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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PERSPECTIVES

  • Feb 25, 2019
  • Author: Kellie Dell’Oro
  • INSIGHT: A reminder: Child Care providers in Victoria, now subject to the Victorian Reportable Conduct Scheme

    The new laws which applied from 1 January 2019, regulate the way in which employers in the child care industry identify, investigate and respond to all child safety allegations. The laws apply to all Victorian approved child care providers under the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 (Vic) and any children’s service under […]

  • Corporate & Commercial,
  • Feb 14, 2019
  • Author: Michael Bracken
  • INSIGHT: Six axioms emerging from the Hayne report

    A preliminary analysis of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. As foreshadowed in our previous Financial Services Insight, which deals with the Interim Report, the period of public hearings has been completed and Commissioner Hayne released the Commission’s Final Report on 4 February 2019. The Final Report includes […]

  • Corporate & Commercial,
  • Jan 21, 2019
  • Author: Catherine Osborne
  • INSIGHT: Made a mistake? Tell the client asap or risk a finding of deceit

    The decision of O’Callaghan J in the Federal Court at Victoria in Neville’s Bus Service Pty Limited v Pitcher Partners Consulting Pty Limited & Ors [2018] FCA 2098 sends a salutary warning to professionals to act honestly and appropriately as soon as they discover that they, or colleagues whom they supervise, may have made a […]

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