Business & Corporate

Our Business and Corporate Lawyers have significant professional experience and an understanding of how businesses work to enable them to deliver commercial strategies and alternative options in business structuring and general business activities. We work with your taxation and accounting advisors to ensure your transactions run smoothly and achieve the desired and most beneficial outcome for your business.

We can assist in all aspects of your business from formation and establishment of a business, to day-to-day operations including advising and preparing terms of trade, preparing and reviewing contracts and other transactional and governance documents that ensure your rights are protected, and representing your best interests in the event of a contractual dispute.

Our Business Lawyers specialise in drafting contracts and have the knowledge and experience to understand the needs of each business they work with.

BAL Lawyers can also assist with contract review (employment, property, business and licensing contracts) and explaining these contracts in plain English so you know exactly what you are signing before you sign it.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Business acquisitions and sales
  • Business structures and restructuring
  • Corporate governance
  • Insolvency
  • Shareholder and unit-holder agreements
  • Services agreements
  • Trusts
  • Co-operatives
  • Banking, finance and securities
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Syndicate agreements
  • Franchising
  • Intellectual property
  • Privacy and information security
  • Website terms of use and disclaimers
  • Taxation
  • Restraints of trade
  • Competition and consumer law
  • Personal property securities law

BAL Lawyers has a long-standing appointment on the Australian Government’s Legal Services Panel for Corporate and Commercial Law, and is currently identified as a qualified provider of Procurement and Tendering legal services for Commonwealth agencies.

If you have a question about business law or would like to learn more, please contact us.