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Corporate, M&A and Commercial

Meridian’s corporate and commercial team provides a complete range of business and transactional legal services. Our experienced team works with a diverse client base across key industry sectors. We help our clients with their day-to-day operations and in achieving their strategic objectives and investment and growth strategies.

Our practical advice is designed to assist our clients effectively manage crucial commercial and legal risks across various areas including  transactions, corporate structures, intellectual property and information, competition, employment and compensation, financial services, regulatory governance, compliance and investigations and property.

Key services

  • Mergers and acquisitions, sales and purchases
  • Business structures, partnership and shareholder arrangements
  • Business succession planning and funded buy-out arrangements
  • Advising and defending a range of professional associations and practices
  • Transactional and Due Diligence
  • Contract negotiation, documentation and administration
  • Distribution arrangements and strategic alliances
  • Advising on Director and Officer duties, conflicts of interest and corporate compliance
  • Advising stakeholder relations service providers and alliance partners
  • Capital management strategies including buy-backs, capital reductions and divestments
  • Capital markets and ASX – equities, shares and derivatives
  • Advising Not for Profit Entities and Tax-Exempt organisations
  • Corporate finance (debt and equity, venture capital) and fundraising
  • Business succession planning and funded buy-outs
  • Advising on Competition Law and Franchising
  • Advising on Commercial Technology and Information
  • Advising on the risk implications of superannuation structures