Tag Archive: Contracts

Know who you are contracting with

May 9, 2019

Kellie was in Midland last week seeking summary judgment in case we are working on. The Claimant first of all tried to sue our client’s company for breach of contract. That company counter claimed, but later went into liquidation. They...

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Computer and IT Contracts

February 14, 2019

We are helping a client who wishes to develop some software to assist in his business and sell to others in the industry to recoup the $180,000 he has been quoted. We have been pointing out the pitfalls of the...

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Business Agreements

May 10, 2018

People are starting to do business again. This week we received some instructions to: prepare a sale agreement for the sale of 20% of the units in a unit trust which owns a business, where the buyer is another unit...

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Employment Contracts

November 16, 2017

This week we received a call from a friend of a client with an employment issue. He was recruited, signed a contract and shown his office and the company car.

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Complicated Business Sale Agreement

November 21, 2013

I’ve been working on a complicated business sale agreement this week.  Among other things: Control of the buying company has to be changed with a change of shareholders and directors. The selling company need to change its name so that...

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Sale of Land Dispute

November 7, 2013

We received a referral from a settlement agent this week who is acting for a seller. The contract specified various issues with the house, but the buyers initialed clauses that stated that: they had inspected the property; they were exercising...

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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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Contractor Contract

May 2, 2013

We met with a new client this week.  He is looking at buying a truck and a business to go with it.  The business has him working as a contractor for a large international company.  The contract was heavily stacked...

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Contracts Commercialisation of Intellectual Property

November 11, 2010

This week we finalised a complicated deal between our client who owns some valuable patents and trade secrets and a large US company. It involved: (a) the company subscribing for shares; (b) the money being used to repay debt; (c)...

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