Businesses have a lot of moving parts. We understand that, in business, you need practical, quick and cost-effective advice, guidance and solutions tailored to fit your circumstances and objectives.
At Nevett Ford, we believe we can give you the best value by gaining a deep understanding of your business, including your objectives and challenges. Our expert team of commercial lawyers in Melbourne can guide your business to the most efficient and beneficial solution.
We prefer relationships that are not transactional and strive to establish a lasting quality relationship with you so we can be a trusted resource throughout your journey.
Our experience with our clientele demonstrates not only long lasting relationships, but strengthening ones, that are continually growing in breadth and scope.
Our business law team includes commercial lawyers in Melbourne, who are highly skilled, with a blend of experience and expertise across a comprehensive range of commercial matters. Our commercial and company lawyers can help you with any issues you are facing in running your business.
As Commercial Solicitors our areas of practice and expertise include:
Commercial and business
- business structuring and succession – including companies, trusts, partnerships and many shapes of co-investment,
- sales and acquisitions of businesses (shares or assets), including transaction due diligence and risk advice,
- business services agreements including advising on and documenting day to day legal arrangements,
- governance and commercial management advice including guidance for directors and business operators, shareholder and board meeting procedures and voting
- shareholder rights and disputes,
- restructures including share issues and buybacks, capital raisings or reductions, rights issues and similar transactions,
- shareholders and joint venture agreements,
- advice to trustees and beneficiaries,
- capital and finance advice including debt and securities,
- tax advice, and
- intellectual property rights and protection.
Commercial property and development
- due diligence investigations, acquisitions and sales of commercial properties and development sites,
- advice on retail and commercial leasing,
- advice under the Building Act 2003 (Vic),
- property joint ventures, and
- sport and licensing agreements.
As experienced business lawyers in Australia including an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Law, we understand your need for transparency, and we will always be open with our processes and fees. With our proven track record of delivering results for individuals, small businesses and large companies, we are confident in our abilities to assist our clients in a wide range of legal matters.
We are also able to provide written and oral advice in multiple languages of Mandarin, Malay or Cantonese. To find out more, speak to our qualified team today.
Who You’ll Work With
Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
“Friendly, professional service. Subject matter promptly dealt with. Will recommend them.”
Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
“Ryan Curtis-Griffiths and Jacqui Azouz provided excellent legal work. I am a lawyer in the United States so I expect a lot. And I got it from Ryan and Jacqui. They are knowledgeable, efficient and very easy to work with. I will use them whenever I have an opportunity. “
Professionalism, Responsiveness, Value
“I cannot find any words to describe the professionalism of thos firm. Everyone from the reception to financial services and not to say Mae who helped out was absolutely amazing. I had Richard Hamilton who was definitely someone I will always have to represent me if I need any further help. Keep up the fantastic work ? “
Reliable Lawyer and Good Expertise
“Richard Hamilton is a very genuine lawyer with very good expertise, good values and ethics of responsibility. He is not one of the lawyers in the market who would deceive you with false hopes. I found him very reliable which is something you need when you are going through a difficult family court case. Richard is also very good in returning to calls and emails. I definitely recommend him.”
Excellent services and advice
“Ryan has been my migration lawyer of a number of years now and has been successful in obtaining PR and Australian Citizenship for me. His advice is clear, straight forward and tailored to an individual’s needs. He puts in the effort and time and always cares for his clients. Overall, I received a first-class service from him, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking for migration advice.”
The best immigration service provider in Mel
“In all respect to achieve your PR and the pathway for citizenship was done very professionally ! Special thanks to Rayan ( MD) who helped me in all the way throughout to achieve goal.”
“Ryan Curtis-Griffiths knowledge of immigration law, a skills in preparing all documents, excellent communication skills, rapid response to my inquiries, thoughtful and good listener.”
Professional Service with Attention to Detail
“We engaged Nevett Ford Lawyers to prepare our 186 Business Nomination and Visa Application. Ryan provided outstanding service by assisting us with all his experience in the industry. It was the best decision to work with Ryan as he always listened to our instructions and assisted with timely advise. I would definitely recommend Ryan and his team to anyone looking for a Immigration lawyer.”
Professional Service and Prompt Response
“Ryan and his team made sure the process of 186 Business Nomination and Visa application were as seamless as possible. We always received prompt response and correct advise regarding the matter. I would happily recommend Ryan and Nevett Ford to anyone who wants assistance with 186 visas.”
Best Lawyers in the business
“Looked after me. Always made sure I knew what was going on and why, but also made sure my mental health was top priority.”
Very professional team
“Great professional team, best communicating with the customer.”
Legal expertise, Client focused service, Courtesy
“Nevett Ford Lawyers, including paralegals and administrative staff, displayed professional and reliable services. All staff with whom I interacted responded promptly to my queries and requests. Their polite and friendly manner was appreciated and reassuring.”
Professional, Efficient & Supportive
“A Positive outcome of Permanent Residency from a Ministerial Intervention is what we achieved through Nevett Ford Lawyers. David Stratton and his Team have been highly efficient and professional along the entire journey through the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) and Ministerial Intervention. The Team managed our file with great care and patience while supporting us through the entire process during the past four years. We would highly recommend Nevett Ford Lawyers for their Professionalism and Task Accomplishments.”
Ryan and Shalini worked extremely hard for us
“Ryan and Shalini’s communication skills were what really stood out to us. They replied to emails most of the time within minutes and did a good job on helping us stay realistic about expectations as our case was extremely difficult and had a high chance of failure, they did a brilliant job of getting the visa through for my partner.”
Service provided was professional & prompt
“Great communication, friendly interaction with all staff (including reception), prompt and did what they said they would do.”
Navigating a tricky workplace case
“Generous with their time. Fair and pragmatic advice from which I was able to make an informed decision.”