Small Business

Many of our clients operate small to medium enterprises and rely on us for timely accurate advice to help them do this.  In addition to dispute resolution services, our services to small business include;

  • advice on structure (we usually like to do this in conjunction with your accountant) and documenting the required structure (company, partnership, joint venture)
  • debt recovery including letters of demand, creditors’ statutory demand for payment, winding up applications, bankruptcy notices and bankruptcy petitions and seizure of property
  • preparing or redrafting your important documents – terms of trade, invoices, order forms and intra-group documentation
  • advising on your business practices – helping you to prevent claims under the Australian Consumer Law, complying with your legal obligations
  • advising on and helping with regulatory requirements – Local Councils,  Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing, Fair Trading,
  • helping with employment practices – advising on awards, the Fair Work Act, service contracts redundancies and dismissals
  • leasing – commercial and industrial property, plant and equipment

 

Corporations Act – company incorporations and de-registrations, disputes between shareholders or directors, fixed and floating charges and the Personal Property Securities Register, share issues, Board and General Meeting resolutions, advice on shareholders’ rights