Our Experience

Starting, merging or acquiring a business

Making business agreements
– Drawn up General Security Agreements in compliance with the Personal Properties Securities Act to secure amounts outstanding
– Drafted Terms and Conditions ensuring coverage of the Australian Consumer Law, Privacy Act and the Personal Properties Securities Act
– Prepared various shareholder and partnership agreements to avoid litigation
Collecting debts
– Successfully recovered debt in excess of $1 million dollars for client in complex litigation and allegation of supply of defective products
– Acted on behalf of various trustees and liquidators assisting with the recovery of small to large preference payments
Resolving disputes
– Acted for property developer in respect of retail tenancy and shareholder issues
– Acted for architectural firm in respect of disputes relating to shareholder and employment issues
– Resolved retention of title claim by client with a security interest under the PPSA?
– Defended Supreme Court proceedings commenced in the Supreme Court of Victoria for relief for oppressive conduct of affairs
– Recovered in excess of $3m for a public authority
Managing insolvency or bankruptcy
– Resolved $1 million trading whilst insolvent claim for $150,000
– Assisted directors with an insolvent company including advice re personal liability for personal guarantees, outstanding tax debts and trading whilst insolvent and assisted in having the company placed into voluntary administration
Selling or closing a business
– Drafted and negotiated execution of a sale of a partnership agreement for sale of shares in a retail business to the remaining partners
– Acted on behalf of a food supplier in the sale of business valued in excess of $4 million


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