is the trustee of a unit trust the agreement relates […]