It is important for businesses to be correctly structured.  It is equally important that Directors, Shareholders, Trustees and Employees understand their rights and their responsibilities in relation to the business, and to each other. 

Legal World’s expertise is derived from extensive experience in commercial dealings and our practice of law. Legal World has intentionally employed lawyers from the corporate and commercial world.  Our unique mix of hands-on experience and legal know-how means that you receive astute advice.

If you are starting a new business or restructuring an existing one, we can advise you on:

  • Business structures

  • Company constitutions, partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, buy/sell deeds, franchise agreements and disclosure documents

  • Intellectual property rights, including registering designs, patents and trademarks, non-disclosure agreements

  • Supplier and client agreements, IT development agreements, service level agreements

  • Employment and contractor agreements (see Employment Advisory and Disputes)

  • Mortgages, guarantees, charges and other securities and loan documentation

  • Company tax, stamp duty, GST, capital gains, payroll and land tax (see Tax Advisory and Disputes)

  • Risk mitigation (see Insurance Advisory and Litigation)

  • Commercial leases and sales contracts (see Development, Construction and Property)

  • Recovering money owed to you

  • Insolvency (see Insolvency & Restructuring)

  • Asset protection (see Private Advisory)