corporate and business

Case Studies

Our practice areas has:

  • represented directors involved in “shareholder oppression” Supreme Court proceedings after a business dispute,
  • advised franchisees and business owners on their acquisitions and structured their business partnerships, and
  • represented business co-owners in relation to various co-ownership disputes and operational issues.

OUR CORPORATE AND BUSINESS TEAM

Stuart Wilson
Peter Lumb
Andrew Lumb
Nathan Xu
Crystal Qin
Susan Craig

Topics We’ve Written About

The Pandemic Effect On Leases – A Lesson From The US

The Pandemic Effect On Leases – A Lesson From The US

A recent case in the US dealt with matters which are currently hot topics in Australia – namely the rights of tenants who are suffering under the COVID-19 pandemic. Valentino U.S.A., Inc. v. 693 Fifth Owner LLC - Background Italian fashion brand Valentino and its...

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Changes to Victorian Retail Leasing

Changes to Victorian Retail Leasing

Retail leasing is quite strictly regulated with statutory procedures, which are mostly for the tenant’s protection.  New legislation is now in place which makes a number of key changes to the retail leasing framework in Victoria.  Unsurprisingly, most of these changes...

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Unfair Contract Terms

Unfair Contract Terms

On 9 November 2020, the Federal Government announced changes to increase protections offered against unfair contract terms, making them illegal and punishable by civil penalties. When Do the Protections Operate? The legislation (known as the Australian Consumer Law)...

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Company Name or Business Name – What’s the Difference?

Company Name or Business Name – What’s the Difference?

If you intend to start your own business, there are many things that you need consider such as permits, staffing, strategy, suppliers.  One of the first things to decide should be what structure is most appropriate for your business.  There are a variety of options...

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Mandatory Code of Conduct for Landlords and Tenants

Mandatory Code of Conduct for Landlords and Tenants

The Federal Government has created a code of conduct which is mandatory for landlords and tenants from 3 April 2020, intended to “aid the management of cashflow” for tenants and landlords as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure business...

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