When starting a business, taking care of your legals can seem like the least important thing. However, not setting up your business properly at the start can end up costing you more down the track.
Commercial leases create legal obligations between a landlord and tenant. Whether it is a retail lease, commercial lease, licence or sublease, a commercial lease will likely be the most important and expensive commitment for your business.
From a commercial perspective, one company may possess the personal information of millions of customers. It is increasingly important this data is kept private and secure, so each customer’s identity stays protected and the company’s reputation, untarnished.
At some point in your business journey, you may need to obtain finance to grow the business. There are various ways to do this including by borrowing money through a loan, raising equity from investors or a combination of these.
Whether you are considering buying, selling, merging or restructuring your business – and whether the transaction is an asset sale or a share sale – we can assist you to prepare, negotiate, manage and complete the transaction.
Contracts are legal documents that define the relationship between your business and its customers, suppliers, service providers, partners or affiliates. Contracts give your business certainty and help reduce the likelihood of a dispute arising.
We provide legal debt recovery services to help businesses manage their debtors and recover the money that is owed to them.
An employment contract is a written agreement between an employer and employee that sets out the terms and conditions that govern the employment relationship.
Intellectual property (IP) represents creations of the mind or intellect that can be legally owned. Almost every business has some form of IP that they need to protect.
With so many options, obligations and requirements, we recommend speaking to a legal professional well in advance of your plan to sell. This way a sound plan can be established that will ensure the greatest chance of a successful sale.