Corporate & Commercial

The correct implementation of commercial and corporate legal practices is critical in establishing and maintaining a company's legal foundation. By providing guidance around operations, corporate governance, and commercial contracts, these frameworks ensure regulatory compliance and serve to mitigate risks, while also providing mechanisms for dispute resolution, the protection of intellectual property, and the effective handling of other commercial matters.

The appropriate execution of these functions underpins investor confidence and safeguards consumer interests, making them essential for the smooth functioning and integrity of any given business.

At Murfett Legal, we have a results-driven team of Corporate and Commercial Lawyers who are highly experienced and able to provide advice in the following areas.

  • Companies, Trusts and Partnerships
  • Franchising – Establishment and structuring franchise agreements reviews and advice
  • Legal Agreements – all kinds of custom commercial agreements
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Structuring and establishment of new and existing businesses (all types)
  • Business Restructuring and Succession Planning
  • Due Diligence – for all transactions
  • Asset Protection
  • Leasing – Commercial and Retail
  • Banking and Finance – Facilitation of financial transactions
  • Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law
  • Distribution/Supply/Manufacture and Licensing Agreements
  • Mining Law including tenement negotiations and applications
  • Property Law
  • Liquor Licensing matters
  • Employment Law (including trade restraints)
  • Establishing and advising Associations and Charities
  • Company, Business Name and Trade Marks searches
  • New Business/Projects – assistance to establish and ongoing support
  • Entertainment Law and Events
  • The Australian Energy Review

Why Choose Murfett Legal?

Murfett Legal works closely with clients to achieve the best possible outcomes, both in the short and long term. Our team of corporate and commercial lawyers maintain an exemplary track record by:

  • Focusing on the outcomes and results of legal proceedings;
  • Maintaining up-to-date commercial awareness and a proactive approach;
  • Listening to and understanding the legal needs of our clients;
  • Maintaining open and clear communication across client and advisor channels;
  • Forming an integral part of your business and its operations with our legal services; and
  • Emphasising the importance of client and staff wellbeing.

FAQ FOR CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

Who is corporate & commercial law for?

Catering to a variety of clients, commercial and corporate legal services are two branches of business law that apply primarily to business owners and entrepreneurs, corporations, sole traders, partnerships, investors, venture capitalists, commercial lenders and financial institutions. Commercial and corporate law provide a framework for the effective navigation of the business world, promoting legal compliance at both the corporate and market levels.

When should I engage commercial or corporate legal services?

Commercial and corporate law are relevant throughout the lifecycle of a business, from commencement and expansion to planning succession or exit agreements. During this time, a business may also seek legal advice around contract negotiation, regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection and dispute resolution. For this reason, your chosen corporate and/or commercial law firm will likely build and maintain an ongoing partnership with your business.

What are the risks of failing to comply with commercial or corporate legal requirements?

Non-compliance with commercial or corporate legal requirements can lead to significant risks for a business entity, including financial penalties, legal sanctions, and reputational damage. It can also result in the invalidation of contracts, loss of legal protections, decreased investor confidence, loss of business opportunities, and even the dissolution of the business itself. That is why it is essential for businesses to seek relevant commercial or corporate legal advice to ensure they understand and fulfil their legal obligations.

Do you have a question or require legal advice from a corporate or commercial lawyer? Contact Murfett Legal today, we will be happy to assist you. 

Some topical related articles:



 

our specialists

Jason De Silva

Jason De Silva

View Profile
Kelly Parker

Kelly Parker

View Profile
Peter Broun

Peter Broun

View Profile
Mike Frampton

Mike Frampton

View Profile
Jonathan Crabtree

Jonathan Crabtree

View Profile
Elisia Giardina

Elisia Giardina

View Profile
Henry Peter van der Westhuizen

Henry Peter van der Westhuizen

View Profile

Contact Us

Customer satisfaction is the benchmark of success here at Murfett Legal. Contact us today and our lawyers will be in touch to fully understand your situation in order to provide clear cut solutions for your needs.

 Security code