Project Description

Business Law

business law sydney

Running a business can be challenging. There’s so many things that you need to have your eye on, it’s easy for important things to slip through the cracks. Our clients rely on our Parramatta and Fairfield solicitors to help them identify and manage complex corporate and business law issues as and when they arise so they can get on with the job of running their operations. Whether you’re establishing a new business, restructuring your existing organisation or facing solvency issues, our general practice law firm can help you keep your business on track.

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    Business Contracts

    Regardless of what type of business you run, contracts are a necessary part of life. A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more people or businesses that outlines what each of your obligations, rights and responsibilities are. They’re important documents that you can rely on to enforce your rights in a court of law. Whether you need to draft a contract for a large transaction or put in place legal agreements that you can use every day, our company lawyers can help you:

    • Identify what information the contract needs to contain.

    • Draft your business contracts.

    • Represent your business in contract negotiations.

    • Make sure your rights and assets are protected.

    • Review existing contracts and determine if they need to be updated or changed to better protect your assets or rights.

    • Suggest changes to standard contracts that will protect your business.

    • Represent you if a contractual dispute arises.

    Some of the business contracts that we can help you with include:

    • Buy and Sell Agreements

    • Commercial Lease Agreements

    • Shareholder, Partnership or Joint Venture Agreements

    • Distribution and Supply Agreements

    • Employment Contracts

    • Licensing Agreements

    • Equipment Leases

    • Confidentiality Agreements

    • Loan Agreements

    Corporate Law

    There are many aspects to corporate law that can be difficult to navigate on your own. Whether you need help choosing the right business structure or understanding your day to day compliance obligations, our business attorneys can guide you through the process. We can help you:

    • Choose the best business structure to protect your assets and manage your operations.

    • Review your existing business structure to make sure it suits your long-term needs.

    • Understand what documents and processes you need to put in place for your business structure.

    • Know what obligations your business must comply with under the law.

    • Understand what personal obligations you may have under the law as a sole trader, partner, director, shareholder or trustee.

    • Understand what your business risks are and how you can manage them.

    • Draft or review policies to help you meet your legal obligations.

    • Understand your day to day legal reporting and compliance obligations.

    Bankruptcy and Insolvency

    Managing a business that is having cash flow issues or considering bankruptcy can be very stressful. There are many legal and accounting obligations that must be met, not to mention creditors, employees and suppliers who need to be communicated with. Our experienced insolvency and bankruptcy lawyers can help you:

    • Understand what your business must do if it is insolvent.

    • Restructure your organisation or loans to deal with bankruptcy.

    • Manage the process of voluntary administration or bankruptcy.

    • Represent you in discussions with creditors, debtors and employees.

    • Represent you in any legal proceedings that arise including mortgage foreclosures and the enforcement of guarantees.

    • Represent you as your business is wound up.

    • Prepare documents to sell assets.

    • Prepare documents as part of creditor meetings, shareholder meetings and directors minutes.


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