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Commercial law

Our commercial insight enables us to recognise and advise you about potential issues before they turn into expensive headaches.

We provide advice in relation to all aspects of commercial and business law, including in respect of:

  • contractual obligations, contractual interpretation and the termination of contracts
  • security interests under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)
  • the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)
  • the Australian Consumer Law
  • the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth)
  • transfer duties under the Duties Act 2008 (WA)

Agreements and documents

We have experience drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of commercial documents and contractual agreements, including:

  • Heads of agreement and term sheets
  • Terms of trade
  • Service agreements and Umbrella agreements
  • Loan agreements and acknowledgments of debt
  • Licence agreements
  • Deeds of undertaking
  • Guarantees and Indemnities
  • Security agreements
  • Employment contracts and independent contractor agreements
  • Power of attorney deeds
  • Variation deeds
  • Project deeds
  • Deeds of release and settlement deeds
  • Deeds of assignment
  • Deeds of appointment and removal
  • Trust deeds and unitholders’ agreements
  • Sale of business agreements, share sale agreements and shareholders’ agreements
  • Privacy, whistle blower and HR policies