Tag Archive: commercial law

Speedy Settlement

August 29, 2019

An old client came to us last week seeking independent advice on loan contract, guarantees and mortgages being given as security for a loan. The deal involved borrowing just over $175k for 6 months, but only receiving $150k after application...

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Lease Dispute Arbitration

August 1, 2019

This week we finalised an agreement to send numerous disputes regarding a lease to arbitration. One dispute related to whether the lessee or the lessor is liable for sewerage discharge charges levied by the Water Corp. Other disputes relate to...

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IP Issues for IT Client

July 7, 2019

We received an e-mail from an old IT client who had a trade mark issue. A cruise company wanted to register a trade mark in relation to some Apps it had developed. IP Australia said they were too similar to...

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Sale and Purchase of a Business

October 10, 2013

I am working on a sale and purchase of a business. The buyer and seller are business partners.  The seller wishes to slow down and act as consultant only for a few years and then retire altogether. They wanted me...

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Finalising Franchise Agreement

July 11, 2013

Yesterday we finalised negotiations regarding a franchise for a client. We managed to get numerous changes made to the franchise agreement, though not as many as we would have liked. We find it is usually difficult to get any changes...

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Purchase of Financial Planning Business

May 13, 2013

We are helping a lady negotiate the purchase of 2 financial planning businesses at the moment. We’ve done a few of these over the years, so we were able to put these together reasonably quickly.  One lady was a procrastinating...

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